Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major, Op. 39 Sir Edward Elgar 6:35
2 Two Songs Without Words, Op. 22b: II. Marching Song Gustav Holst 4:20
3 The British Grenadiers - Patrol March Thomas Arne 3:58
4 Coastal Command: Dawn Patrol Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:11
5 March Past of the Royal Air Force Sir Henry Walford Davies 3:08
6 Henry V: IV. Touch Her Soft Lips and Part Sir William Walton 1:55
7 Henry V: V. Agincourt Song Sir William Walton 2:46
8 Fantasia on British Sea Songs: V. Jack's the Lad "Hornpipe" [unknown] 1:54
9 The Dam Busters March Eric Coates 4:00
10 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op. 39 Sir Edward Elgar 5:24
11 Processional Arthur Bliss 8:50
12 Imperial March, Op. 32 Sir Edward Elgar 5:09
13 Coronation March, Op. 65 Sir Edward Elgar 10:52
14 On the Quarter-Deck Kenneth Alford 3:08
15 Rule, Britannia! Thomas Arne 6:01

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 1)
arranger:
Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor) (track 15)
Sir Henry Wood (English conductor) (1905) (track 8)
Muir Mathieson (tracks 4, 6–7)
choir vocals:
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 8)
Kenneth J. Alford (– 1917) (track 14)
Thomas Arne (composer) (1740) (track 15)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1896 – 1897) (track 12)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1901) (track 1)
Gustav Holst (composer) (1906) (track 2)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1907) (track 10)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1911) (track 13)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1942) (track 4)
William Walton (composer and conductor) (1943 – 1944) (tracks 6–7)
Sir Arthur Bliss (composer) (1953) (track 11)
Eric Coates (composer) (1955) (track 9)
conductor:
Sir Charles Groves (conductor) (tracks 1–15)
contralto vocals:
Anne Collins (operatic contralto) (track 15)
dedicated to:
H.M. Queen Victoria (track 12)
lyricist:
James Thomson (Scottish poet, 1700-1748) (track 15)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor) (track 15)
Muir Mathieson (1963) (tracks 6–7)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 1)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (music publisher founded in the 1760s, forebear of Boosey & Hawkes) (track 1)
Chappell & Co. (tracks 8–9)
premiered at:
The Crystal Palace in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (1897-04-19) (track 12)
Queen’s Hall in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (1907-08-24) (track 10)
Westminster Abbey in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (1911-06-22) (track 13)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 32) (order: 27) (track 12)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 65) (order: 54) (track 13)
arrangement of:
The Sailor’s Hornpipe (traditional hornpipe melody) (track 8)
arrangements:
Coronation March, op. 65 (for organ, Brewer) (track 13)
Imperial March, op. 32 (for organ, Martin) (track 12)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 4 in G major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
The British Grenadiers (for choir, Rutter) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: “Land of Hope and Glory” (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 1)
The Viking Song (track 1)
orchestration of:
Rule, Britannia! (track 15)
part of:
Two Songs Without Words, op. 22 (order: 2) (track 2)
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (with extra numbers arranged by Bob Chilcott) (order: 4) (track 8)
Henry V Suite (for orchestra, Mathieson) (order: 4) (track 6)
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (order: 5) (track 8)
Henry V Suite (for orchestra, Mathieson) (order: 5) (track 7)
recording of:
On The Quarterdeck (track 14)
Rule, Britannia! (orchestrated by Sargent) (track 15)
Suite from Henry V: IV. Touch her soft lips and part (for orchestra, Mathieson) (track 6)
Suite from Henry V: V. Agincourt Song (for orchestra, Mathieson) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Quodlibet for Small Orchestra: Allegro (3rd movement) (order: 22) (track 1)
English Heritage Medley (order: 24) (track 3)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000EHQ526 [info]