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The Best Of British


Release Date: 11/30/2007 
Label:  Emi Laser Series Catalog #: 62528   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarEric CoatesCharles Hubert ParryThomas Augustine Arne,   ... 
Performer:  Noel RawsthorneAnne Collins
Conductor:  Sir Charles GrovesSir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraNew Philharmonia OrchestraCambridge University Music Society,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Imperial March, Op. 32 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2. The Dam Busters by Eric Coates
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3. I was glad by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  Cambridge University Music Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Coronation Ode, Op. 44: Land of Hope and Glory by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra,  Cambridge University Music Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7. The British Grenadiers by Thomas Augustine Arne
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: S. Robinson 
8. Coronation March, Op. 65 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
9. March for the Royal Air Force by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
10. Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
11. Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre" by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
12. Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13. Alfred: Rule Britannia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Anne Collins (Alto)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Liverpool Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 

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