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  • Audio CD (7 Sept. 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 11
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: EMI
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Theme (Andante)
  2. I. C.A.E. (the composer's wife)
  3. II. H.D.S-P. (Hew David Steuart-Powell)
  4. III. R.B.T. (Richard Baxter Townshend)
  5. IV. W.M.B. (William Meath Baker)
  6. V. R.P.A. (Richard Penrose Arnold)
  7. VI. Ysobel (Isabel Fitton)
  8. VII. Troyte (Troyte Griffith)
  9. VIII. W.N. (Winifred Norbury)
  10. IX. Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger)
  11. X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny)
  12. XI. G.R.S. (George Robertson Sinclair)
  13. XII. B.G.N. (Basil G. Nevinson)
  14. XIII. Romanza: * * * [Lady Mary Lygon]
  15. XIV. Finale: E.D.U. (the composer)
  16. I. Incidental Music
  17. II. Funeral March
  18. I. Falstaff and Prince Henry
  19. II. Eastcheap... [fig. 17]
  20. Dream Interlude: 'Jack Falstaff...' [fig. 76]
  21. III. Falstaff's march... [fig. 81]
  22. Interlude: Gloucestershire. Shallow's orchard - The new king - The hurried ride... [fig. 102]
  23. IV. King Henry V's progress... [fig. 114]

Disc: 2

  1. I. Allegro
  2. II. Andante
  3. III. Allegro molto - Cadenza (accompagnata: Lento) - Allegro molto (Tempo I)
  4. Romance for violin and orchestra

Disc: 3

  1. I. Moderato
  2. II. Allegro appassionato
  3. III. Lento - Brioso - Allegro molto - Rapsodicamente - Adagio
  4. Prelude (Lento, mistico - Moderato - Andantino - Come prima)
  5. Jesu, Maria - I am near to death (Gerontius)
  6. So pray for me...Kyrie eleison...Holy Mary, pray for him (Gerontius, semi-chorus, chorus)
  7. Rouse thee, my fainting soul...Be merciful (Gerontius, chorus)
  8. Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius)
  9. I can no more (Gerontius)
  10. Rescue him, O Lord (chorus, Gerontius, semi-chorus)
  11. Novissima hora est (Gerontius)
  12. Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Priest)
  13. Go in the name of Angels (chorus, Priest, semi-chorus)
  14. Go forth upon thy journey (Priest, chorus, semi-chorus)

Disc: 4

  1. Introduction (Andantino)
  2. I went to sleep (Soul of Gerontius)
  3. Another marvel (Soul)
  4. My work is done (Angel, Soul)
  5. It is a member of that family (Soul, Angel)
  6. But hark! Upon my senses (Soul)
  7. Low-born clods of brute earth (chorus)
  8. Dispossessed, aside thrust (chorus, Angel)
  9. The mind bold and indepent (chorus)
  10. I see not those false spirits (Soul)
  11. There was a mortal (Angel)
  12. Praise to the Holiest (semi-chorus, chorus, Angel)
  13. The sound is like the rushing of the wind (Soul)
  14. Glory to Him (chorus, semi-chorus)
  15. They sing of thy approaching agony (Angel, semi-chorus, Soul, chorus)
  16. But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Soul)
  17. And now on the threshold (Angel)
  18. Praise to the Holiest (chorus)
  19. Thy judgment now is near (Angel, Soul)
  20. Jesu! By that shuddering dread (Angel of the Agony, Soul)
  21. Be merciful, be gracious (semi-chorus, chorus)
  22. Praise to His Name! (Angel)
  23. Take me away (Soul)
  24. Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)
  25. Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)
  26. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G, Op.39

Disc: 5

  1. I. Allegro assai
  2. II. Presto, con malizia
  3. III. Andante con malinconia
  4. IV. Maestoso - Brioso ed ardentemente - Vivacissimo - Maestoso
  5. Maestoso: Thus spake Isaih
  6. Quasi recitativo: Babylon was a great city
  7. Allegro molto: Thus in Babylon, the mighty city
  8. Quasi recitativo: And in that same hour as they feasted
  9. Lento - Allegro giocoso: Then sing aloud to God our strength
  10. Allegro: Then sing aloud to God our strength

Disc: 6

  1. I. Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro)
  2. II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (Adagio)
  3. III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (Vivace)
  4. IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Allegro giocoso)
  5. V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (Adagio)
  6. VI. Uranus, the Magician (Allegro)
  7. VII. Neptune, the Mystic (Andante) [with women's choir]
  8. Pluto, The Renewer

Disc: 7

  1. I. On Wenlock Edge
  2. II. From far, from eve and morning
  3. III. Is my team ploughing?
  4. IV. Oh, when I was in love with you
  5. V. Bredon Hill
  6. VI. Clun
  7. 1. The Vagabond
  8. 2. Let beauty awake
  9. 3. The Roadside Fire
  10. 4. Youth and Love
  11. 5. In Dreams
  12. 6. The infinite shining heavens
  13. 7. Whither must I wander
  14. 8. Bright is the ring of words
  15. 9. I have trod the upward and the downward slope
  16. I. Allegro
  17. II. Lento - Vivace - Lento
  18. III. Con brio
  19. Flourish with Fireworks, Op. 22

Disc: 8

  1. I. Arrival Platform Humlet
  2. II. Gay but Wistful
  3. III. Pastoral
  4. IV. The Gum-Suckers' March
  5. Train Music (1901) (Standard symphonic version by Eldon Rathburn)
  6. Country Gardens - English Morris Dance Tune BFMS22 (Version for Stokowski, 1950)
  7. La vallée des cloches (Très lent)
  8. I. Lisbon (Sailor's Song)
  9. II. Horkstow Grange (The Miser and His Man - A local tragedy)
  10. III. Rufford Park Poachers (Poaching Song)
  11. IV. The Brisk Young Sailor (who returned to wed his True Love)
  12. V. Lord Melbourne (War Song)
  13. VI. The Lost Lady Found (Dance Song)
  14. Pagodes from Estampes
  15. The Warriors - Music to an imaginary ballet for orchestra and three pianos (1916)

Disc: 9

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III Ecstasio
  4. IV
  5. Introduction
  6. Part I
  7. Part II

Disc: 10

  1. Part III
  2. Part IV
  3. Epilogue

Disc: 11

  1. Drowned Out
  2. Kai
  3. Three Screaming Popes
  4. Momentum
  5. Ceres

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Product Description

Box set containing a compilation of British music conducted by Simon Rattle. As well as the tracks listed it also includes 'Incidental Music' from 'Grania and Diarmid, Op. 42' and 'The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Part I' by Edward Elgar, 'The Lark Ascending' and 'Songs of Travel' by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 'Thus Spake Isaih' from 'Belshazzar's Feast' by William Walton and 'La Vallée Des Cloches' from 'Miroirs' by Maurice Ravel, amongst others.

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