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On The March

Eric Coates (1886-1957)

Donald Macleod salutes a composer with a unique ability to match a national mood with music.

4/5. On the March

As war is declared, Coates's stirring marches came into their own. And he pays musical tribute to the three Elizabeths of English royalty, music that came to be associated with another famous family.

The Enchanted Garden
BBC Concert Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

Calling All Workers
BBC Concert Orchestra
Adrian Boult (conductor)

Over to You
Royal Artillery Band
Maj Geoffrey Kingston (conductor)

London Calling; The Eighth Army
BBC Concert Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

The Three Elizabeths Suite
East of England Orchestra
Malcolm Navarro (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Thu 27 Dec 2007 20:45

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