Great British Anthems | ABC Classics ABC4811143

Great British Anthems

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Label: ABC Classics

Cat No: ABC4811143

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 24th November 2014

Contents

Works

Alford, Kenneth

Colonel Bogey March

Anonymous

God Save the Queen

Arne, Thomas

Rule, Britannia! (arr. Malcolm Sargent)

Binge, Ronald

Elizabethan Serenade
The Watermill

Clarke, Jeremiah

Trumpet Voluntary 'Prince of Denmark's March'

Coates, Eric

Knightsbridge March
The Dam Busters March
The Three Elizabeths Suite
» Youth of Britain

Delius, Frederick

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Dykes, John Bacchus

Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)

Elgar, Edward

Enigma Variations, op.36
» Variation no.9 'Nimrod'
Pomp and Circumstance March no.1 in D major, op.39 no.1
Pomp and Circumstance March no.3 in C minor, op.39 no.3
Pomp and Circumstance March no.4 in G major, op.39 no.4

Goodwin, Ron

633 Squadron
» Main Title Theme

Handel, George Frideric

Messiah, HWV56
» Hallelujah Chorus
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
» La Rejouissance
Samson, HWV57
» Let the bright Seraphim
Solomon, HWV67
» Sinfonia: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Zadok the Priest, HWV258

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32
» Jupiter - The Bringer of Jollity

Lanchbery, John

The Yesterday Concerto (Lennon/McCartney)

Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings

Jerusalem

Purcell, Henry

King Arthur (The British Worthy), Z628
» Fairest isle

Sullivan, Arthur

Pineapple Poll Suite

Traditional

Auld Lang Syne

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

English Folk Song Suite
» III March: Folk Songs from Somerset
Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
Songs of Travel (9)
» 8. Bright is the Ring of Words
The Lark Ascending (excerpt)

Walton, William

Crown Imperial

Works

Alford, Kenneth

Colonel Bogey March

Anonymous

God Save the Queen

Arne, Thomas

Rule, Britannia! (arr. Malcolm Sargent)

Binge, Ronald

Elizabethan Serenade
The Watermill

Clarke, Jeremiah

Trumpet Voluntary 'Prince of Denmark's March'

Coates, Eric

Knightsbridge March
The Dam Busters March
The Three Elizabeths Suite
» Youth of Britain

Delius, Frederick

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Dykes, John Bacchus

Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)

Elgar, Edward

Enigma Variations, op.36
» Variation no.9 'Nimrod'
Pomp and Circumstance March no.1 in D major, op.39 no.1
Pomp and Circumstance March no.3 in C minor, op.39 no.3
Pomp and Circumstance March no.4 in G major, op.39 no.4

Goodwin, Ron

633 Squadron
» Main Title Theme

Handel, George Frideric

Messiah, HWV56
» Hallelujah Chorus
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
» La Rejouissance
Samson, HWV57
» Let the bright Seraphim
Solomon, HWV67
» Sinfonia: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Zadok the Priest, HWV258

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32
» Jupiter - The Bringer of Jollity

Lanchbery, John

The Yesterday Concerto (Lennon/McCartney)

Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings

Jerusalem

Purcell, Henry

King Arthur (The British Worthy), Z628
» Fairest isle

Sullivan, Arthur

Pineapple Poll Suite

Traditional

Auld Lang Syne

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

English Folk Song Suite
» III March: Folk Songs from Somerset
Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
Songs of Travel (9)
» 8. Bright is the Ring of Words
The Lark Ascending (excerpt)

Walton, William

Crown Imperial

About

On 2CDs is a collection of music that made Britain GREAT!

Celebrate Britain’s glorious musical heritage with this offering of festive favourites. From the grandeur of coronations, the simple beauty of the English countryside, to the exuberance and heritage of the Last Night of the Proms, this collection brings together all the iconic anthems reflecting British spirit.

All the great British tracks you would hope for are included on this collection: Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory, God Save the Queen, Thomas Arne’s Rule Britannia, Handel’s Zadok the Priest, and the Hallelujah chorus from Handel’s Messiah,  through to the Lennon & McCartney’s ‘Yesterday’ concerto arranged by John Lanchbery. Quality pervades this recording throughout.
 
This album captures and celebrates the great British spirit, like no other.

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