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Our Classical Century - Crown Imperial

A non-stop half hour of music inspired by William Walton’s Crown Imperial - one of the pieces featured this week in Our Classical Century. Including favourites, lesser-known gems, and a few surprises. The perfect way to usher in your evening.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Crown Imperial

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Walton: Symphony No. 1 And Other Works: Andre Previn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestr.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto in F Major, HWV 334: VI. Allegro

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Petra Müllejans. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
    • Handel: Concerti a due cori.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 106.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: American Quartet/Piano Quintet: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Maya Youssef

    The Sea

    • Syrian Dreams.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 109.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus, Op. 90 & 142; Murray Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Singer: Christophe Dumaux. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • John Williams

    Sound the Bells!

    Ensemble: Bay Brass.
    • Sound the bells!.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.


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