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Pomp & Circumstance

England This England

England This England

An uplifting collection of moving and wistful orchestral classics which celebrate the English
landscape and its natural beauty. English composers have always excelled at pastoral music
with a hint of nostalgia: from ’The lark ascending’ to the strains of ‘Greensleeves’ this evocative
selection features some of this pleasant land’s finest music.


1 Fantasia on Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conducted by James Judd
2 The Banks of Green Willow
George Butterworth (1885–1916)
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
3 Chanson de nuit Op 15/1
Sir Edward Elgar (1857–1934)
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conducted by James Judd
4 A Shropshire Lad
George Butterworth
The Halle Orchestra conducted
by Sir John Barbirolli
5 The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams
David Greed, violin, The English Northern
Philharmonia conducted by
David Lloyd-Jones
6 A Somerset Rhapsody Op 21/2
Gustav Holst (1874–1934)
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conducted by David Lloyd-Jones
7 Tintagel
Arnold Bax (1883–1953)
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conducted by David Lloyd-Jones

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1297

Rule Britannia

Rule Britannia

16 tracks 60 min


Stirring songs & patriotic music

Music chosen for its thrill factor: from trumpets and drums to soaring choral voices, this programme has a 'Last Night of the Proms' feel. It features the great and the good of English music of the past including Handel, Holst, Elgar and Walton.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1126

Changing the Guard

Changing the Guard

23 tracks 71 min


Great military band music

'They're changing the guard at Buckingham Palace...' and this is what they might play: a superb mix of marching tunes and popular songs, played here by a mighty tour de force of virtuoso bandsmen chosen from amongst the best bands from Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1127

Music for Royal Occasions

Music for Royal Occasions

17 tracks 60 min
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The monarchy remains as popular as ever. Here is a programme of music for royal occasions, from coronations to weddings. Choirs, orchestras, military bands, organs and fanfare trumpets perform stirring music with plenty of good cheer, in a hearty programme of great British tunes.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1053

Bandstand

Bandstand

20 tracks 72 min
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A musical walk in the park

Strolling along on a Sunday afternoon, we can hear the band in the bandstand playing favourite melodies and musical highlights from the world of stage and screen. Superb musicaians create a sparkling evocation of the world of the brass band.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1129

A Royal Fanfare

A Royal Fanfare

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Music for coronations & royal ceremonial

Grand music for coronations, for ceremonial occasions, for matters of state and for formal dancing is brought together in this special album. 400 years of quintessentially British music, from Matthew Locke to Eric Coates, centred around the peerless style of Sir Edward Elgar, whose 'Pomp and Circumstance' marches are familiar to us all.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1263

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