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British Composers - Guide to Britain

50 songs (3 hours and 6 minutes) Released on 3 July 2011
Disc 1
1
London Suite, "London Everyday": III. Knightsbridge (March)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
4:21
2
Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40, "In London Town"
Sir John Barbirolli
14:45
3
Handel In The Strand (Clog Dance) Rmtb2.
Daniel Adni
2:46
4
Brook Green Suite, H.190 (1987 Remastered Version): I. Prelude
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar
1:25
5
Bushes and Briars (men's voices)
Baccholian Singers of London
3:00
6
Magnificat 'Collegium Regale'
King's College Choir, Cambridge/Garth Benson/Boris Ord
4:30
7
Peter Grimes, Four Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: I. Dawn (Lento e tranquillo)
London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
3:44
8
Yarmouth Fair: "As I rode down to Yarmouth fair"
Owen Brannigan/Ernest Lush
1:40
9
Brigg Fair
Ian Bostridge/Polyphony/Stephen Layton
2:34
10
Folk Song Arrangement: The Lincolnshire Poacher (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear/Sir Philip Ledger
1:58
11
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Thomas Bullard, Benjamin Bayl & Stephen Cleobury
3:58
12
The Hills, I. The Hills in Spring: 'From Chinley Churn and Rushup Ridge' - [chorus, soprano, tenor]
Felicity Palmer/Robert Tear/Robert Lloyd/Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Philip Ledger
1:36
13
The Lass Of Richmond Hill
The Kings Singers
1:53
14
Preces
Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger
1:03
15
Folk Song Arrangement: Come you not from Newcastle? (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear/Sir Philip Ledger
1:15
16
Black Stitchel (2001 Remastered Version)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/David Willison
2:10
17
The Land of the Mountain and the Flood, Concert Overture in B Minor, Op. 3: (Allegro con moto - Poco meno Allegro più animando - Con brio)
Scottish National Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
9:09
18
Loch Lomond (1995 Remastered Version)
London Madrigal Singers/Ian Partridge/Christopher Bishop
3:42
19
Scottish Dances Op. 59: 4. Con brio
Philharmonia Orchestra/Robert Irving
1:21
20
The Wee Cooper o' Fife
Robert Tear/Benjamin Luxon/André Previn
1:50
21
Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes (orch. Arnold Foster): 2. Rhosymedre (melody by J. D. Edwards, 1805-1885)
Richard Hickox
4:13
22
Folk Song Arrangement: The Ash Grove (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear/Sir Philip Ledger
2:22
23
Jesu Lover Of My Soul
Huddersfield Choral Society
3:54
24
Six Choral Folk Songs, H.136 (1995 Remastered Version): 6. Swansea Town
Baccholian Singers of London
2:50
25
In summertime on Bredon [with orch.]
Frederick Harvey/Philharmonia Orchestra/George Weldon
3:09
26
Severn Suite Op. 87 (orchestral version) (1989 Remastered Version): I. Worcester Castle (Introduction)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
2:13
27
Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad' (2001 Remastered Version): I. Loveliest of trees
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/David Willison
2:51
28
Caractacus Op. 35 (1989 Remastered Version): Woodland Interlude (Introduction to Scene III)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
2:16
29
On Wenlock Edge, on Texts by Alfred E. Housman: VI. Clun, "In valleys of springs of rivers" (Andante tranquillo)
Ian Partridge/Music Group of London
3:33
Disc 2
1
My Native Heath, Suite (1924): IV. Barwick Green
Sidney Torch And His Orchestra
2:49
2
An Oxford Elegy (excerpt: That sweet city with her dreaming spires...Come, let me read)
John Westbrook/King's College Choir, Cambridge/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks
2:46
3
String Quartet 'in Gloucestershire' (No. 3): II. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical
Britten Quartet
2:05
4
Come down, O Love divine (Down Ampney)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/Thomas Williamson/Stephen Cleobury
3:43
5
English Folk Song Suite: III. March (Folk Songs from Somerset). Allegro - Trio
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
3:03
6
Folk Song Arrangement: The trees they grow so high (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear/Sir Philip Ledger
3:13
7
Songs of the Sea Op. 91 (1983 Remastered Version): III. Devon, O Devon, in Wind and Rain (Allegro con fuoco)
Benjamin Luxon/Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Geoffrey Hughes/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Norman Del Mar
1:45
8
Tintagel (2007 Remastered Version)
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
15:02
9
Sans Day Carol
Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford & John Rutter
3:20
10
Four Cornish Dances Op. 91 (2001 Remastered Version): 3. Con moto e sempre senza parodia
Malcolm Arnold
2:27
11
Devonshire Cream and Cider [with orch.]
Frederick Harvey/Philharmonia Orchestra/George Weldon
3:55
12
Egdon Heath (Homage to Thomas Hardy) H172 (Op. 47) (2003 Remastered Version)
André Previn
14:40
13
Linden Lea - A Dorset Song
Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
2:54
14
Portsmouth Point (1999 Remastered Version)
London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
5:28
15
Sussex Carol (On Christmas night all Christians sing)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, John Wells & Sir David Willcocks
1:53
16
In Windsor Forest: IV. Wedding Chorus (Ben Johnson)
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Geoffrey Hughes/Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar
4:38
17
St Paul's Suite H118 (Op. 29 No. 2): IV. Finale: The Dargason (Allegro)
Yehudi Menuhin
3:21
18
Ten Blake Songs: No. 4, London, "I wander thro' each charter'd street" (In free time)
Ian Partridge
1:35
19
London Suite (1988 Remastered Version): I. Covent Garden (Tarentelle)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
4:58
20
London Pieces: 2. Ragamuffin
Desmond Wright
2:05
21
A London Symphony (1994 Remastered Version): IV. Andante con moto - Maestoso alla marcia (quasi lento) - Allegro - Maestoso alla marcia (alla I) - Epilogue (Andante sostenuto)
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
4:44