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Volume 6 of the Naxos series of English String Miniatures continues with music by composers ranging from Purcell, Holst and William Lloyd Webber, whose name may be more familiar through the achievements of his two sons, to Adam Carse, best known for numerous string pieces for young players, and Malcolm Lipkin, composer of three symphonies. Paul Carr’s A Very English Music is a paean to the English countryside and way of life, while Malcolm Lipkin’s suite From Across La Manche is a celebration of Europe, a spiritual coming together in which symbols of different musical cultures can be heard.

Holst, Gustav
Lane, Philip, arranger(s)

  A Moorside Suite (arr. P. Lane)
1.   I. Scherzo 00:03:13
2.   II. Nocturne 00:06:30
3.   III. March 00:04:20

Purcell, Henry
Britten, Benjamin, arranger(s)

  Chacony in G Minor, Z. 730 (arr. B. Britten)
4.   Chacony in G Minor, Z. 730 (arr. B. Britten) 00:07:07

Lewis, Paul

  Rosa Mundi
5.   Rosa Mundi 00:03:36

Carse, Adam

  The Winton Suite
6.   I. Prelude 00:02:22
7.   II. Air 00:02:17
8.   III. Dance 00:01:34
9.   IV. Song 00:03:39
10.   V. Finale 00:02:47

Warlock, Peter
Lane, Philip, arranger(s)

  Bethlehem Down (arr. P. Lane)
11.   Bethlehem Down (arr. P. Lane) 00:04:07

Carr, Paul

  A Very English Music
12.   I. Cuckmere Haven 00:02:39
13.   II. Cornish Air 00:03:08
14.   III. The Hunt Gathering 00:01:55

Lloyd Webber, William

  Waltz in E Minor
15.   Waltz in E Minor 00:04:36

Sainsbury, Lionel

  2 Nocturnes
16.   No. 1. Molto lento 00:02:23
17.   No. 2. Mesto e semplice 00:02:26

Lipkin, Malcolm

  From across La manche
18.   I. Overture 00:04:34
19.   II. Ballade 00:05:23
20.   III. Dance - finale 00:05:37

Total Playing Time: 01:14:13

Carr, Paul; Carse, Adam; Holst, Gustav; Lewis, Paul; Lipkin, Malcolm; Lloyd Webber, William; Purcell, Henry; Sainsbury, Lionel; Warlock, Peter

Britten, Benjamin; Lane, Philip

Sutherland, Gavin

Royal Ballet Sinfonia

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.557753

Barcode: 747313275328

Physical Release: 09/2006

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