George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 1885 – 5 August 1916) was an English composer best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's poems from A Shropshire Lad.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 A Shropshire Lad / The Banks of Green Willow Butterworth, Parry, Bridge; English String Orchestra, William Boughton 4 1
2001 On the Idle Hill of Summer Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, Quilter, Graham Peel; Sir Thomas Allen, Geoffrey Parsons 1
2004 Bridge: Suite for Strings / Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow / Bantock: The Pierrot of the Minute Bridge, Butterworth, Bantock; Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Norman Del Mar 1
Songs of Travel / On Wenlock Edge / Orchestral Songs Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Butterworth; Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, Vernon Handley 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Fantasia on Greensleeves Vaughan Williams, Delius, Elgar, Warlock, Butterworth; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner 2

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