The British Light Music Collection, Vol. 1 ()

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composed by Adrian Cruft, Alan Langford, Anthony Hedges, Arthur Butterworth, Clifton Parker, David Lyon, Eric Fenby, Gordon Jacob, James W. Langley, Malcolm Arnold, Malcolm Sargent, Maurice Johnstone, Paul Lewis, Philip Lane, Raymond Warren, Richard Rodney Bennett

Though surely not the first disc of light British orchestral music the neophyte should hear -- a disc that includes Vaughan Williams' Greensleeves Fantasia and Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance Marches should certainly have that honor -- this two-disc set, called The British Light Music Collection, Vol. 1, will delight fans of orchestral music from the Land of Hope and Glory. Of course, only the most dedicated fans of British music will have heard of some of these 17 composers. And even the most dedicated of fans will probably ...

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  1. The Roots of Heaven, film score: Overture
  2. Suite of Scottish Dances
  3. An Impression on a Windy Day
  4. The Glass Slipper, children's operetta: Overture
  5. The Coloured Counties
  6. The Barber of Seville Goes to the Devil Overture
  7. Tarn Hows: A Cumbrian Rhapsody
  8. Two Worlds Overture
  9. Little Suite, for orchestra
  10. Joie de Vivre, overture for orchestra
  11. Little Suite No. 4, for orchestra, Op. 80a (arr. Philip Lane)
  12. The River, for orchestra
  13. Traditional Hornpipe Suite, for orchestra
  14. Rossini on Ilckla Moor, Overture for orchestra
  15. Wexford Bells, Suite on Old Irish Tunes for orchestra
  16. The Path Across the Moors, for orchestra
  17. Ayrshire Serenade, for orchestra, Op. 42
  18. An English Overture (Westward TV signature tune)
  19. Suite of Cotswold Folk Dances, for orchestra
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The British Light Music Collection, Vol. 1
2007, Sanctuary

UPC: 680125020529

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