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  • Audio CD (23 Aug. 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B003VW3CTU
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 277,985 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc 1:

Samples
Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. The Lark AscendingDavid Nolan/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley14:58Album Only
Listen  2. The Planets - Suite H125 (Op. 32): 4. Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity (Allegro Giocoso)Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 8:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Cello Concerto In E Minor Op. 85 (1998 Digital Remaster): III. AdagioRobert Cohen/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Norman Del Mar 5:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Messiah, HWV 56 (1989 Remastered Version), Part 2: Hallelujah (chorus: Allegro)Elizabeth Harwood/Dame Janet Baker/Paul Esswood/Robert Tear/Raimund Herincx/Ambrosian Singers/English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras 4:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Variations On An Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36 (1986 Digital Remaster): IX. NimrodLondon Symphony Orchestra 3:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Water Music (1987 Digital Remaster), Suite In F: AirVirtuosi of England/Arthur Davison 4:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Agnus DeiKarl Jenkins 3:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas TallisRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley/Malcolm Stewart14:48Album Only
Listen  9. Messiah, HWV 56 (1989 Remastered Version), Part 1: For unto us a child is born (chorus: Andante allegro)Elizabeth Harwood/Dame Janet Baker/Paul Esswood/Robert Tear/Raimund Herincx/Ambrosian Singers/English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras 4:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Fantasia On 'Greensleeves'Colin Chambers/Mair Jones/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley 4:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Pomp And Circumstance - Military Marches Op. 39: No. 4 In GLondon Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley 4:45£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. The Dream Of Gerontius Op. 38 (1999 Digital Remaster), Part II: Softly And Gently (Angel, Chorus, Semi-Chorus)Dame Janet Baker/Richard Lewis/Kim Borg/Eric Chadwick/John McCarthy/Martin Milner/Sir John Barbirolli 6:56£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

Samples
Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Thine Be The Glory (Maccabaeus)Choir Of King's College, Cambridge/The Wallace Collection/Thomas Williamson/Stephen Cleobury 3:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Five Variants Of 'Dives And Lazarus'Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox10:36Album Only
Listen  3. Coronation Anthems (1727): Zadok The Priest HWV 258Paul Smy/Michael Chance/Charles Daniels/Gerald Finley/Choir Of King'S College, Cambridge/English Chamber Orchestra/John Butt/John Langdon/Sir Philip Ledger 6:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. The Banks Of Green Willow - Idyll For Orchestra (1988 Digital Remaster)English Sinfonia/Neville Dilkes 4:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. A Gaelic Blessing (Words Adapted From An Old Gaelic Rune)Choristers Of St Paul's Cathedral/City Of London Sinfonia/Andrew Lucas/John Scott 1:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. English Dances - Set II Op. 33 (1998 Digital Remaster): 5. Allegro Non TroppoSir Charles Groves 3:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. The Dream Of Gerontius Op. 38 (1999 Digital Remaster), Part II: But Hark! A Grand Mysterious Harmony (Soul, Angel, Chorus)Dame Janet Baker/Richard Lewis/Kim Borg/Eric Chadwick/John McCarthy/Martin Milner/Sir John Barbirolli 9:53£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Water Music (1987 Digital Remaster), Suite In F: BourréeVirtuosi of England/Arthur Davison 2:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Three Preludes Founded On Welsh Hymn Tunes (Orch. Arnold Foster): 2. Rhosymedre (Melody By J. D. Edwards, 1805-1885)Richard Hickox 4:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. JerusalemGoldsmiths' Choral Union 2:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Solomon HWV67: Sinfonia (The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba)Owain Arwel Hughes 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Spem In Alium .Andrew Parrott10:18Album Only
Listen13. Water Music (1987 Digital Remaster), Suite In D: Alla HornpipeVirtuosi of England/Arthur Davison 3:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. AdiemusKarl Jenkins 3:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Crown Imperial - Coronation MarchDavid Bell 8:33£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 3:

Samples
Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. English Folk Songs - Suite (Orch. Gordon Jacob): I. March (Seventeen Come Sunday)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley/Malcolm Stewart 3:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Requiem: 1. Requiem AeternamKing's College Choir, Cambridge/Sinfonia of London/Stephen Cleobury 5:41£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Chanson De Matin Op. 15 No. 2 (1996 Digital Remaster)Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Lawrance Collingwood 3:37£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Water Music (1987 Digital Remaster), Suite In D: BourréeVirtuosi of England/Arthur Davison 1:34£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. The Dam Busters March (1995 Remastered Version)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves 3:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Requiem: In ParadisumWest Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra/Marat Bisengaliev/Karl Jenkins 5:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Music For The Royal Fireworks (1995 Digital Remaster): La RéjouissanceArthur Davison/Virtuosi of England 2:11£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Simple Symphony Op. 4 (1998 Remastered Version): III. Sentimental Saraband.Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Marriner 7:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Warsaw Concerto (1988 Remastered Version)Daniel Adni/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Alwyn 8:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Serenade In E Minor Op. 20: II. LarghettoLondon Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 5:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Music For The Royal Fireworks (1995 Digital Remaster): Minuets I & IIArthur Davison/Virtuosi of England 2:22£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. BenedictusKarl Jenkins 7:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Salut D'amour Op. 12 (1996 Digital Remaster)Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Lawrance Collingwood 3:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. On Hearing The First Cuckoo In SpringNorthern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox 6:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Façade - Two Suites For Orchestra (1987 Digital Remaster): Popular Song (Grazioso) (II/5)City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Louis Frémaux 2:17£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Henry V - Suite (Arr. Muir Mathieson) (1990 Digital Remaster): 4. Touch Her Soft Lips And PartRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves 1:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Coronation Ode Op. 44 (1995 Digital Remaster): VI. Land Of Hope And GloryDame Felicity Lott 4:32£0.99  Buy MP3 

Product Description

The nation's favourite classical music, including The Lark Ascending, Jerusalem, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Elgar's Nimrod and many more. Featuring British performers, ensembles and conductors like Richard Hickox, Sir Neville Marriner, Guy Johnston, Virtuosi of England, Adiemus, Sir Adrian Boult and Vernon Handley.

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