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Salute To Percy Grainger

Peter Pears (tenor), Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano) & John Shirley Quirk (baritone)

Ambrosian Singers, Wandsworth Boys’ Choir & Linden Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten & Steuart Bedford, John Eliot Gardiner

This two-CD collection includes Britten's classic 1968 recording, which is one of the best of all Grainger recitals in itself...Dazzling sound. More…
  • Presto Disc of the Week
    31st January 2011

2 CDs

$13.00

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Contents:

Grainger: Shepherd's Hey

2:18
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: Willow Willow

4:05
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Peter Pears (tenor)

Grainger: I'm seventeen come Sunday

2:59
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: Bold William Taylor

3:39
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

Grainger: There was a Pig went out to Dig

2:01
  • Ambrosian Singers

Grainger: My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone

5:40
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: Lord Maxwell's Goodnight

3:30
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Peter Pears (tenor)

Grainger: 'The Duke of Marlborough' Fanfare

2:19
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: Let's Dance Gay in Green Meadow

3:06
  • Viola Tunnard (piano), Benjamin Britten (piano)

Grainger: Scotch Strathspey and Reel

7:56
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Benjamin Britten
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Grainger: The Pretty Maid Milkin' Her Cow...The Sprig O' Thyme

4:03
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)

Grainger: Lisbon (Dublin Bay)

1:27
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: The Lost Lady Found

2:55
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Benjamin Britten

Grainger: Shallow Brown

5:38
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Benjamin Britten
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

Grainger: Molly on the Shore

3:49
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Shenandoah

1:40
  • Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

trad.: Londonderry Air

5:16
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Brigg Fair

2:33
  • Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Peter Pears (tenor)

Grainger: Green Bushes

8:15
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Under A Bridge

3:10
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

Grainger: Dollar and a Half a Day

3:43
  • Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

Grainger: The Merry King

3:14
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford

Grainger: Six Dukes Went a-Fishin'

2:57
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Osian Ellis (harp)

Grainger: Stormy

1:22
  • Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir, Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford
  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

Grainger: The Three Ravens

3:27
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra, Linden Singers
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Peter Pears (tenor)

Grainger: Died for Love

1:16
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano)

Grainger: Country Gardens

1:50
  • Percy Grainger (piano)

Grainger: The Power of Love

3:26
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
  • Steuart Bedford
  • Peter Pears (tenor)

Grainger: The Hunter in His Career

1:39
  • Members of the English Chamber Orchestra, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
  • Steuart Bedford

 Excerpt  Grainger: The Warriors

18:22
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Achim Holub, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Achim Holub (assistant conductor)
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