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British Composers

A series celebrating the numerous recordings of British composers which EMI have made over the years. From the very early recordings of Elgar conducting his own works, through a whole host of other composer-conductors to the more recent recordings of Nicholas Maw and Peter Maxwell Davies, this series celebrates all that is good about EMI's commitment to British music.

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Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem & Sancta Civitas

Bryn Terfel (baritone), Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Philip Langridge (tenor)

London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Richard Hickox

...Richard Hickox [has a] superb team on his outstanding version: Yvonne Kenny, a top-form Bryn Terfel and a tiny but telling contribution from the late and very much lamented Philip Langridge. More…

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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38

Richard Lewis (tenor), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-Soprano) & Kim Borg (bass)

Hallé Choir, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers & Hallé Orchestra, John Barbirolli

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Arnold conducts Arnold

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Arnold

No Arnold collection captures his special magic quite as compellingly as this. More…

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Sarah Chang (violin), Ian Bostridge (tenor)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

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Elgar: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2, In the South & other orchestral works

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult

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Vaughan Williams - Symphonies Nos. 4-6

John Williams (oboe)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Constantin Silvestri, Paavo Berglund, Sir Alexander Gibson

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Britten: Spring Symphony, Op. 44, etc.

Sheila Armstrong, Janet Baker, Robert Tear

London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Andre Previn

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Ades: America A Prophecy

Songs & Choral Works

Robin Blaze, Christopher Maltman & Susan Bickley

Polyphony & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Layton & Thomas Ades

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Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem

Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), John Carol Case (Baritone), Christopher Hyde-Smith (Flute)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Chorus, Orchestra Nova, Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Boult, Malcolm Sargent

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Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, The Lark Ascending & other favourites

New Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Sir Adrian Boult

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