Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Theme From the Great Escape
Elmer Bernstein 5:34
2 Colonel Bogey - River Kwai March
Kenneth Alford 4:39
3 Land of Hope and Glory
Sir Edward Elgar 6:23
4 Un bel dì vedremo (Maria Callas)
Giacomo Puccini 4:52
5 Nessun Dorma
Luciano Pavarotti 5 3:01
6 Fight on the Beaches - White Cliffs of Dover
Vera Lynn 3:53
7 Swing Low '99
Madrigal UNICAP 3:56
8 The Dam Busters
Eric Coates 3:57
9 Nimrod From Enigma Variations
Sir Edward Elgar 3:18
10 Abide With Me
Eden's Bridge 4:24
11 Fantasia on Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:31
12 Knightsbridge March From London Suite
Eastman Wind Ensemble 4:13
13 I Vow to Thee, My Country
Sir Edward Elgar 4:44
14 You'll Never Walk Alone - Carousel
Plácido Domingo 3:08
15 The Battle of Agincourt - Henry V
Patrick Doyle 3:38
16 Crown Imperial - Coronation March
Sir William Walton 6:59
17 Rule Britannia from Masque of Alfred
Sir Henry Wood 4:29
18 Jerusalem
Fat Les 2:43
19 National Anthem
101 Strings Orchestra 0:55

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 3)
flute:
William Bennett (flautist) (track 11)
organ:
Richard Farnes (1985-03) (track 10)
arranger:
Ralph Greaves (1934) (track 11)
balance engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1980-02) (track 11)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1985-03) (track 10)
choir vocals:
London Philharmonic Choir (tracks 3, 17–18)
John Alldis Choir (1972-08-10) (track 5)
chorus master:
Stephen Cleobury (1985-03) (track 10)
composer:
Thomas Arne (track 17)
Eric Coates (track 12)
William Henry Monk (track 10)
Edward Elgar (1899) (track 9)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 3)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1916) (track 18)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 5)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1924 – 1928) (track 11)
Sir William Walton (1937) (track 16)
Eric Coates (1955) (track 8)
conductor:
Sir Roger Norrington (tracks 3, 17–18)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 5)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-05) (track 9)
Sir Neville Marriner (1980-02) (track 11)
Roger Norrington (1996-07) (track 16)
dedicated to:
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 9)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 5)
Renato Simoni (track 5)
lyricist:
William Blake (track 18)
Henry Francis Lyte (track 10)
James Thomson (track 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Sarah Walker (British mezzosoprano) (track 17)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 3, 17–18)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 5)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-05) (track 9)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1980-02) (track 11)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1996-07) (track 16)
performer:
producer:
Chris Hazell (track 11)
Ray Minshull (track 9)
Chris Hazell (1985-03) (track 10)
publisher:
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 5)
treble vocals:
Bruce Blyth (1985-03) (track 10)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 3)
Chappell & Co. (tracks 8, 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 5)
Medinah Temple in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1974-05) (track 9)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-02) (track 11)
arrangements:
Abide With Me (James Last arrangement) (track 10)
Crown Imperial (for band, Duthoit) (track 16)
Crown Imperial (for organ, Murrill) (track 16)
Jersulaem (Jakeway arrangement) (track 18)
Jerusalem (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Jerusalem (EL&P arrangement) (track 18)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
is based on:
Greensleeves (track 11)
Jerusalem (poem by Blake) (track 18)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 11)
Sir John in Love (track 11)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 3)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 9)
Sanctus Dei (track 9)
The Globalist (track 9)
Variations On "Rule Britannia" (for solo instrument and band) (track 17)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 5)
Going to Win (track 5)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 5)
Hear, bliuw my nei (track 10)
later versions:
Blue Max (C64 Game) (track 17)
Nimrod (track 9)
orchestrations:
Jerusalem (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 18)
Rule, Britannia! (orchestrated by Sargent) (track 17)
part of:
Alfred (track 17)
Turandot: Atto III (track 5)
London Suite (track 12)
recording of:
Dam Busters March (track 8)
Jerusalem (anthem by Hubert Parry) (track 18)
London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March) (BBC In Town Tonight theme) (track 12)
Rule, Britannia! (track 17)
Turandot: Atto III, Scena I. Aria “Nessun dorma” (Calaf) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 5)
Fantasia on “Greensleeves” (1980-02) (track 11)
Abide With Me (Set to tune 'Eventide') (1985-03) (track 10)
Crown Imperial (march) (1996-07) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000066BXP [info]