Treasury Of Great British Music



5CD Set
Released July 1998 (Re-issued in 2000 with different cover)
Cat No.: RDCD1941-5 (RDC93611-4)
RD Code: GBM 427
Compiled by A Humphries - Booklet Notes by John Kehoe


CD1      THE SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

1 - Spitfire Prelude And Fugue - English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford - Walton
2 - Pomp And Circumstance March In A Minor, Op. 39, No. 2 - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Elgar
3 - Excerpts From 'Henry V' Suite (Charge And Battle, Touch Her Soft Lips And Part, Agincourt Song) - Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt - Walton
4 - March Of The Bowmen #from 'Robin Hood' Suite - East of England Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Nabarro - Curzon
5 - Dam Busters March~The - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson - Coates
6 - Toccata Marziale - London Wind Orchestra conducted by Denis Wick - Vaughan Williams
7 - London Suite (Covent Garden, Westminster, Knightsbridge) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Walker - Coates
8 - Overture To 'The Yeomen Of The Guard' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley - Sullivan
9 - Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss - Elgar

CD2      GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND

1 - Shropshire Lad~A - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Butterworth
2 - Lark Ascending~The - Carney, Violin, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Christopher Seaman~Jonathan - Vaughan Williams
3 - Fantasia On Greensleeves - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss - Vaughan Williams, arr. Greaves
4 - On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by William Jackson - Delius
5 - Fantasia On A Theme Of Thomas Tallis - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Christopher Seaman - Vaughan Williams
6 - Nimrod #from 'Enigma Variations', Op. 36 - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt - Elgar
7 - Over The Hills And Far Away - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Christopher Seaman - Delius, arr. Beecham

CD3      THE HEART OF OUR COUNTRY

1 - Capriol Suite (Basse - Danse, Pavanne, Tordion, Bransles, Pieds - En - L'Air, Mattachins (Sword Dance)) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth - Warlock
2 - Excerpts From 'An English Suite' (Prelude, Pastoral and Frolic) - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Parry
3 - English Idyll No. 1 - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Butterworth
4 - English Idyll No. 2 - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Butterworth
5 - Molly On The Shore - London Wind Orchestra conducted by Denis Wick - Grainger
6 - English Folk Song Suite (Seventeen Come Sunday (March), My Bonny Boy (Intermezzo), Folk Songs From Somerset (March)) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Christopher Seaman - Vaughan Williams
7 - Suite No. 2 In F Major, Op. 28b - London Wind Orchestra conducted by Denis Wick - Holst
8 - Shepherd's Hey - London Wind Orchestra conducted by Denis Wick - Grainger
9 - Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59 (Pesante, Vivace, Allegretto, Con Brio) - Philharmonic 'Pops' Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt - Arnold

CD4      BY RIVER, LAKE AND SEA

1 - Four Sea Interludes #from 'Peter Grimes' (Dawn, Sunday Morning, Moonlight, Storm), Op. 33a - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford - Britten
2 - Storm And Love Scene #from 'Troilus and Cressida' - Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt - Walton
3 - Watermill~The - Sinfonia of London conducted by Charles Gerhardt - Binge
4 - By The River #from 'Florida Suite' - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Delius
5 - Summer Night On The River - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Jackson - Delius
6 - Tintagel - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli - Bax
7 - Excerpts From 'The Water Music' (Allegro, Andante Con Molto, Allegro and Hornpipe) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin - Handel, arr. Baines, Mackerras

CD5      PRIDE AND PATRIOTISM

1 - Music For The Royal Fireworks, No. 4 (La Réjouissance) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin - Handel, arr. Baines, Mackerras
2 - Trumpet Tune And Air - Farley, Trumpet, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley~Bob - Purcell
3 - Orb And Sceptre - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell - Walton
4 - Halcyon Days #from 'The Three Elizabeths' Suite - East of England Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Nabarro - Coates
5 - Crown Imperial - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell - Walton
6 - Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity #from 'The Planets', Op. 32 - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Holst
7 - Imperial March, Op. 32 - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras - Elgar
8 - Pomp And Circumstance March In G Major, Op. 39, No. 4 - English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton - Elgar
9 - Pomp And Circumstance March In D Major, Op. 39, No. 1 (Land Of Hope And Glory) - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson - Elgar
10 - Jerusalem - Royal Choral Society with the New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss - Parry, arr. Sargent
11 - Rule Britannia - Elizabeth Bainbridge, Mezzo - soprano, with the Royal Choral Society and the New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss - Arne, arr. Sargent

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