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Best of British

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8570573-74
(8.570573-74)

Discs:

2

Release date:

2nd July 2007

Barcode:

0747313057375

Length:

2 hours 23 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Best of British

A 2-CD Set of Stirring Music by the Best of British Composers


Arnold:

Four Scottish Dances Op. 59: No. 1 Pesante

Four Scottish Dances Op. 59 No. 2 Vivace

Bax:

Summer Music

Bridge:

Two Poems: Allegro con brio

Britten:

Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a: II. Sunday Morning

Delius:

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Elgar:

Nimrod (from Enigma Variations)

Give unto the Lord (Psalm XXIX), Op. 74

Enigma Variations Op. 36: Var. XIV (EDU): Finale

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 - Adagio

Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 - Allegro piacevole

Finzi:

Clarinet Concerto Op. 31: I. Allegro vigoroso

Harty:

Piano Concerto in B min: II. Tranquilllo e calmo

Holst:

The Planets: Jupiter

Ireland:

The Holy Boy

Parry:

I was glad

Rubbra:

Violin Concerto Op. 103: III Allegro giocoso

Rutter:

The Lord is my shepherd

Stainer:

God so loved the world

Stanford:

Communion Service in C major: Gloria

The Blue Bird, Op. 119 No. 3

Tavener:

The Lamb

Vaughan Williams:

Sea Songs

The Lark Ascending

Walton:

Crown Imperial

Spitfire Prelude & Fugue


Various artists including Maria Kliegel, Maggini Quartet, Oxford Camerata conducted by Jeremy Summerly, Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by David Lloyd-Jones, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge conducted by Christopher Robinson, London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford

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Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma"

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9 (Nimrod)

William Walton: Crown Imperial

Crown Imperial

Frank Bridge: 2 Poems: No. 2. Allegro con brio

2 Poems: No. 2. Allegro con brio

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs

Sea Songs

Edmund Rubbra: Violin Concerto, Op. 103

Violin Concerto, Op. 103: III. Allegro giocoso

Charles Villiers Stanford: Communion Service in C major, Op. 115: Gloria

Communion Service in C major, Op. 115: Gloria

Malcolm Arnold: 4 Scottish Dances, Op. 59

No. 1. Pesante

No. 2. Vivace

Edward Elgar: Give unto the Lord (Psalm 29), Op. 74

Give unto the Lord (Psalm 29), Op. 74

Benjamin Britten: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a

4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: No. 2. Sunday Morning

William Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32

The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

Hubert Parry: I was glad when they said unto me, Op. 51, "Psalm 122"

I was glad when they said unto me (Psalm 122), Op. 51

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma"

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 14 (E.D.U.): Finale

Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending

Charles Villiers Stanford: 8 Partsongs, Op. 119

8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3: The blue bird

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: III. Adagio

Arnold Bax: Summer Music

Summer Music

John Ireland: 4 Preludes: No. 3. The Holy Boy (version for string quartet)

4 Preludes: No. 3. The Holy Boy (arr. string quartet)

John Stainer: The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion: God so loved the world

Gerald Finzi: Clarinet Concerto in C minor, Op. 31

Clarinet Concerto, Op. 31: I. Allegro vigoroso

Edward Elgar: Serenade in E minor, Op. 20

Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20: I. Allegro piacevole

John Rutter: Requiem

Requiem: The Lord is my shepherd

John Tavener: The Lamb

The Lamb

Hamilton Harty: Piano Concerto in B minor

Piano Concerto in B minor: II. Tranquillo e calmo

Frederick Delius: 2 Pieces for Small Orchestra

2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No. 1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

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