album

Essential Delius: 150th Anniversary

19 songs (2 hours and 33 minutes)
Disc 1
1
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Vernon Handley/London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:49
2
2 Pieces for Small Orchestra, RT VI/19: II. Summer Night on the River (Very quietly)
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
6:31
3
A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (arr. Beecham)
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
9:48
4
A Song Before Sunrise.
Malcolm Sargent
6:11
5
Koanga: La Calinda
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
4:33
6
Sleigh ride (Winter night) (2001 Remastered Version)
Sir Thomas Beecham & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
5:34
7
Intermezzo from Fennimore and Gerda
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
4:58
8
Irmelin Prelude
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
5:45
9
3 Small Tone Poems for Orchestra, RT VI/7: I. Summer Evening
Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox
6:29
10
Paris - The Song of a Great City
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras
21:53
Disc 2
1
In a Summer Garden
Hallé Orchestra/Vernon Handley
14:17
2
Hassan (Incidental Music), RT I/9, Act 1: No. 2, Interlude between Scenes 1 & 2 (Very quietly)
Robert Tear/Sir John Barbirolli
2:21
3
A Song of Summer
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
11:12
4
To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water, for Chorus a Cappella, RT IV/5: I. Slow but not dragging
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger
2:10
5
To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water, for Chorus a Cappella, RT IV/5: II. Gaily but not quick
Robert Tear/King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir Philip Ledger
2:07
6
String Quartet in E Minor, RT VIII/8: III. Late Swallows. Slow and wistfully (Arr. for String Orchestra by Eric Fenby)
Sir John Barbirolli/Hallé Orchestra
10:49
7
A Dance Rhapsody No. 2 (2001 Remastered Version)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham
7:47
8
Cynara, Song for Baritone and Orchestra, RT III/5 : "Last night, ah, yesternight, betwixt her lips" (Andante moderato)
John Shirley-Quirk/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
9:33
9
Brigg Fair: An English Rhapsody
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Brendan O'Brien/Richard Hickox
16:02