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Bear Essentials - Wedding Classics


Release Date: 03/25/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2411   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGabriel FauréAntonio VivaldiJohann Pachelbel,   ... 
Performer:  Phillip McCannRonald ThomasRoderick ElmsMichael Austin,   ... 
Conductor:  Matthias BamertRoy NewsomeRichard HickoxAdrian Shepherd,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic OrchestraSellers Engineering BandBournemouth Sinfonietta,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Matthias Bamert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
2. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Matthias Bamert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3. Aprčs un ręve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Ronald Thomas (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
5. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ens.
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6. I was glad by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Roderick Elms (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
10. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
11. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Iain Robertson (Organ), Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Phillip McCann.
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
12. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet), Malcolm Hicks (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Phillip McCann. 
13. Anthems (3), Op. 27: no 2, God is gone up by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet), Simon Lindley (Organ)
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sellers Engineering Band,  Leeds Parish Church Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranger: Gordon Langford. 
15. Praise my soul, the King of Heaven by John Goss
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Besses o' th' Barn Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gordon Langford. 
16. 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 52 Secs. 
17. Lohengrin: Elsa's procession to the cathedral by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
18. Trumpet Tune for Organ in C major, Z T698 "Indian Queen" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
19. The Lord's my shepherd by J. Seymour Irvine
Conductor:  J. Glyn Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rhos Orpheus Male Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Hugh Roberton. 
20. English Hymnal: no 1, Come down, O Love divine by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
21. Greater love hath no man by John Ireland
Performer:  James Oxley (Tenor), Paula Bott (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
22. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
23. Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranger: John Rutter. 
24. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Simon Standage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
25. Suite Gothique, Op. 25: 3rd movement, Pričre ŕ Notre Dame by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
26. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet), Simon Lindley (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leeds Parish Church Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
27. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Nigel Kennedy (Violin), Peter Pettinger (Piano), Steven Isserlis (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
28. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
29. Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Yuri Torchinsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
30. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
31. Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65: no 2 in C minor - 3rd movement by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Piet Kee (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
32. Chorale Improvisations (66) for Organ, Op. 65: no 59, Nun danket alle Gott "Marche triomphale" by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Michael Austin (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
33. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Gillian Weir (Organ)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 33 Secs. 
34. Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
35. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Musicum 90,  Collegium Musicum 90 Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
36. Voluntaries (10) for Organ, book 2, Op. 6: no 5 in D major "Trumpet": Andante by John Stanley
Performer:  Richard Marlow (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
37. Pičces nouvelles (12) for Organ: no 3, Toccata in G minor by Théodore Dubois
Performer:  Francis Jackson (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1886; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 

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