50 Greatest British Classics

50 Greatest British Classics

50 Greatest British Classics

1 4. Allegro risoluto [Four English Dances, Op.27]
01:32 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult - Recording Producer: James Walker - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Malcolm Arnold
2 1. Allegro non troppo [Four English Dances, Op.33]
02:46 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult - Recording Producer: James Walker - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Malcolm Arnold
3 2. Playful Pizzicato [Simple Symphony, Op.4]
03:05 English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra - Conductor: Benjamin Britten - Recording Producer: David Harvey - Recording Engineer: Gordon Parry - Composer: Benjamin Britten
4 Interlude V: Evening (Moonlight) [Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 3]
04:23 Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Conductor: Benjamin Britten - Recording Producer: Erik Smith - Recording Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Benjamin Britten
5 Interlude II: The Storm [Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 1]
04:12 Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Conductor: Benjamin Britten - Recording Producer: Erik Smith - Recording Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Benjamin Britten
6 The Banks of Green Willow
06:03 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: George Butterworth - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Simon Eadon
7 A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody
10:19 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: George Butterworth - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Simon Eadon
8 The Dam Busters
03:53 The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth
Producer: Chris Hazell - Chamber Ensemble: The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Conductor: Elgar Howarth - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon - Composer: Eric Coates
9 3. Knightsbridge (March) [London Suite]
04:07 BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Anna Barry - Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra - Producer: Clive Bennett - Conductor: Barry Wordsworth - Composer: Eric Coates - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Editor: Gosia Jankowska - Editor: Jean van Vugt
10 On hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring
05:45 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Frederick Delius - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Engineer: Martin Atkinson
11 The Walk To The Paradise Garden [A Village Romeo and Juliet, Music Drama in six scenes - Arr. Beecham]
08:39 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Engineer: Martin Atkinson
12 La Calinda (Choral dance) [Koanga - lyric drama in 3 Acts / Act 2]
04:07 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Frederick Delius - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Engineer: Martin Atkinson
13 No.1 - March in D Major [Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op.39]
06:33 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Recording Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Recording Producer: James Mallinson - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley
14 No.4 - March in G Major [Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op.39]
04:51 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Recording Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Recording Producer: James Mallinson - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley
15 2. Larghetto [Serenade for String Orchestra in E minor, Op.20]
06:00 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Edward Elgar - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Engineer: Alan Reeve
16 1. Adagio - Moderato [Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85]
08:17 Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber - Recording Producer: Wilhelm Hellweg - Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot - Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Recording Engineer: Erdo Groot - Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin - Composer: Edward Elgar
17 Chanson de Matin, Op.15, No.2
03:00 BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra - Conductor: Barry Wordsworth - Composer: Edward Elgar - Producer: Anna Barry - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Recording Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen - Recording Engineer: Cees Heijkoop - Editor: Gosia Jankowska - Editor: Jean van Vugt
18 1. March [The Wand of Youth, Suite No.2 Op.1b]
04:18 Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera - Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras - Producer: Andrew Cornall - Composer: Edward Elgar - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
19 4. Where Corals Lie [Sea Pictures, Op. 37]
03:36 Della Jones, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Mezzo-Soprano: Della Jones - Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras - Composer: Edward Elgar - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
20 Elegy for strings, Op.58
04:27 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Edward Elgar - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Engineer: Alan Reeve
21 Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op.47
13:39 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Engineer: Alan Reeve - Violin: Hugh Maguire - Violin: Raymond Keenlyside - Viola: Kenneth Essex - Cello: Kenneth Heath - Composer: Edward Elgar
22 9. Nimrod (Adagio) [Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 "Enigma"]
04:05 BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Anna Barry - Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra - Producer: Clive Bennett - Conductor: Barry Wordsworth - Composer: Edward Elgar - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Editor: Gosia Jankowska - Editor: Jean van Vugt
23 Overture Cockaigne, Op.40
14:16 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Producer: Ray Minshull - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Recording Engineer: James Lock - Composer: Edward Elgar
24 Sospiri, Op.70
04:49 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Edward Elgar - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Engineer: Alan Reeve
25 2. Allegretto piacevole [Dream Children - two pieces for small orchestra, Op.43]
03:48 Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Sir Charles Mackerras
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera - Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras - Composer: Edward Elgar - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
26 3. Adagio [Symphony No.1 in A flat, Op.55]
12:12 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Recording Producer: Ray Minshull - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Asst. Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley - Composer: Edward Elgar
