Simon Rattle: British Music (11 CD box set, FLAC)
Simon Rattle: British Music (11 CD box set, FLAC)

Performer: Thomas Hampson, Thomas Allen, Lynn Harrell, Ulrich Heinen, Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra: Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor: Simon Rattle, Simon Halsey
Composer: Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, Gustav Holst, Colin Matthews, et al.
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 11 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
Size: 2.74 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

CD 1
Edward Elgar

Enigma Variations Op36
1. Theme (Andante)
2. Variation I (L’istesso tempo) “C.A.E.”
3. Variation II (Allegro) “H.D.S.-P.”
4. Variation III (Allegretto) “R.B.T.”
5. Variation IV (Allegro di molto) “W.M.B.”
6. Variation V (Moderato) “R.P.A.”
7. Variation VI (Andantino) “Ysobel”
8. Variation VII (Presto) “Troyte”
9. Variation VIII (Allegretto) “W.N.”
10. Variation IX (Adagio) “Nimrod”
11. Variation X (Intermezzo: Allegretto) “Dorabella”
12. Variation XI (Allegro di molto) “G.R.S.”
13. Variation XII (Andante) “B.G.N.”
14. Variation XIII (Romanza: Moderato) “* * *”
15. Variation XIV (Finale: Allegro Presto) “E.D.U.”
Grania & Diarmid Op42
16. Incidental Music
17. Funeral March
Falstaff Symphonic Study Cm Op68
18. Falstaff & Prince Henry
19. Eastcheap Gadshill The Boars Head Revelry…
20. Dream Interlude
21. Falstaffs March The Return Through Glouce…
22. Interlude Gloucestershire Shallows Orchar…
23. King Henry vs Progress The Repudiation Of …

CD 2
Edward Elgar

Violin Concerto in B minor, op.61
1. Allegro
2. Andante
3. Allegro molto – Cadenza
Ralph Vaughan Williams
4. The Lark Ascending – Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy – violin

CD 3
William Walton

Cello Concerto
1. Moderato
2. Allegro appassionato
3. Lento – Allegro molto
Edward Elgar
The Dreams of Gerontius op. 38
Part 1
4. Prelude: Lento, mistico – Moderato…
5. Jesu, maria – I am near to death (Gerontius)
6. So pray for me … Kyrie eleison … Holy mary, pray for him (Gerontius, S…
7. Rouse thee, my fainting soul … Be merciful (Gerontius, Chorus)
8. Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius)
9. I can non 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, Semin-chorus)
14. Go forth upon the journey (Priest, Chorus, Semi-chorus)
Lynn Harrell – cello
John Mitchinson – tenor
John Shirley-Quirk – bass-baritone

CD 4
Edward Elgar

The Dreams of Gerontius op. 38
Part 2

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 independent (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 (Chorus)
25. Softly and gently (Angel, Chorus, Semi-chorus)
Janet Baker – mezzo-soprano
John Mitchinson – tenor
John Shirley-Quirk – bass-baritone

26. Pomp and Circumstance March Op. 39 No. 4

CD 5
William Walton

Symphony No. 1
1. Allegro Assai
2. Presto, Con Malizia
3. Andante Con Malinconia
4. Maestoso – Brioso Ed Ardentemente – Vivacissimo – Maestoso
Belshazzar’S Feast
5. Thus Spake Isaiah (Maestoso)
6. Babylon Was A Great City (Quasi Recitativo)
7. Thus In Babylon, The Mighty City (Allegro Molot)
8. And In That Same Hour As They Feasted (Quasi Recitativo)
9. Then Sing Aloud To God Our Strength (Lento – Allegro Giocoso)
10. Then Sing Aloud To God Our Strength (Allegro)
Thomas Hampson – baritone

CD 6
Gustav Holst

The Planets
1. Jupiter
2. Mars
3. Mercury
4. Neptune
5. Saturn
6. Uranus
7. Venus
Colin Matthews
8. Pluto, the Renewer

CD 7
Ralph Vaughan Williams

On Wenlock Edge
1. Wenlock Edge – 01 On Wenlock Edge
2. From far, from eve and morning
3. Is my tem ploughing
4. Oh, when I was in love with you
5. Bredon Hill
6. Clun
Songs of Travel
7. The Vagabond
8. Let beauty awake
9. The Roadside Fire
10. Youth and Love
11. In Dreams
12. The infinite shining heavens
13. Whither must I wander
14. Bright is the ring of words
15. I have trod the upward and the downward slope
Malcolm Arnold
Guitar Concerto
16. Allegro
17. Lento – Vivace – Lento
18. Con brio
Oliver Knussen
19. Flourish with Fireworks
Robert Tear – tenor
Thomas Allen – baritone
Julian Bream – guitar

CD 8
Percy Grainger

In a Nutshell
1. Arrival Platform Humlet
2. ‘Gay but Wistful’ (Tune in a popular London style)
3. Pastoral
4. ‘The Gum-Suckers’ March
5. Train Music (1901)
6. Country Gardens: English Morris Dance Tune
7. La Vallee des cloches (Ravel, arr. Grainger)
Lincolnshire Posy
8. Lisbon (Sailor’s Song)
9. Horkstow Grange (The Miser and his Man – a local tragedy)
10. Rufford Park Poachers (Poaching Song)
11. The Brisk Young Sailor (who returned to wed his True L…
12. Lord Melbourne (War Song)
13. The Lost Lady Found (Dance Song)
14. Pagodes from ‘Estampes’ (Debussy, arr. Grainger)
15. The Warriors: Music to an imaginary ballet for orchestra and three pianos

CD 9
Thomas Ades

1-4. Asyla op. 17
Nicholas Maw
5-7. Odyssey

CD 10
Nicholas Maw

1-3. Odyssey

CD 11
Mark-Anrthony Turnage

1. Drowned Out
2. Kai for solo cello and ensemble
3. Three Screaming Popes after Francis Bacon for large ochestra
4. Momentum
5. Ceres

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