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MAESTRO’S MUSINGS – Jeremy Siepmann talks to the British conductor Andrew Penny

BEST OF LONDON

A rousing collection of music evoking Britain’s capital city in all its pomp and glory. CD 1 takes the listener on a nostalgic journey though British light music from Sullivan to Farnon, whilst CD 2 embraces traditional classical music from all eras.



Disc 1

Sullivan, Arthur

  The Yeomen of the Guard: Overture
1.   The Yeomen of the Guard: Overture 00:05:23

Coates, Eric

  London Suite, "London Everyday" (excerpts)
2.   I. Covent Garden 00:05:13
3.   III. Knightsbridge 00:04:29

Wood, Haydn

  London Cameos
4.   I. Miniature Overture, "The City" 00:04:39
5.   II. Intermission, "St. James's Park in Spring" 00:04:45
6.   III. Finale, "A State Ball at Buckingham Palace" 00:06:40

Coates, Eric

  London Calling
7.   London Calling 00:03:16

Torch, Sidney

  London Transport Suite
8.   London Transport Suite 00:07:33

Lane, Philip

  London Salute
9.   London Salute 00:03:08

Farnon, Robert

  The Westminster Waltz
10.   The Westminster Waltz 00:02:58

Coates, Eric

  London Again Suite (excerpts)
11.   I. Oxford Street 00:03:31
12.   III. Mayfair 00:06:07

Wood, Haydn

  London Landmarks: III. The Horseguards, Whitehall
13.   London Landmarks: III. The Horseguards, Whitehall 00:03:48

Dankworth, John
Sutherland, Gavin, arranger(s)

  Widespread World (Rediffusion London Call Sign)
14.   Widespread World (Rediffusion London Call Sign) 00:04:13


Disc 2

Elgar, Edward

  Cockaigne, Op. 40, "In London Town"
1.   Cockaigne, Op. 40, "In London Town" 00:15:25

Ireland, John

  3 London Pieces: No. 1. Chelsea Reach
2.   3 London Pieces: No. 1. Chelsea Reach 00:06:07

Walton, William

  Crown Imperial
3.   Crown Imperial 00:06:45

Holst, Gustav

  St. Paul's Suite, Op. 29, No. 2: IV. Finale, "The Dargason"
4.   St. Paul's Suite, Op. 29, No. 2: IV. Finale, "The Dargason" 00:03:18

Handel, George Frideric
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Zadok the Priest, HWV 258
5.   Zadok the Priest 00:01:55
6.   And all the people rejoiced 00:00:52
7.   God save the king 00:02:57

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

  Symphony No. 2, "A London Symphony": I. Lento - Allegro risoluto - Molto pesante
8.   Symphony No. 2, "A London Symphony": I. Lento - Allegro risoluto - Molto pesante 00:14:56

Holst, Gustav

  Brook Green Suite: II. Air
9.   Brook Green Suite: II. Air 00:02:04

Parry, Hubert
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  I was glad, "Psalm 122"
10.   I was glad, "Psalm 122" 00:06:25

Cutting, Francis

  Divisions on Greensleeves
11.   Divisions on Greensleeves 00:02:16

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob.I:104, "London": IV. Finale
12.   Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob.I:104, "London": IV. Finale 00:06:51

Total Playing Time: 02:15:34






Composer(s):
Coates, Eric; Cutting, Francis; Dankworth, John; Elgar, Edward; Farnon, Robert; Handel, George Frideric; Haydn, Franz Joseph; Holst, Gustav; Ireland, John; Lane, Philip; Parry, Hubert; Sullivan, Arthur; Torch, Sidney; Vaughan Williams, Ralph; Walton, William; Wood, Haydn

Lyricist(s):
Bible - Old Testament

Arranger(s):
Sutherland, Gavin

Conductor(s):
Bakels, Kees; Daniel, Paul; Edison, Noel; Griffiths, Howard; Kingston, Major Geoffrey; Leaper, Adrian; Penny, Andrew; Summerly, Jeremy; Sutherland, Gavin; Tomlinson, Ernest; Wordsworth, Barry

Orchestra(s):
BBC Concert Orchestra; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Capella Istropolitana; English Northern Philharmonia; English Sinfonia; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Royal Artillery Band; Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Royal Academy Consort

Choir(s):
Choir of St John's, Elora; Thomas Tallis Chamber Choir

Artist(s):
Knowles, Martin; Larkin, Matthew; Lenehan, John; Linell, Dorothy

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Renaissance; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572098-99

Barcode: 0747313209873

Physical Release: 07/2008

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