27 2. Andante [Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61]
12:33 Kyung Wha Chung, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Violin: Kyung Wha Chung - Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Recording Engineer: Colin Moorfoot - Composer: Edward Elgar
28 Romance for String Orchestra, Op.11
07:13 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Producer: Clive Bennett - Producer: Martha de Francisco - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Gerald Finzi - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Editor: Rico Yntema
29 Eclogue
10:42 Piers Lane, English Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Daniel
Recording Producer: Andrew Cornall - Piano: Piers Lane - Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra - Conductor: Nicholas Daniel - Composer: Gerald Finzi
30 1. Mars, the Bringer of War [The Planets, Op.32]
07:09 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit
Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal - Producer: Paul Myers - Conductor: Charles Dutoit - Composer: Gustav Holst - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
31 4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity [The Planets, Op.32]
08:01 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit
Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal - Producer: Paul Myers - Conductor: Charles Dutoit - Composer: Gustav Holst - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
32 6. Uranus, the Magician [The Planets, Op.32]
06:01 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit
Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal - Producer: Paul Myers - Conductor: Charles Dutoit - Composer: Gustav Holst - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
33 4. Finale (The Dargasson): Allegro [St. Paul's Suite, Op. 29 No.2, H 118]
03:36 The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra - Conductor: Christopher Hogwood - Composer: Gustav Holst - Producer: Paul Myers - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Balance Engineer: Jonathan Stokes - Editor: Caroline Haigh
34 Rondeau [Abdelazer]
01:33 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Henry Purcell
35 2. Adagio cantabile [Concerto for Double String Orchestra]
09:30 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Michael Tippett - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: John Dunkerley - Engineer: Danny Gosling
36 Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
15:09 Iona Brown, Trevor Connah, Stephen Shingles, Kenneth Heath, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Violin: Iona Brown - Violin: Trevor Connah - Viola: Stephen Shingles - Cello: Kenneth Heath - Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
37 Fantasia on Greensleeves
04:20 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
38 The Lark Ascending
16:02 Iona Brown, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Violin: Iona Brown - Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
39 Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus"
12:55 Iona Brown, Kenneth Heath, Skaila Kanga, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Violin: Iona Brown - Cello: Kenneth Heath - Harp: Skaila Kanga - Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
40 1. March: Seventeen come Sunday [English Folk Song Suite]
03:20 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
41 2. Lento [Symphony No.2: A London Symphony]
10:42 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington
Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
42 3. March: Folk Songs from Somerset [English Folk Song Suite]
03:52 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
43 Overture The Wasps
09:01 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Producer: Erik Smith - Producer: Eve Edwards - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
44 Serenade To Music
14:07 Felicity Lott, Lisa Milne, Rosa Mannion, Yvonne Kenny, Ann Murray, Diana Montague, Della Jones, Catherine Wyn Rogers, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, John Mark Ainsley, Toby Spence, Timothy Robinson, Stephen Roberts, Christopher Maltman, Michael George, Rober
Producer: Christopher Pope - Soprano: Felicity Lott - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Soprano: Lisa Milne - Soprano: Rosa Mannion - Soprano: Yvonne Kenny - Mezzo-Soprano: Ann Murray - Mezzo-Soprano: Diana Montague - Mezzo-Soprano: Della Jones - Mezzo-Soprano: Catherine Wyn Rogers - Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson - Tenor: John Mark Ainsley - Tenor: Toby Spence - Tenor: Timothy Robinson - Bass (Vocal): Stephen Roberts - Baritone: Christopher Maltman - Bass (Vocal): Michael George - Bass (Vocal): Robert Lloyd - Violin: Duncan Riddell - Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington - Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
45 Crown Imperial: A Coronation March
05:53 BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Anna Barry - Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra - Producer: Clive Bennett - Conductor: Barry Wordsworth - Composer: William Walton - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Editor: Gosia Jankowska - Editor: Jean van Vugt
46 Orb and Sceptre
07:36 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill
Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Producer: Chris Hazell - Conductor: David Hill - Composer: William Walton - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
47 Touch her soft lips, and part; [Suite from "Henry V" - Concert Suite from Film Score - Arr. Muir Mathieson (Excerpts)]
02:10 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton
Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Producer: Chris Hazell - Conductor: Andrew Litton - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Recording Engineer: Jonathan Stokes - Recording Engineer: Philip Siney - Composer: William Walton
48 5. Popular Song [Façade: Suite No.2 for Orchestra]
02:12 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton
Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Andrew Litton - Composer: William Walton
49 5. Pied-en- l'air [Capriol Suite]
02:25 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Nicholas Kraemer, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley - Harpsichord: Nicholas Kraemer - Engineer: Martin Atkinson - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Peter Warlock
50 Fantasia on British Sea Songs
12:43 Martin Loveday, Nigel Blomiley, Ileana Ruhemann, Linden Harris, Michael Pearce, Simon Gunton, BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Anna Barry - Producer: Clive Bennett - Violin: Martin Loveday - Cello: Nigel Blomiley - Flute: Ileana Ruhemann - Oboe: Linden Harris - Clarinet: Michael Pearce - Euphonium: Simon Gunton - Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra - Conductor: Barry Wordsworth - Composer: Henry Wood - Balance Engineer: Bram de Groot - Editor: Gosia Jankowska - Editor: Jean van Vugt
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