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Simon Heffer celebrates music from the British Isles. With Walton, Moeran, Britten, William Hurlstone, Hubert Parry, Frank Bridge, Malcolm Williamson and George Lloyd.

Celebrating British Music.

Journalist Simon Heffer presents the third of four programmes of his personal choices of music from the British Isles - some familiar, some not so well known. This programme includes works by William Walton, EJ Moeran, Benjamin Britten, William Hurlstone, Hubert Parry, Malcolm Williamson, Edward Bairstow, Frank Bridge and George Lloyd.

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  • William Walton

    Capriccio Burlesco

    Conductor: Charles Groves Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI CDM7 63369-2.
  • Hubert Parry

    12 Short pieces for violin and piano: Set 3

    Performer: Erich Gruenberg Performer: Roger Vignoles

    • HYPERION CDA-66157.
  • Malcolm Williamson

    Sinfonia concertante for 3 trumpets, piano and strings: 2nd movement

    Conductor: Charles Groves Performer: Martin Jones Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

    • LYRITA SRCD 281.
  • Edward C. Bairstow

    5 Poems of the Spirit for baritone, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: David Hill Performer: Roderick Williams Performer: Britten Sinfonia

    • HYPERION CDA 67497.
  • William Hurlstone

    Concerto in D major for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite Performer: Eric Parkin Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • LYRITA SRCD 100.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Simple symphony Op.4 for string orchestra or string quartet: 3rd movement; Sentimental sar

    Performer: Maggini String Quartet

    • NAXOS 8.554360.
  • George Lloyd

    Symphony no. 6: 1st movement

    Conductor: George Lloyd Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

    • ALBANY.
    • TROY-015-2.
  • E J Moeran

    Ludlow town - song-cycle to poems by A.E.Housman for baritone and piano: 1st movement [fas

    Performer: John Talbot Performer: Roderick Williams

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10596-2.
  • Frank Bridge

    A Prayer for chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: BBC National Chorus Of Wales Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    • CHANDOS CHAN-10188.

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