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Merrie Olde England

05/21/11 8:00AM

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Playlist

8:02am

Portsmouth Point Overture
Composer: William Walton
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Previn
CD/Album: "Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, etc: Previn"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47624
 
 

8:10am

Henry VIII and His Six Wives (selections)
Composer: Various
(arr. by David Munrow)
Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London
Conductor: David Munrow
CD/Album: "Henry VIII and His Six Wives"
Record co./Cat #: Testament 1250
 
 

8:24am

My Heart Is Inditing
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: The Sixteen (choir and instrumentalists)
Conductor: Harry Christophers
CD/Album: "Handel - Coronation Anthems"
Record co./Cat #: CORO 16066
Note: (coronation anthem)
 
 

8:38am

The Victorian Kitchen Garden Suite
Composer: Paul Reade
Soloists: Emma Johnson, clarinet ; Skaila Kanga, harp
CD/Album: "The Essential Emma Johnson"
Record co./Cat #: ASV 238
 
 

8:50am

Symphony #7 in Bb, Op. 2
Composer: William Boyce
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: "Boyce: 8 Symphonies"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419631
 
 

9:02am

Fennimore and Gerda: Intermezzo
Composer: Frederick Delius
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: "Delius: Violin Concerto/Firs Cuckoo"
Record co./Cat #: Argo 433704
 
 

9:11am

Quintet #1 in D for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Cello & keyboard, Op. 22/#1
Composer: Johann Christian Bach
Ensemble: The English Concert
CD/Album: "J.C. Bach: 3 Quintette, Sextett"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423385
 
 

9:33am

Henry V: Opening title - O! For a Muse of Fire!
Composer: Patrick Doyle
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: "Henry V original soundtrack recording"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49919
 
 

9:37am

Henry V: Non nobis, Domine
Composer: Patrick Doyle
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: "Henry V original soundtrack recording"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49919
Note: (Latin hymn taken from text of Psalm 115:1, KJV: "Non nobis, Domine, Domine, non nobis, Domine - sed nomini tuo da gloriam.")
 
 

9:42am

Clarinet Concerto #2
Composer: Malcolm Arnold
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Emma Johnson, clarinet
CD/Album: "The Essential Emma Johnson"
Record co./Cat #: ASV 238
 
 
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