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The Spirit of England II / William Boughton, et al


Release Date: 10/03/1995 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 5450   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav HolstCharles Hubert ParryGerald FinziFrank Bridge,   ... 
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraEnglish Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
2.
The Perfect Fool, Op. 39/H 150: Ballet Music by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1922; England 
3.
An English Suite by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1921; England 
4.
Eclogue for Piano and Strings in F major, Op. 10 by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920s; England 
5.
There is a willow grows aslant the brook, H 174 by Frank Bridge
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
6.
Florida Suite by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887/1889; Florida, USA 
7.
The wasps: Overture by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
8.
Downland Suite: 3rd movement, Minuet by John Ireland
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1941; England 
9.
Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
10.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
11.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
12.
The Wand of Youth Suite no 2, Op. 1b by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; England 
13.
Serenade for Strings, Op. 12 by Lennox Berkeley
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
14.
Henry V: Pieces (2) for String Orchestra by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; England 

Sound Samples

Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Mars, the Bringer of War
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Saturn, the bringer of Old Age
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Uranus, the Magician
Suite: The Planets, Op. 32: Neptune, the Mystic
Ballet Music from 'The Perfect Fool', Op. 39
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: Enigma
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: I. C.A.E.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: II. H.D.S.-P.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: III. R.B.T.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: IV. W.M.B.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: V. R.P.A.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: VI. Ysobel
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: VII. Troyte
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: VIII. W.N.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: IX. Nimrod
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: X. Dorabella
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: XI. G.R.S.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: XII. B.G.N.
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: XIII. *** - Romanza
Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma, Op. 36: XIV. E.D.U.- Finale
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: I. March
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: II. The Little Bells, Scherzino
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: III. Moths and Butterflies, Dance
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: IV. Fountain Dance
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: V. The Tame Bear
The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2, Op. 1b: VI. The Wild Bears
An English Suite: I. Prelude
An English Suite: II. In Minuet Style
An English Suite: III. Saraband
An English Suite: IV. Pastoral
An English Suite: V. Air
An English Suite: VI. Frolic

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