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>Goodwin, Ron : 633 Squadron
>     Main Theme
>Ellis, Vivian : Coronation Scot, for orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Westminster Waltz, for orchestra
>Coates, Eric : London Suite
>     Knightsbridge
>     Covent Garden
>Ancliffe, Charles : Nights of Gladness, waltz
>Anonymous : Mexican Hat Dance
>Binge, Ronald : Sailing By, for orchestra (theme for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Shipping Forecast)
>Wood, Haydn : London Landmarks Suite
>     The Horse Guards, Whitehall
>Binge, Ronald : Elizabethan Serenade, for orchestra
>Duncan, Trevor : Little Suite
>     March
>Benjamin, Arthur : Jamaican Rumba
>Tomlinson, Ernest : Silverthorn Suite
>     Concert Jig
>Coates, Eric : By the Sleepy Lagoon
>White, Edward Little : Puffin' Billy, for orchestra
>Collins, Anthony : Vanity Fair, for orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Jumping Bean for orchestra
>Bucalossi, Ernest : Grasshoppers' Dance
>Wood, Arthur : My Native Heath
>     Barwick Green
>Coates, Eric : The Dam Busters

Album Summary

>Goodwin, Ron : 633 Squadron
>Ellis, Vivian : Coronation Scot, for orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Westminster Waltz, for orchestra
>Coates, Eric : London Suite
>Ancliffe, Charles : Nights of Gladness, waltz
>Anonymous : Mexican Hat Dance
>Binge, Ronald : Sailing By, for orchestra (theme for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Shipping Forecast)
>Wood, Haydn : London Landmarks Suite
>Binge, Ronald : Elizabethan Serenade, for orchestra
>Duncan, Trevor : Little Suite
>Benjamin, Arthur : Jamaican Rumba
>Tomlinson, Ernest : Silverthorn Suite
>Coates, Eric : By the Sleepy Lagoon
>White, Edward Little : Puffin' Billy, for orchestra
>Collins, Anthony : Vanity Fair, for orchestra
>Farnon, Robert : Jumping Bean for orchestra
>Bucalossi, Ernest : Grasshoppers' Dance
>Wood, Arthur : My Native Heath
>Coates, Eric : The Dam Busters
Performer Conductor Ensemble
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Recording information: Blackheath Halls (04/16/1997/04/17/1997).



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Works Details

>Goodwin, Ron : 633 Squadron :: Main Theme
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1964

>Ellis, Vivian : Coronation Scot, for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Farnon, Robert : Westminster Waltz, for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz

>Coates, Eric : London Suite :: Knightsbridge
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1933

>Coates, Eric : London Suite :: Covent Garden
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1933

>Ancliffe, Charles : Nights of Gladness, waltz
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1912

>Anonymous : Mexican Hat Dance
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.

>Binge, Ronald : Sailing By, for orchestra (theme for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Shipping Forecast)
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1963

>Wood, Haydn : London Landmarks Suite :: The Horse Guards, Whitehall
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Binge, Ronald : Elizabethan Serenade, for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Duncan, Trevor : Little Suite :: March
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960

>Benjamin, Arthur : Jamaican Rumba
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Notes: Composition written: 1938.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Tomlinson, Ernest : Silverthorn Suite :: Concert Jig
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Coates, Eric : By the Sleepy Lagoon
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>White, Edward Little : Puffin' Billy, for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Collins, Anthony : Vanity Fair, for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Farnon, Robert : Jumping Bean for orchestra
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bucalossi, Ernest : Grasshoppers' Dance
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1905

>Wood, Arthur : My Native Heath :: Barwick Green
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1925

>Coates, Eric : The Dam Busters
  • Performer: Vernon Handley
  • Conductor: Vernon Handley
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1954