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Pastoral Classics - Music for a Summer's Day


Release Date: 07/25/2006 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 24135   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George GershwinLudwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyPercy Aldridge Grainger,   ... 
Performer:  Skaila KangaTommy ReillyColin FlemingLydia Mordkovitch,   ... 
Conductor:  Walter WellerNeeme JärviRichard HickoxNorman Del Mar,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.City of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraDetroit Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 36 Mins. 

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A relaxing set of summery classics to enjoy on the porch with a glass of lemonade or to brighten up a rainy day. A relaxing set of summery classics to enjoy on the porch with a glass of lemonade or to brighten up a rainy day. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 2nd movement, Andante molto mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Walter Weller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 49 Secs. 
3.
Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 6, Juin "Barcarolle" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
4.
Early One Morning by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Skaila Kanga (Harp), Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5.
Summer, H 116 by Frank Bridge
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 51 Secs. 
6.
Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Children's Suite: Pastoral by George Dyson
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
8.
Grasshoppers' Dance by Ernest Bucalossi
Conductor:  Anthony Godwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Palm Court Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1905; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Banks of Green Willow by George Butterworth
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10.
Die Libelle, Op. 204 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Jack Rothstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Johann Strauss Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
11.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Colin Fleming (Flute)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
12.
In a Lovers' Garden: no 1 by Albert William Ketèlbey
Conductor:  Anthony Godwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Palm Court Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 3 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Molto moderato by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 28 Secs. 
14.
War and Peace, Op. 91: Intermezzo by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943/1952; USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Violin in E flat major: 3rd movement by George Dyson
Performer:  Lydia Mordkovitch (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
16.
Shepherd's Hey by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
18.
In Nature's Realm Overture, Op. 91 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 53 Secs. 
19.
Cherry Ripe by Traditional
Performer:  Skaila Kanga (Harp), Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
20.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
21.
The Seasons, Op. 67: Excerpt(s) by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22.
Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 2, Summer Night on the River by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
23.
Country Gardens by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
24.
Tis the last rose of summer by Thomas Moore
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: Ireland 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
25.
Dances (3) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 7: no 2 by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Lydia Mordkovitch (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
26.
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Craig Ogden (Guitar), Alison Stephens (Mandolin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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