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Spirit of England - A Musical Landscape / Elgar, Coates, Handel, Holst, Perry et al.

Audio Samples

>Traditional, Irish : Greensleeves Jig
>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations
>     Nimrod
>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 : Water Music - Suite in F
>     [Excerpt]
>Boyce, William : Heart of Oak
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, suite
>     Jupiter (Excerpt)
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Sullivan, Arthur : Overture to HMS Pinafore
>Coates, Eric : In Town Tonight (Fox trot arrangement of 'Knightsbridge March')
>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
>Handel, George Frideric : Work(s)
>     Medley including Music for the Royal Fireworks

Album Summary

>Traditional, Irish : Greensleeves Jig
>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 : Water Music - Suite in F
>Boyce, William : Heart of Oak
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, suite
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Sullivan, Arthur : Overture to HMS Pinafore
>Coates, Eric : In Town Tonight (Fox trot arrangement of 'Knightsbridge March')
>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
>Handel, George Frideric : Work(s)
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

From Greensleeves to Jerusalem this selection of music in celebration of England's green and pleasant land will evoke fond memories of summer holidays, end-of-term assemblies and listening to the wireless alongside a nostalgic pride in our country and its unique heritage.



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Works Details

>Traditional, Irish : Greensleeves Jig
  • Performer: Jon Banks (Recorder)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>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 : Water Music - Suite in F :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Guy Williams
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Boyce, William : Heart of Oak
  • Running Time: 1 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, suite :: Jupiter (Excerpt)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 26 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 : Overture to HMS Pinafore
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1866

>Coates, Eric : In Town Tonight (Fox trot arrangement of 'Knightsbridge March')
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
  • Running Time: 5 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>Handel, George Frideric : Work(s) :: Medley including Music for the Royal Fireworks
  • Ensemble: Guards Division Massed Bands
  • Running Time: 7 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque