Music of the Monarchs


Music of the Monarchs
Various Artists
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4820176
Barcode
00028948201761
Format
4-CD
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TRACK LISTING / ARTISTS

CD 1
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Four Coronation Anthems
1 Zadok the Priest
2 My Heart is Inditing
3 Let thy Hand be Strengthened
4 The King shall Rejoice

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
English Chamber Orchestra
Sir David Willcocks

5 Ode for the Birthday of Queene Anne

Emma Kirkby, soprano · Judith Nelson, soprano
Shirly Minty, contralto · James Bowman, countertenor
Martin Hill, tenor · David Thomas, bass
The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
The Academy of Ancient Music
Simon Preston

CD 2
BERTHOLD TOURS
1 The Stars beyond the Cloud

CIRO PINSUTI
2 Good night, Beloved

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
3 I would I were a King

PRINCE ALBERT
4 Melody for the Violin

FELIX MENDELSSOHN
5 The Passage Bird’s Farewell (Abschied der Zugvogel), Op. 63 No. 2
6 Song without words, Op. 38 No. 2 ‘Lost Happiness’

SIR JOSEPH BARNBY
7 Sweet and low

HYACINTH ELEANORE KLOSE
8 Air Varie for ophicleide

WILLIAM BEALE
9 Come let us join the Roundelay

FELIX MENDELSSOHN
10Autumn Song (Herbstlied), Op. 63 No. 4

NIKOLAI VLADIMIROVICH GALKIN
11 Mazurka

THOMAS FORBES WALMISLEY
12 Music, all powerful

ALICE MARY SMITH
13 O that we two were maying

JOHN GEORGE CALLCOTT
14 The Lark now leaves his Watery Nest

CECILE CHAMINADE
15 Arlequin

ARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
16 A Loyal Ode

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
17 The Long Day Closes

Purcell Consort of Voices
Susan Longfield, soprano; Pauline Stevens, mezzo-soprano
Margaret Cable, contralto; Grayston Burgess, counter-tenor
Ian Partridge, tenor; John Buttrey, tenor
Geoffrey Shaw, baritone; Christopher Keyte, bass
Grayston Burgess, director
with:
Jennifer Partridge, piano; Iona Brown, violin
Alan Lumsden, ophicleide; David King, speaker

CD 3
PRINCE ALBERT
1  Standchen
2 Trauerlied
3 Gruss aus der Ferne
4 Klage der Liebe
5 Der Ungeliebte
6 Nichts Schoneres
7 Lebewohl
8 Reiterlied
9 Liebe hat uns nun verient
10 Die Winterreise
11 Einsamkeit
12 Die letzen Worte eines Barden
13 Schmerz der Liebe
14 Abendruhe
15 Vereinigung
16 Invocazione all’Armonia

Purcell Consort of Voices
Susan Longfield, soprano; Pauline Stevens, mezzo-soprano
Ian Partridge, tenor; Geoffrey Shaw,baritone; Christopher Keyte, bass
Grayston Burgess, director
with:
Jennifer Partridge, piano

CD 4
1 HANDEL: Zadok the Priest
2 PURCELL: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
3 PURCELL: I was glad
4 BLISS: Antiphonal Fanfare for Three Brass Choirs
5 WALTON: Crown Imperial (A Coronation March) (arr. Herbert Murrill)
6 PARRY: I was glad
7 BAX: Fanfare for the Wedding of Princess Elizabeth, 1947
8 BLISS: Welcome the Queen
9 WALTON: Coronation Te Deum
10 ELGAR: Imperial March, Op. 32 (arr. George C. Martin)
11 WALTON: Orb and Sceptre
12 ANON.: God Save the Queen (arr. Benjamin Britten)

Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge · Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Sir David Willcocks · George Guest · Sir Georg Solti · Benjamin Britten
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble · Carlo Curley · Simon Preston