album

100 Best British Classics

100 songs (7 hours and 33 minutes) Released on 21 May 2012
Disc 1
1
Zadok the Priest, HWV 258
Stephen Cleobury
5:21
2
If Ye Love Me (from "Certaine notes set forthe in foure and three partes", 1560): "If ye love me, keep my commandments"
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger
2:29
3
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (Praise, my soul)
King's College Choir, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & Thomas Williamson
2:55
4
Three Motets, Op. 38, No. 3. - Beati quorum via (Psalm 119: 1) [1995 Remaster]
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
3:10
5
Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd (1989 Remastered Version)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
2:14
6
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Thomas Bullard, Benjamin Bayl & Stephen Cleobury
3:58
7
Messiah, HWV 56, Part 2: "Hallelujah" (Chorus)
Sir David Willcocks
4:26
8
Ave verum corpus (Gradualia I, 1605)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
4:42
9
Come down, O Love divine (Down Ampney)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/Thomas Williamson/Stephen Cleobury
3:43
10
Requiem: I. Requiem aeternam
Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
5:41
11
Hear My Prayer, O Lord, Z. 15
Philip Ledger feat. Choir of King's College, Cambridge
2:11
12
Abide with me (vv. 2, 4 & 5 arr. Cleobury)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/Peter Stevens/Stephen Cleobury
4:52
13
Gradualia, Vol 1/i: Feast of All Saints (2004 Remastered Version): Iustorum animae
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
2:54
14
Psalm 67: God be merciful unto us, and bless us (1989 Remastered Version)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
2:07
15
Song for Athene
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
6:36
16
All people that on earth do dwell (The Old Hundredth)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/The Wallace Collection/Benjamin Bayl/Stephen Cleobury
4:56
17
O nata lux de lumine
King's College Choir, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & Oliver Brett
1:58
18
The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (St Clement)
King's College Choir, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & Benjamin Bayl
3:23
19
Faire is the heaven (Spenser)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
5:12
20
I was glad
Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, The Band of The Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Philip Ledger
6:47
Disc 2
1
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Sir John Barbirolli
7:58
2
Koanga: La Calinda
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
4:33
3
The Planets, Op. 32: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity: Allegro giouoso
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
7:59
4
The Lark Ascending, for Violin and Orchestra
Hugh Bean
14:42
5
Crown Imperial - Coronation March
Adrian Boult
8:33
6
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": IX. Nimrod (Adagio)
Sir Adrian Boult
3:57
7
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34 - Theme & Fugue
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle
4:36
8
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Sinfonia Of London & Sir John Barbirolli
16:19
9
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: I. March No. 1 in D Major (Allegro con molto fuoco - Trio - Molto maestoso)
David Bell
6:05
10
Jerusalem
Goldsmiths' Choral Union
2:48
Disc 3
1
The Wasps - Aristophanic Suite (2007 Remastered Version): Overture
London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
9:07
2
Façade, Suite No. 2 for Orchestra: V. Popular Song (Grazioso)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Louis Frémaux
2:17
3
Simple Symphony Op. 4 (1988 Remastered Version): II. Playful Pizzicato
Sir Neville Marriner
3:10
4
Pomp and Circumstance - Military Marches, Op.39: No. 4 in G
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
4:45
5
Linden Lea - A Dorset Song
Dame Janet Baker & Gerald Moore
2:54
6
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring (1992 Remastered Version)
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
7:23
7
Nunc Dimittis
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & Jon Wimpeney
3:21
8
Serenade for Strings in E Minor, Op. 20: II. Larghetto
Sir John Barbirolli
6:02
9
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel (1973 Remastered Version), Scene V. The Fair: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (orchestra)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Meredith Davies
8:58
10
Chanson de matin Op. 15 No. 2 (1996 Remastered Version)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Lawrance Collingwood
3:37
11
Sea Fever (1993 Remastered Version)
Robert Lloyd & Nina Walker
1:51
12
The Banks of Green Willow - Idyll for orchestra (2007 Remastered Version)
London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
5:47
13
Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes: 2. Rhosymedre (melody by J. D. Edwards, 1805-1885) (orch. Arnold Foster)
Sir Neville Marriner
3:59
14
English Dances - Set II Op. 33 (1998 Remastered Version): 5. Allegro non troppo
Sir Charles Groves
3:09
15
Henry V - Two pieces for strings: 2. Touch her soft lips and Pt. (1988 Remaster)
Sir Neville Marriner
1:46
16
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (2007 Remastered Version), Part II: Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)
Dame Janet Baker/Hallé Choir/Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus/Eric Chadwick/Ambrosian Singers/John McCarthy/Hallé Orchestra/Martin Milner/Sir John Barbirolli
6:59
Disc 4
1
The Dam Busters March
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Charles Groves
3:55
2
Elizabethan Serenade, "The Man in the Street"
Reginald Kilbey & Studio 2 Symphony Orchestra
3:34
3
Calling All Workers (March)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Reginald Kilbey
3:10
4
Dance Suite, Op. 82, "Fancy Dress": III. Dusk (Waltz)
Light Music Society Orchestra & Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
3:32
5
Country Gardens, BFMS 22 (Orch. Artok)
Light Music Society Orchestra & Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
2:16
6
Warsaw Concerto (opening) (1995 Remastered Version)
