Music Played18 items
Antonin Dvorak 2 Waltzes for string orchestra/4tet ..., no.2 in D major [from B.101`4];
Dvorak: Works for String Quartet Vol. 5: Vlach Quartet Prague, Naxos
Benjamin Britten A New Year carol arr. for chorus & organ (arr. Flood)
A Canterbury Christmas, York, 16
Hamish MacCunn The Land of the mountain and the flood - overture (Op.3)
Conductor: Alexander Gibson. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Music of the Four Counties: Scottish National Orchestra/Gibson, Classics for Pleasure, 3
Chris Norman Nova Scotia January / Waltz from Cape Breton
Helicon: The Titan, Dorian, 4
Johann Sebastian Bach Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248
Johann Sebastian Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV.248, ERATO, 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade for string orchestra (Op.48) in C major, 2nd movement; Waltz...
Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi, BIS, 6
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Seasons for piano (Op.37b), January (By the hearth)
Performer: Yefim Bronfman.
Joseph Haydn Notturno no. 1 (H.2.25) in C major
Edward Elgar Concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.85) in E minor, [complete]
Elgar: Cello Concerto/Sea Pictures: Du Pre/Baker/LSO/Barbirolli, EMI, 1
Ludwig van Beethoven 11 Bagatelles Op.119 for piano; no.2 in C major
Performer: Steven Osborne.
CDA 67879, Hyperion, 9
George Frideric Handel Alessandro - Overture
Handel: Arias and Duets from the era of 'The Rival Queens', Hyperion, 1
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Via Crucis; Maria - La Visione; Ninna nanna alla Napoletana
Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar, Virgin Classics, 2
Felix Mendelssohn Concert piece no. 2 in D minor Op.114
Weber, Mendelssohn etc.: Works for clarinet, EMI CLASSICS, 8-10
Franz Lehár Vilja-Lied from the Merry Widow
Kate Royal: Midsummer Night, EMI Classics, 7
Strauss (ii), Johann Kunstlerleben - waltz (Op.316)
J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most, EMI Classics, 1
Paul Mealor Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal
...the flowers have their angels, SIGNUM CLASSICS, 10
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for lute and strings in D major, RV 93
RCA Red Seal
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G major Kk.431
Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
509996 4201 603, Virgin, 17
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Here is the Best of British playlist so far:17th September: David Bedford - Symphony no. 116th September: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Linden Lea for voice and piano15th September: Edward Elgar - The Wand of youth - suite no. 2 Op.1b14th September: Gustav Holst - The Hymn of Jesus Op.3713th September: Arnold Bax - Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor12th September: Sally Beamish - Concerto for violin and orchestra11th September: Matthew Locke - Suite no.1 in D minor10th September: Gabriel Jackson - I am the voice of the wind for chorus9th September: Ivor Novello - Perchance to dream - musical play8th September: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony no. 8 in D minor7th September: John Foulds - Keltic suite Op.296th September: Michael Tippett - Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli5th September: Thomas Tallis - If ye love me for 4 voices4th September: Benjamin Britten - Simple symphony Op.43rd September: John Marsh - Symphony no. 6 in D major2nd September: Christopher Tye - Give alms of thy goods for 4 voices [Lbm Add.30480-83]1st September: Jonathan Harvey - Mortuos plango, vivos voco for electronic tape
August:31st August: Cecilia McDowall - Ave maris stella, motet30th August: Herbert Brewer - Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D major29th August: Ralph Vaughan Williams - English folk song suite for military band28th August: Cyril Scott - Lotus land Op.47`127th August: Havergal Brian - Symphony no. 3 in C sharp minor26th August: William Walton - Henry V - music for the film25th August: Benjamin Britten - Noye's fludde, children's opera in 1 act Op.5924th August: Eric Coates - The Three Elizabeths, suite23rd August: Gerald Finzi - Dies natalis Op.8 for voice and string orchestra22nd August: Simon Jeffes - Perpetuum mobile for ensemble21st August: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'20th August: Henry Purcell - The Fairy Queen, opera Z.62919th August: Herbert Sumsion - They that go down to the sea18th August: Arthur Sullivan - The Mikado, or The town of Titipu17th August: John Dunstable - Quam pulchra es, antiphon MB.4416th August: Thomas Arne - Rule, Britannia (Alfred - masque)15th August: Joseph Parry - Myfanwy (Traditional, Welsh)14th August: