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The Essential Wedding - Wedding favorites by Bach, Handel, Stainer, Pachelbel, Wagner

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348
>Stainer, John : Love Divine, all loves excelling
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Purcell, Henry : Work(s)
>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Irving, Robert : The Lord's my Shepherd
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Laudate Dominum
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
>Monk, William Henry : Abide with me
>Handel, George Frideric : Largo
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2
>Widor, Charles-Marie : Fifth Symphony
>Goss, John : Hymn
>Horner, James : My Heart Will Go On (from the film "Titanic")
>Parton, Dolly : I Will Always Love You
>Rota, Nino : Romeo and Juliet, film score
>Buffy Sainte-Marie / Jack : Up Where We Belong
>Hupfeld, Herman : As Time Goes By
>Moroder, Giorgio : Take My Breath Away, song (for the film Top Gun)
>John, Elton : Can You Feel the Love Tonight? (for Disney's The Lion King)
>Streisand, Barbra : Evergreen, song (for the film A Star is Born), song
>Presley, Reg : Love Is All Around
>Kamen, Michael : Robin Hood
>Mancini, Henry : Breakfast at Tiffany's
>Lai, Francis : Where Do I Begin (for the film Love Story)
>Wright, Andrew : When a Man Loves a Woman, song
>Hamlisch, Marvin : The Way We Were
>North, Alex : Unchained Melody
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers
Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Felicity Palmer, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland , Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Luciano Pavarotti (tenor); Anthony Way (treble); Harry Dilley (trumpet); Stephen Cleobury , Richard Farnes , Peter Hurford (organ).



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Sheep may safely graze
  • Performer: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 02/23/1713
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: Jesu, joy of man's desiring
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Aria (Air on the G string)
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 :: Air
  • Performer: The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Stainer, John : Love Divine, all loves excelling
  • Performers: Richard Farnes (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir of Cambridge
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major :: Canon in D major
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1700
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Bridal Chorus
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
  • Performers: Peter Hurford (Organ); Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
  • Ensemble: Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
  • Notes: Composition written: 1697.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1697
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Purcell, Henry : Work(s) :: [Unspecified] Trumpet Tune and Air
  • Performers: Peter Hurford (Organ); Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
  • Ensemble: Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
  • Performers: National Philharmonic Orchestra [London]; Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Kurt Adler
  • Ensemble: Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1872
  • Language: Latin
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performers: National Philharmonic Orchestra [London]; Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Kurt Adler
  • Ensemble: Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852
  • Language: Latin
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a) :: Alleluja
  • Performers: Leontyne Price (Soprano); Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1773
  • Language: Latin
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 :: Hornpipe in D major
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Wedding March
  • Performer: Peter Hurford (Organ)
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Irving, Robert : The Lord's my Shepherd
  • Performer: Huddersfield Society
  • Conductor: Wyn Morris
  • Ensemble: Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Laudate Dominum :: Laudate Dominum
  • Performers: Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Cambridge St. John's College Choir; Wren Orchestra
  • Conductor: George Guest
  • Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1780
  • Language: Latin
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Let the bright seraphim
  • Performers: Harry Dilley (Trumpet); Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Joan Sutherland
  • Conductor: France Molinari-Pradelli
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
  • Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Monk, William Henry : Abide with me :: Eventide)
  • Performers: English Sinfonia; Anthony Way (Treble)
  • Conductor: Neil Page
  • Ensemble: Choir of Uppingham School
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1861
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Largo
  • Performers: English Sinfonia; Anthony Way (Treble)
  • Conductor: Neil Page
  • Ensemble: English Sinfonia
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2
  • Performers: Kiri Te Kanawa; Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 10/01/1835
  • Language: German
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Fifth Symphony
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Goss, John : Hymn
  • Performers: Richard Farnes (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir of Cambridge
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1869
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Horner, James : My Heart Will Go On (from the film "Titanic")
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Parton, Dolly : I Will Always Love You
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: circa 1974
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Rota, Nino : Romeo and Juliet, film score :: Love Theme
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1966
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Buffy Sainte-Marie / Jack : Up Where We Belong
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Hupfeld, Herman : As Time Goes By
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Moroder, Giorgio : Take My Breath Away, song (for the film Top Gun)
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1986
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>John, Elton : Can You Feel the Love Tonight? (for Disney's The Lion King)
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Streisand, Barbra : Evergreen, song (for the film A Star is Born), song
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Presley, Reg : Love Is All Around
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Kamen, Michael : Robin Hood :: Prince of Thieves, film score
  • Performer: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Michael Kamen
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1991
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mancini, Henry : Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Lai, Francis : Where Do I Begin (for the film Love Story)
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Wright, Andrew : When a Man Loves a Woman, song
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Calvin Lewis.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1966
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Hamlisch, Marvin : The Way We Were
  • Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Conductor: Nick Ingman
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1974
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>North, Alex : Unchained Melody
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955
  • Studio/Live: Studio