Bear Essentials - Great British Orchestral Classics

Release Date: 9/20/2005
Label: Chandos
Catalog Number: CHAN 241-28
Number of Discs: 2

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All tracks have been digitally mastered using 24-bit technology.
Works on This Recording
1. The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer: Michael [violin] Davis (Violin)
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914/1920 ; England
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
3. Banks of Green Willow by George Butterworth
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1913 ; England
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
5. 633 Squadron: Main Theme by Ron Goodwin
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; England
6. The Dam Busters by Eric Coates
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1955 ; England
7. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888/1889 ; England
8. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; England
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
10. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1916 ; England
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
12. Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 1st movement, Adagio-Moderato by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer: Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1919 ; England
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
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
15. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898-1899 ; England
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
17. Capriol Suite: 1st movement, Basse danse by Peter Warlock
Conductor: George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; England
18. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Sir Hamilton Harty
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
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
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
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
22. Tintagel by Arnold Bax
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917-1919 ; England
23. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; England
24. Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51 by Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1955 ; England
25. Prelude and Fugue "Spitfire" by Sir William Walton
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1942 ; England
26. Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; England
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
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
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