Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
George Frideric Handel 3:12
2 On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Frederick Delius 6:14
3 Mars from The Planets
Gustav Holst 7:24
4 Eternity
Sir Arnold Bax 3:02
5 Symphony no. 3: II.
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 7:28
6 Salut d’amour
Edward Elgar 3:08
7 My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose
[traditional] 4:25
8 Mr Belloc’s Fancy
Peter Warlock 1:43
9 Overture in D minor
George Frideric Handel 5:13
10 Air from Water Music Suite no. 1
George Frideric Handel 3:13
11 When I am laid in earth
Henry Purcell 3:24
12 Nocturne no. 5
John Field 3:23
13 Concerto no. 3: I.
John Hebden 2:23
14 I Was Glad
Sir Hubert Parry 7:05
15 Cello Concerto: I.
Edward Elgar 3:49
16 Nimrod from the Enigma Variations
Edward Elgar 3:42
17 Storm from Four Sea Interludes
Benjamin Britten 4:21

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Nigel Kennedy (1984-01-06 – 1984-01-07) (track 6)
cello:
Steven Isserlis (1984-01-06 – 1984-01-07) (track 6)
piano:
Peter Pettinger (1984-01-06 – 1984-01-07) (track 6)
David Willison (1988-05-03) (track 8)
Míċeál O'Rourke (pianist) (1988-06-27 – 1988-06-28) (track 12)
arranger:
Edward Elgar (1888) (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Philip Couzens (track 10)
Janet Middlebrook (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
assistant sound engineer:
Philip Couzens (track 5)
baritone vocals:
Benjamin Luxon (baritone) (1988-05-03) (track 8)
choir vocals:
Taverner Choir (track 11)
London Symphony Chorus (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 14)
composer:
Frederick Delius (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 9)
John Hebden (track 13)
Peter Warlock (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1689) (track 11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1717) (track 10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 1)
John Field (Irish composer) (1817) (track 12)
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (Irish composer) (1887) (track 5)
Edward Elgar (1888) (track 6)
Edward Elgar (1899) (track 16)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1902) (track 14)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 3)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (track 15)
Sir Arnold Bax (1925) (track 4)
Benjamin Britten (1945) (track 17)
concertmaster:
David Nolan (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
conductor:
Andrew Parrott (track 11)
Adrian Shepherd (conductor and cellist) (track 13)
Sir Alexander Gibson (1979-07-02 – 1979-07-03) (track 3)
Adrian Shepherd (conductor and cellist) (1982-02-13 – 1982-02-14) (track 1)
Sir Alexander Gibson (1982-09-09 – 1982-09-10) (track 9)
Vernon Handley (1983-11) (track 2)
Sir Alexander Gibson (1985-01-08 – 1985-01-09) (track 10)
Vernon Handley (1986-03-25 – 1986-03-27) (track 17)
Vernon Handley (1986-08-01) (track 5)
Bryden Thomson (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
Richard Hickox (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 14)
Bryden Thomson (1988-04-11 – 1988-04-12) (track 4)
dedicated to:
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 16)
editor:
Tim Oldham (editor / producer) (track 16)
librettist:
Nahum Tate (track 11)
lyricist:
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (track 7)
Robert Herrick (English poet) (track 4)
J. C. Squire (track 8)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
orchestra:
Cantilena (classical ensemble) (track 13)
Taverner Players (track 11)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra (1979-07-02 – 1979-07-03) (track 3)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra (1982-09-09 – 1982-09-10) (track 9)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1983-11) (track 2)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1985-01-08 – 1985-01-09) (track 10)
Ulster Orchestra (1986-03-25 – 1986-03-27) (track 17)
Ulster Orchestra (1986-08-01) (track 5)
London Symphony Orchestra (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
London Symphony Orchestra (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 14)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1988-04-11 – 1988-04-12) (track 4)
orchestrator:
Edward Elgar (1923) (track 9)
Sir Arnold Bax (1934) (track 4)
performer:
Philip McCann (British cornet soloist and conductor) (track 7)
Cantilena (classical ensemble) (1982-02-13 – 1982-02-14) (track 1)
producer:
Brian Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 5–6, 9–10)
Tim Oldham (editor / producer) (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
publisher:
solo cello:
Ralph Kirshbaum (track 15)
sound engineer:
Brian Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (track 6)
Ralph Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 5, 9–10)
Ralph Couzens (engineer/editor/producer) (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
tenor vocals:
Martyn Hill (1988-04-11 – 1988-04-12) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Chandos Records Ltd. (not for release label use) (1989) (track 16)
publisher:
premiered at:
The Crystal Palace in London, England, United Kingdom (1889-11-11) (track 6)
recorded at:
St. George’s Church (Bloomsbury) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1984-01-06 – 1984-01-07) (track 6)
Glasgow City Halls in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1985-01-08 – 1985-01-09) (track 10)
Ulster Hall in Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom (1986-08-01) (track 5)
All Saints' Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19) (track 16)
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 14)
St. Jude-on-the-Hill in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1988-06-27 – 1988-06-28) (track 12)
part of:
A Catalogue of the Works of Sir Arnold Bax (number: GP 330) (track 4)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 12946) (track 7)
arrangement of:
Salut d'Amour, op. 12 (for violin and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 3)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 3)
Nocturne no. 5 in B-flat major, H37 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 3)
Viola Concerto: I. Adagio - Moderato (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Salut d'Amour, op. 12 (for orchestra) (1984-01-06 – 1984-01-07) (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 16)
Sanctus Dei (track 16)
The Globalist (track 16)
later translated versions:
Salut d'Amour (Swedish translation by Carl Gehrman) (track 6)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 16)
Remember Me (track 11)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Dido's Lament (track 11)
I was glad (for choir and orchestra, Lawson) (track 14)
Nocturne no. 5 in B-flat major, H. 37. Cantabile (orchestrated by Field) (track 12)
part of:
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (track 15)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 3)
6 Concertos in 7 Parts, op. 2 (part of collection) (track 13)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III (number) (track 11)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Overture in D minor (from Handel's Chandos Anthem no. 2) (1982-09-09 – 1982-09-10) (track 9)
Water Music, Suite no. 1 in F major, HWV 348: V. Air. Presto (1985-01-08 – 1985-01-09) (track 10)
I was glad (Psalm 122) (1988-02-14 – 1988-02-16) (track 14)
Eternity, GP 330 (for voice and orchestra) (1988-04-11 – 1988-04-12) (track 4)
Mr. Belloc's Fancy (1988-05-03) (track 8)
Nocturne for piano no. 5 in B-flat major, H37 (1988-06-27 – 1988-06-28) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 3)
Suite (track 11)
version of:
Eternity, GP 273 (for voice and piano) (track 4)

Release

manufactured in: Switzerland
copyrighted by: Chandos Records Ltd. (not for release label use) (1989)
phonographic copyright by: Chandos Records Ltd. (not for release label use) (1989)