Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Bear Essentials - Great British Orchestral Classics


Release Date: 09/20/2005 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2428   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsGustav HolstGeorge ButterworthSir Edward Elgar,   ... 
Performer:  Michael DavisRalph Kirshbaum
Conductor:  Bryden ThomsonRichard HickoxNorman Del MarRumon Gamba,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraCity of London SinfoniaBournemouth Sinfonietta,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

All tracks have been digitally mastered using 24-bit technology. All tracks have been digitally mastered using 24-bit technology. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Michael Davis (Violin)
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Length: 15 Minutes 28 Secs. 
2.
St Paul's Suite for Strings, Op. 29 no 2/H 118: Jig by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3.
Banks of Green Willow by George Butterworth
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
4.
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 50 Secs. 
5.
633 Squadron: Main Theme by Ron Goodwin
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
6.
The Dam Busters by Eric Coates
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
7.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9.
Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 1, On Hearing the First Cuckoo by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 27 Secs. 
11.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Fugue by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 1st movement, Adagio-Moderato by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 47 Secs. 
13.
Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4: 2nd movement, Playful Pizzicato by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Yuli Turovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici de Montreal
Written: 1933-1934; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14.
Preludes (4) for Piano: no 3, The Holy Boy by John Ireland
Conductor:  David Garforth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
16.
The Sea, H 100: no 1, Seascape by Frank Bridge
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910-1911; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
Capriol Suite: 1st movement, Basse danse by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
18.
Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Sir Hamilton Harty
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
19.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20: 1st movement, Allegro Piacevole by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
20.
Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 2, Summer Night on the River by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
21.
Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a - no 1, Dawn by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
22.
Tintagel by Arnold Bax
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1919; England 
Length: 14 Minutes 56 Secs. 
23.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
24.
Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51 by Malcolm Arnold
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 15 Secs. 
25.
Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
26.
Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
27.
Façade: Suite no 2 - Popular Song by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Jan Latham-Koenig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1938; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
28.
Things to Come, F 131: Happy March by Sir Arthur Bliss
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1935; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In