Daniel Adni, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Alwyn
3:30
7
Little Suite: I. March
Light Music Society Orchestra & Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
3:14
8
HMS Pinafore or The Lass that Loved a Sailor: Overture (Allegro - Allegro vivace)
Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent
4:28
9
Shepherd's Hey, BFMS 16
Light Music Society Orchestra & Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
2:14
10
The Dream of Olwen (1988 Remastered Version)
Daniel Adni, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Alwyn
4:02
11
London Suite, "London Everyday": III. Knightsbridge (March)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Charles Groves
4:21
12
In a Monastery Garden (Characteristic Intermezzo)
Philharmonia Orchestra, John Lanchbery & Ambrosian Singers
5:38
13
Murder on the Orient Express: Waltz (1995 Remastered Version)
Marcus Dods/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
2:31
14
The Watermill
Light Music Society Orchestra & Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
4:01
15
Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (1994 Remastered Version)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir William Walton
7:58
16
By the Sleepy Lagoon (Valse-Serenade)
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras
3:07
17
The Yeomen of the Guard (or, The Merryman and his Maid) (1987 Remastered Version): Overture
Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent
5:31
18
My Native Heath, Suite: IV. Barwick Green
Sidney Torch
2:49
19
Williams, Charles: Devil's Galop (Signature Music for the BBC Thriller ''Dick Barton, Special Agent'')
The Charles Williams Orchestra
2:50
20
Sailing By (Slow Waltz)
John Scott Orchestra
3:00
Disc 5
1
Spem in alium
Andrew Parrott
10:18
2
Haec dies a 5 (Gradualia II, 1607) (2004 Remastered Version)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
2:37
3
Mass 'Puer natus est nobis' a 7 (1995 Remastered Version): Agnus Dei (conclusion)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger
3:42
4
Hosanna to the son of David
Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
3:12
5
Mass for 4 voices with Propers from the Feast of St Peter and St Paul from Gradualia 1607: Agnus Dei
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers & William Byrd
3:35
6
O clap your hands by Orlando Gibbons (Psalm 47 & Doxology) (1994 Remastered Version)
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger
5:20
7
March & Canzona - Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts Z58c
Academy of Ancient Music/Stephen Cleobury/King's College Choir, Cambridge
7:17
8
King Arthur, Z. 628: Fairest isle
Nancy Argenta & Nigel North
2:37
9
Abdelazer or The Moor's Revenge, Z. 570 : II. Rondeau
Andrew Parrott
1:36
10
Come ye sons of Art away - Sound the trumpet (duet) - Come ye sons of Art away
Norma Burrowes/James Bowman/Charles Brett/Robert Lloyd/Christopher Hogwood/Oliver Brookes/Early Music Consort Of London/David Munrow
6:26
11
Water Music Suite No. 1 in F: V. Air
London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington
3:34
12
Messiah HWV56, Part 1: For unto us a child is born (chorus)
Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/James Bowman/Joseph Cornwell/David Thomas/Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott
4:09
13
Music for the Royal Fireworks: IV. La Réjouissance
London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington
2:08
14
Messiah, Part Three: I know that my redeemer liveth (soprano I)
Dame Emma Kirkby/Emily Van Evera/Margaret Cable/James Bowman/Joseph Cornwell/David Thomas/Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott
6:34
15
Water Music Suite No. 2 in D: II. Alla Hornpipe
London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington
3:12
16
Rinaldo, HWV 7b, Act II Scene 4: Lascia ch'io pianga
Kirk Trevor feat. Jane Gilchrist
4:23
17
Music for the Royal Fireworks: V. Menuet I & II
London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington
3:29
Disc 6
1
English Folk Songs - Suite: I. March (Seventeen Come Sunday)
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
3:18
2
English Folk Songs - Suite: II. Intermezzo (My Bonny Boy)
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
4:19
3
English Folk Songs - Suite: III. March (Folk Songs from Somerset)
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
3:42
4
Bushes and Briars
London Madrigal Singers/Christopher Bishop
2:55
5
Loch Lomond (1995 Remaster)
London Madrigal Singers, Ian Partridge & Christopher Bishop
3:42
6
The Turtle Dove
London Madrigal Singers/Christopher Keyte/Christopher Bishop
3:22
7
Fantasia on Greensleeves, for Flute, Harp and Strings
Sinfonia Of London & Sir John Barbirolli
4:39
8
First Suite in E flat H105 for military band (Op. 28 No. 1): I. Chaconne
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
4:02
9
First Suite in E flat H105 for military band (Op. 28 No. 1): II. Intermezzo
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
2:55
10
First Suite in E flat H105 for military band (Op. 28 No. 1): III. March
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Wing Commander Eric Banks
3:08
11
Folk Song Arrangement: The Foggy, Foggy Dew
Robert Tear & Sir Philip Ledger
2:24
12
Folk Song Arrangement: The Salley Gardens (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear & Sir Philip Ledger
2:28
13
Folk Song Arrangement: The Plough Boy (2000 Remastered Version)
Robert Tear & Sir Philip Ledger
1:50
14
Five Variants of 'Dives and Lazarus'
Northern Sinfonia Of England & Richard Hickox
10:36
15
National Airs of Great Britain: Rule, Britannia! (Arne arr. Retford) - Heart of Oak (Boyce arr. Pope) - The Minstrel Boy (arr. Pope) - Men of Harlech (arr. F. L. Statham) - Isle of Beauty (arr. Richardson) - David of the White Rock (arr. Li
Band of the Irish Guards/C. H. Jaeger/Band of the Welsh Guards/F. L. Statham
8:32
16
Dido and Aeneas Z626 (arr. R. E. C. Davies) (1971 Remastered Version): When I am laid in earth
Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Barry Rose/Wing Cdr R. E. C. Davies
2:46
17
March Past: It's a long way to Tipperary (Judge & Williams) - Pack up your troubles (Powell arr. Ord-Hume) - There'll always be an England (Parker & Charles arr. Wright) - Colonel Bogey (Alford)
Band of the Irish Guards/C. H. Jaeger/Band of HM Royal Marines/Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
6:47