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Under an English Heaven

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> Greensleeves - Greensleeves
> Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma" - Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9: Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger)
> By The Sleepy Lagoon - By The Sleepy Lagoon
> Sailing By - Sailing By
> In An English Country Garden - In An English Country Garden
> Chanson de matin, Op. 15, No. 2 (arr. for organ) - Chanson de Matin, Op. 15, No. 2
> Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (Oxford version) - Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: I. Air (Oxford version)
> Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350 (arr. for wind ensemble) - Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350 (arr. for wind ensemble)
> Heart of Oak - Heart of Oak
> The Planets, Op. 32 - The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
> Jerusalem - Jerusalem
> HMS Pinafore: Overture - HMS Pinafore: Overture
> In Town To-night, "Knightsbridge March" - In Town To-night, "Knightsbridge March"
> Coronation Scot - Coronation Scot
> My Fair Lady: Ascot Gavotte (arr. for wind ensemble) - My Fair Lady: Ascot Gavotte (arr. for wind ensemble)
> Fame and Glory (arr. G. Grant) - Fame and Glory (arr. for brass band)
> Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 - Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: V. Menuet

Album Summary

>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations
>Coates, Eric : By the Sleepy Lagoon
>Binge, Ronald : Sailing By, for orchestra (theme for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Shipping Forecast)
>Traditional, English : In an English Country Garden, folk song
>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music
>Boyce, William : Heart of Oak
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Sullivan, Arthur : HMS Pinafore
>Coates, Eric : Knightsbridge March
>Ellis, Vivian : Coronation Scot, for orchestra
>Loewe, Frederick : Ascot Gavotte, song (from "My Fair Lady")
>Matt, Albert Edward : Fame and Glory, for orchestra, Op. 21
>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
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Notes & Reviews:

The spirit of England in favourite songs and music. From 'Greensleeves' to 'Jupiter', this is a celebration in music of England's green and pleasant land by Elgar, Handel and others, for orchestras and military bands.



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Works Details

>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
  • Performer: Jon Banks (Recorder)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1600.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1600

>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations :: Nimrod
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Coates, Eric : By the Sleepy Lagoon
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Binge, Ronald : Sailing By, for orchestra (theme for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Shipping Forecast)
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1963

>Traditional, English : In an English Country Garden, folk song
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.

>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Organ)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879-1899

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Guy Williams
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : The Water Music :: Finale
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Boyce, William : Heart of Oak
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 :: Jupiter [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: José Serebrier
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914-1916

>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1916

>Sullivan, Arthur : HMS Pinafore :: Overture
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878

>Coates, Eric : Knightsbridge March
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>Ellis, Vivian : Coronation Scot, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Loewe, Frederick : Ascot Gavotte, song (from "My Fair Lady")
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Matt, Albert Edward : Fame and Glory, for orchestra, Op. 21
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée :: Finale
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749