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Meditations For A Quiet Night - Delius, Barber, Elgar, Et Al


Release Date: 05/02/1994 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7007   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnRalph Vaughan WilliamsJohann PachelbelFrederick Delius,   ... 
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String OrchestraEnglish Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony for Strings no 4 in C minor: Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Germany 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4. Florida Suite: By the River by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887/1889; Florida, USA 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5. Capriol Suite: 5th movement, Pieds-en-l'air by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; England 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. The Wand of Youth Suite no 2, Op. 1b: no 3, Moths and Butterflies by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; England 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1984 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 13 Secs. 
9. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46: no 6, Pastorale by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
10. Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 2, Corral Nocturne by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11. Lady Radnor's Suite: 4th movement, Slow Minuet by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12. Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
Venue:  Great Hall, Univ of Birmingham, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 

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