Edward Elgar - The Starlight Express - incidental music Op.78 [for Algernon Blackwood's play]13th August: William Walton - Symphony no. 212th August: Eric Coates - London (London every day), suite11th August: Ralph Vaughan Williams - The House of life: Silent noon10th August: Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair (An English rhapsody) RT.6.169th August: Charles Villiers Stanford - 5 Songs of the fleet Op.1178th August: Alan Rawsthorne - Concerto no. 2 for piano and orchestra7th August: John Stanley - Voluntary (Op.6`5), arr. misc. for trumpet & ensemble6th August: George Frideric Handel - Saul, oratorio in 3 acts5th August: Frank Bridge - The Sea, suite H.100 for orchestra4th August: Lord Berners - A Wedding bouquet, ballet3rd August: Benjamin Britten - 5 Flower songs Op.47 for chorus2nd August: Thomas Linley - The Tempest, incidental music1st August: Alun Hoddinott - Welsh dances, suite no. 2 Op.64
July31st July: Charles Villiers Stanford - Stabat mater, symphonic cantata Op.9630th July: Arthur Bliss - A Colour symphony T.2429th July: George Lloyd - Symphony no. 628th July: Hamilton Harty - Concerto in D minor Op.17 for violin and orchestra27th July: Eugene Goossens - By the tarn Op.15`126th July: Benjamin Britten - Gloriana - symphonic suite Op.53a25th July: John Barry - The Beyondness of Things24th July: Edward German - Nell Gwyn, incidental music23rd July: Gerald Finzi - Let us garlands bring Op.1822nd July: Benjamin Britten - Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge Op.1021st July: Flanders and Swann - Ill wind for voice and piano20th July: Maurice Greene - Lord, let me know mine end19th July: Arthur Butterworth - The Green wind for orchestra18th July: William Walton - Facade - an entertainment17th July: Malcolm Arnold - A Grand, grand overture Op.5716th July: Edward Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius Op.3815th July: Herbert Howells - Hymnus paradisi14th July: Vivian Dunn - The Mountbatten March13th July: Howard Skempton - Lento for orchestra12th July: William Walton - Crown imperial, coronation march11th July: Cipriani Potter - Symphony no. 7 in F major 10th July: Gustav Holst - A Moorside suite for brass band9th July: Henry Purcell - Three parts upon a ground Z.731 for 3 violins and continuo8th July: Robert Simpson - The Four temperaments - suite for brass band7th July: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Songs of travel for voice and piano6th July: Edward German - Welsh rhapsody for orchestra5th July: Constant Lambert - The Rio Grande for piano, chorus and orchestra4th July: Alice Mary Smith - Symphony in A minor3rd July: John Tavener - The Lamb - carol2nd July: Samuel Sebastian Wesley - Blessed be the God and Father - verse anthem1st July: John Blow - The Lord God is a sun and shield - verse anthem
June30th June: Jeremiah Clarke - Trumpet voluntary (The Prince of Denmark's march) in D major for keyboard, attrib. Purcell [as Z.S125]29th June: Samuel Sebastian Wesley - Air with variations (Holsworthy church bells)28th June: Charles Dibdin - Tom Bowling27th June: Madeleine Dring - Festival scherzo for piano and string orchestra26th June: George Frideric Handel - L' Allegro, il penseroso, ed il moderato25th June: Edward Gregson - Concerto for tuba24th June: Ronald Binge - Elizabethan serenade for orchestra23rd June: Thomas Campion - Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore [1st book of ayres, 1613]22nd June: George Frideric Handel - Water music - suite D major HWV.34921st June: Ernest Tomlinson - English folk dances - suite no. 120th June: John Rutter - Magnificat19th June: Francis Potts - Lament for chorus18th June: Robin Holloway - Serenade in C major Op.4117th June: Ruth Gipps - Concerto Op.58 for horn and orchestra16th June: Arthur Bliss - Adam Zero - ballet T.6715th June: Henry Purcell - Hear my prayer, O Lord Z.1514th June: Alexander Mackenzie - The Cricket on the hearth - opera Op.6213th June: Paul Reade - The Victorian kitchen garden - suite12th June: William Lloyd Webber - Aurora11th June: Arthur Sullivan - The Long day closes for a capella choir10th June: Thomas Tallis - Lamentations of Jeremiah; Part I9th June: James MacMillan - So deep [O my luve's like a red, red rose]8th June: Harrison Birtwistle - Earth dances7th June: Peter Maxwell Davies - An Orkney wedding, with sunrise6th June: Lennox Berkely - Paysage for piano5th June: William Lawes - Consort suite 'for the violls' a 5 no. 3 in C minor4th June: Gerald Finzi - Concerto in C minor Op.31 for clarinet and string orchestra3rd June: Hubert Parry - Songs of farewell for mixed voices2nd June: John Taverner - Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas for 6 voices1st June: Frederick Delius - On hearing the first cuckoo in spring RT.6.19