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The Spirit Of England

There Are Many Voices
A Gallery One
Lost Empires: the music halls
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872-1958
In the Fen Country and Norfolk Rhapsodies
A Song Of The High Hills
Frederick Delius 1862-1934
Along The Downs: The Countryside Collection
Ashley Hutchings 1945-
The English Music Festival
The Proms
By Footpath and Stile
Gerald Finzi 1901 - 1956
English Light Music
Peter Warlock 1894-1930
The Spirit Of England
Sir Edward Elgar 1857-1934
The Spirit Of England. (Opus 80)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 1875-1912
The Romantic Violin Concerto - 5
Sir Arthur Somervell 1863-1937
A Treasury of English Song
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 1852-1924
The English Anthem - 8
Percy Whitlock 1903-1946
The Salley Gardens
On Wenlock Edge
Bredon Hill
Roger Quilter 1877 - 1953
Ivor Gurney 1890 - 1937
Songs by Roger Quilter
Severn Meadows
Sir Arthur Bliss 1891-1978
A Knot Of Riddles
Sir Granville Bantock 1868 - 1946
Sappho and Sapphic Poem
Sir Arnold Bax 1883 - 1953
Symphony No. 5 and The Tale the Pine-Trees Knew
Herbert Howells 1892 - 1983
The St. Paul's Service
Coope Boyes and Simpson
Triple Echo
Old Swan Band
Edgar Bainton 1880 - 1956
Orchestral Works Vol 2
Tiger Moth
Show Of Hands
The Path
More English Folk

Nimbus Records. official website

The Spirit Of England I
Elgar, Butterworth, Britten, Holst, Bridge, Finzi,
Vaughan Williams, Delius, Parry, Warlock

Alan Hacker, clarinet
Maurice Bourgue, oboe
Michael Bochmann, violin
English Symphony Orchestra
English String Orchestra
William Boughton
: conductor

"The Birmingham-based English String and Symphony Orchestras under William Boughton are completely at home in this repertoire. One has only to sample the excitingly animated account of Holst's St Paul's Suite (which also has much delicacy of feeling), the ideally paced Warlock Capriol Suite, or the vibrant account of Britten's Frank Bridge Variations, to discover the calibre of this music-making."
The Penguin Guide

4 CD Set
Total Playing Time
4 hours 4 mins

All tracks recorded at the Great Hall,
Birmingham University:
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

The Spirit Of England II
Holst, Elgar, Parry, Finzi, Bridge, Delius,
Vaughan Williams, Ireland, Walton, Berkeley

4 CD Set
Total Playing Time
4 hours 6 mins

Disc One: tracks 1-8 recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 11th & 12th January 1988. Disc Two: Recorded at the Great Hall, Birmingham University; tracks 1-15 on 28th-30th July 1989; tracks 16-21 on 18th & 19th June 1988; tracks 22-27 on 6th & 7th June 1992. Disc Three: Recorded at the Great Hall, Birmingham University; tracks 1-2 on 6th & 7th June 1992; tracks 3-6 on 14-16th July 1989. Disc Four: Recorded at the Great Hall, Birmingham University; track 1 on 14th-16th July 1989; tracks 2-4 on 24th & 25th August 1991; tracks 5-8 on 18th & 19th May 1991; tracks 9-13 recorded at Symphony Hall, Birmingham on 11th & 12th April 1991

The Spirit Of England Dec 1992
Nimbus NI 5210/13 1992

The Spirit Of England II 1995
Nimbus NI 5450/3 1995

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