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British Music - Green & Pleasant Land


Release Date: 11/18/2003 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557320   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ernest John MoeranGerald FinziArthur SomervellFrederick Delius,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher WhittonChristopher MaltmanGraham JohnsonAnthony Rolfe Johnson,   ... 
Conductor:  David Lloyd-JonesChristopher RobinsonAndrew Penny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraCambridge St. John's College ChoirDuke String Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony in G minor: Vivace by Ernest John Moeran
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1937; England 
2.
Partsongs (7), Op. 17: no 4, Clear and gentle stream by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Christopher Whitton (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1937; England 
3.
The Shropshire Lad: no 1, Loveliest of Trees by Arthur Somervell
Performer:  Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
4.
Aquarelles (2): Gaily but not quick by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
5.
Summer music by Arnold Bax
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920/1932; England 
6.
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
7.
Egdon Heath, Op. 47/H 172 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
8.
On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Composition written: England (1908 - 1909). 
9.
Anthems (4) for Chorus: no 3, Like as the hart desireth by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Iain Farrington (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
10.
Alla Marcia for String Quartet by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Maggini String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
11.
Cotswold Hill Tune by Charles Wilifrid Orr
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
12.
Cornish Dances (4), Op. 91 by Malcolm Arnold
Conductor:  Andrew Penny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; England 
13.
Under the Greenwood Tree by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Andrew Penny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
14.
Conversations, F 16: no 2, In the Wood by Sir Arthur Bliss
Performer:  Nicholas Daniel (Oboe), Michael Cox (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Maggini String Quartet

Sound Samples

Symphony in G minor: III. Vivace
7 Partsongs, Op. 17: Clear and Gentle Stream
The Shropshire Lad: Loveliest of Trees
2 Aquarelles: Two Aquarelles: Gaily, but not quick
Summer Music
In the Wood: Adagio
Sospiri, Op. 70: Sospiri
As You Like It - A Poem for Orchestra after Shakespeare: As You Like It: Under the Greenwood Tree
Egdon Heath, Op. 47: Egdon Heath
On Wenlock Edge
Like as the hart
Alla marcia: Alla Marcia
A Cotswold Hill Tune
4 Cornish Dances, Op. 91: I. Vivace
4 Cornish Dances, Op. 91: II. Andantino
4 Cornish Dances, Op. 91: III. Con moto
4 Cornish Dances, Op. 91: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

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