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Album Summary

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Debussy, Claude : Poèmes (7) de Banville
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349
>Dvorak, Antonin : Serenade for Strings
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Butterworth, George : Banks of Green Willow
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : English Folk Song Suite
>Walton, William : Henry V
>Delius, Frederick : Aquarelles (2), for strings (arr. by Fenby from 2 songs "to be sung on a summer night")
>Copland, Aaron : Rodeo
>Gershwin, George : Lullaby, for string quartet
>Traditional, American : Shenandoah, folk song
>MacDowell, Edward : To a Wild Rose
>Nelson, Ron : Sarabande
>Copland, Aaron : Appalachian Spring
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers
Notes & Reviews:

This selection features both ADD and DDD recordings.

Personnel: Julian Lloyd Webber (cello); Joseph Cooper (piano).



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Works Details

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Running Time: 6 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Debussy, Claude : Poèmes (7) de Banville
  • Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Piano); Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
  • Conductor: James Judd
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349 :: Menuet
  • Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Serenade for Strings :: Tempo di valse
  • Performer: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Humming Chorus
  • Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Butterworth, George : Banks of Green Willow
  • Performer: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Notes: Composition written: 1913.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1913
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : English Folk Song Suite :: My Bonny Boy
  • Performer: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1923
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Walton, William : Henry V :: Touch Her Soft Lips, and Part
  • Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1943-1944
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Delius, Frederick : Aquarelles (2), for strings (arr. by Fenby from 2 songs "to be sung on a summer night")
  • Performer: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1936
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Copland, Aaron : Rodeo :: Corral Nocturne
  • Performer: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Antal Dorati
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gershwin, George : Lullaby, for string quartet
  • Performer: Cleveland Orchestra
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Ensemble: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1919
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, American : Shenandoah, folk song
  • Performer: Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Hand Bells)
  • Conductor: Jerold Ottley
  • Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 18th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>MacDowell, Edward : To a Wild Rose
  • Performer: Joseph Cooper (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1896
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Nelson, Ron : Sarabande :: For Katherine in April, for orchestra
  • Performer: Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Howard Hanson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Copland, Aaron : Appalachian Spring :: Simple Gifts
  • Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (Piano)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Ensemble: Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1945
  • Studio/Live: Studio