Elgar: The Spirit of England; With Proud Thanksgiving; Carillon, Op. 75; Incidental music to Binyon's play 'Arthur' (premiere) / Judith Howarth, soprano; Simon Callow, speaker
1 CD / SOMM / 2015-02-10Works: Edward Elgar: The Spirit of England, songs (3) for soprano/tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 80; With Proud Thanksgiving, for chorus, orchestra & organ; Carillon, Op. 75; King Arthur, incidental music
Performers: Howarth, Judith
Conductors: Wilson, John; Palmer, Bee
Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Paul's; Philharmonia Orchestra
Poet Laurence Binyon is known today for one famous verse from "For the Fallen," the complete poem being the most substantial part of Elgar's The...continue...
1 CD / Dutton Laboratories / 2007-03-20Works: Edward Elgar: The Spirit of England, songs (3) for soprano/tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 80; Frederick Kelly: Elegy for Strings "In Memoriam Rupert Brooke"; Ivor Gurney: War Elegy, for orchestra; Hu...
Performers: Farrington, Iain; Gritton, Susan; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor
Conductors: Lloyd-Jones, David
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
"For me, the outstanding item is Ivor Gurney's War Elegy. Remembered for his haunting songs and poetry, and the tragic story of his mental health...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1992-09-01Works: Edward Elgar: Coronation Ode ("Land of Hope and Glory"), for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44; The Spirit of England, songs (3) for soprano/tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 80
Performers: Cahill, Teresa; Howell, Gwynne; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Gibson, Alexander, Sir
Ensemble: Scottish National Chorus