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Music For A Royal Wedding [silva Screen]

Music For A Royal Wedding / Various
Release Date: 04/05/2011 
Label:  Silva Screen Catalog #: 1358   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Arthur BenjaminRichard WagnerSir Edward ElgarSir William Walton,   ... 
Performer:  Rick ClarkHelena BlackmanLesley Garrett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Massed Fanfare Trumpets
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Prince William and Miss Kate Middleton will be married in Westminster Abbey on April 29th, 2011.

Throughout the United Kingdom this will be a day of celebration with a national holiday declared to allow for street parties and the chance to watch the glittering ceremony.

This release celebrates much of the wonderful and truly memorable music that has featured at past royal weddings and also includes contemporary sounds that have grown popular in the past few decades.

Highlights include Lesley Garrett’s delicate reading of Lakmé’s The Flower Duet, William Walton’s stirring music for Henry V and Craig Armstrong’s tender Balcony Scene from Romeo & Juliet.

The album also features
Read more the stirring hymn I Vow To Thee My Country, Princess Diana’s personal choice for her wedding to Prince Charles and sadly also played at her funeral.

Tracks:
1. Fanfare For A Festive Occasion (Arthur Benjamin)
2. Elsa's Procession To The Cathedral (Richard Wagner arr. P. Bede)
3. "Enigma" Variations - Nimrod (Edward Elgar)
4. Requiem - Pie Jesu (Andrew Lloyd Webber)
5. Lohengrin - Bridal March (Richard Wagner)
6. Pomp And Circumstance March No.4 (Edward Elgar)
7. Henry V - Overture - The Globe Theatre (William Walton)
8. Symphony For Organ No. 5 - Toccata (Charles-Marie Widor)
9. Lakme - Sous le dome Epais (The Flower Duet) (Delibes), performed by Lesley Garrett
10. Crown Imperial (William Walton)
11. For The Love Of A Princess (James Horner)
12. Canon in D major (Johann Pachelbel)
13. William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - The Balcony Scene (Craig Armstrong)
14. A Midsummer Night's Dream - Wedding March (Felix Mendelssohn)
15. I Vow To Thee My Country (Gustav Holst), performed by Helena Blackman
16. God Save The Queen (Arr. B. Brown)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Fanfare for a Festive Occasion by Arthur Benjamin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Massed Fanfare Trumpets
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Venue:  Kneller Hall 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Lohengrin: Elsa's procession to the cathedral by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Rick Clark (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6.
Henry V: Overture. The Globe Theatre by Sir William Walton
Period: Modern 
Written: 1943-1944; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Rick Clark (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8.
Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Venue:  Live  Kneller Hall 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
9.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
10.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rick Clark (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
11.
God Save the Queen (National Anthem, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland) by Anonymous
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1740; United Kingdom 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
12.
I vow to thee, my country, H 148 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Helena Blackman (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1921; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
13.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Lesley Garrett ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14.
For the Love of a Princess by James Horner
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Romeo + Juliet: The Balcony Scene by Craig Armstrong
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1996 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
16.
Pie Jesu, for soprano, treble & orchestra (from the Requiem) by Andrew L. Webber
Performer:  Lesley Garrett ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1985 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 

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