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Richard Hickox - Cbe - A Celebration


Release Date: 11/26/2002 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 23   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert HowellsPercy Aldridge GraingerGian Carlo MenottiBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Performer:  Joan RodgersBryn TerfelStephen VarcoeMark Padmore,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraBBC Philharmonic OrchestraSpoleto Festival Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. King's Herald by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934/1937; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2. Country Gardens by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
3. Apocalypse: Improperia by Gian Carlo Menotti
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
4. King Arthur Suite: Variations by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
5. Symphony no 2 "London": 2nd Movement, Lento by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1920; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form.
Ver: Original (1913) 
6. Symphony no 104 in D major, H 1 no 104 "London": 4th movement, Spiritoso by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7. Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3: Italiana by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia 21
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8. War Requiem, Op. 66: Libera Me by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9. Saint Paul, Op. 36: Mache dich auf by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC National Orchestra of Wales,  BBC National Chorus of Wales
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: German 
10. Hymnus Paradisi: Requiem aeternam by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Joan Rodgers (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  BBC Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
11. Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
12. Scotch Strathspey and Reel by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia,  Joyful Company of Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901-1911; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Caractacus, Op. 35: Processional Music by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897-1898; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Poems (2) of Richard Jefferies, H 118 by Frank Bridge
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
15. Elizabethan Dances: Languidamente by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
16. St Paul's Suite for Strings, Op. 29 no 2/H 118: Finale, The Dargason by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
17. Concerto for Violin: Molto Sereno by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925-1927; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
18. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
19. The Canterbury Pilgrims: The Haberdaster and his Fraternity by George Dyson
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
20. Sea Drift by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Waynflete Singers,  Southern Voices  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1904; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: French 
21. Missa in tempore belli, H 22 no 9: Credo by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Bass), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Catherine Denley (Mezzo Soprano),
Nancy Argenta (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
22. From the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27: no 1, The Dance by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
23. Song of the Soul, Op. 78 by Edmund Rubbra
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
24. Concerto for Guitar, Op. 67: 3rd movement, Con brio by Malcolm Arnold
Performer:  Craig Ogden (Guitar)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
25. Bridge on the River Kwai: Colonel Bogey by Malcolm Arnold
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
26. Stabat mater: Amen, In sempiterna saecula by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Chorus,  City of London Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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