Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Introduction / Allegro, Op. 47 / Serenade in E minor, Op. 20
Sir Edward Elgar 14:07
2 Serenade in E minor, Op. 20: I. Allegro piacevole
Sir Edward Elgar 3:59
3 Serenade in E minor, Op. 20: II. Larghetto
Sir Edward Elgar 6:00
4 Serenade in E minor, Op. 20: Allegretto - Come prima
Sir Edward Elgar 3:13
5 Elegy, Op. 58
Sir Edward Elgar 4:30
6 Sospiri, Op. 70
Sir Edward Elgar 5:17
7 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Ralph Vaughan Williams 16:20
8 Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:40

Credits

CD 1

strings:
Allegri String Quartet (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (track 1)
arranger:
Ralph Greaves (1934) (tracks 8, 8)
balance engineer:
Howard Davidson (engineer) (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (tracks 1–4)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1966-06-16) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1892) (tracks 2–4)
Edward Elgar (1905) (track 1)
Edward Elgar (1909) (track 5)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1910) (track 7)
Edward Elgar (1914) (track 6)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1924 – 1928) (track 8)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (tracks 7–8)
Sir John Barbirolli (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (tracks 1–4)
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-06-16) (tracks 5–6)
dedicated to:
William Henry Reed (track 6)
orchestra:
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (tracks 7–8)
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (tracks 1–4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1966-06-16) (tracks 5–6)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 5–6)
Victor Olof (tracks 1–4)
publisher:
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 8)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1905-03-08) (track 1)
Mansion House in London, England, United Kingdom (1909-07-13) (track 5)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-06-16) (tracks 5–6)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 1)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 58) (track 5)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 70) (track 6)
arrangements:
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (for two pianos) (track 7)
Sospiri, op. 70 (for violin and piano, arr. Griffiths) (track 6)
is based on:
Greensleeves (track 8)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 8)
Sir John in Love (track 8)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Introduction and Allegro for Strings, op. 47 (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (track 1)
Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: II. Larghetto (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (track 3)
Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: III. Allegretto (1962-05-10 – 1962-05-11) (track 4)
Elegy, op. 58 (1966-06-16) (track 5)
Sospiri, op. 70 (for strings, harp (or piano) and organ (or harmonium)) (1966-06-16) (track 6)

Release

part of: Great Recordings of the Century (EMI Classics)
ASIN: US: B00004R95R [info]