BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER

British Music

11 Compact Disc
7 Sep 2009

Barcode: 5099969758829

Composer: Various
Other participants: Nigel Kennedy * Lynn Harrell * Janet Baker * Thomas Hampson * Robert Tear * Thomas Allen * Julian Bream * City of Birmingham Symphony & Chorus * Berliner Philharmoniker * a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Theme (Andante): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
02 I. C.A.E. (the composer's wife): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
03 II. H.D.S-P. (Hew David Steuart-Powell): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
04 III. R.B.T. (Richard Baxter Townshend): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
05 IV. W.M.B. (William Meath Baker): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
06 V. R.P.A. (Richard Penrose Arnold): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
07 VI. Ysobel (Isabel Fitton): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
08 VII. Troyte (Troyte Griffith): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
09 VIII. W.N. (Winifred Norbury): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
10 IX. Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
11 X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
12 XI. G.R.S. (George Robertson Sinclair): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
13 XII. B.G.N. (Basil G. Nevinson): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
14 XIII. Romanza: * * * [Lady Mary Lygon]: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
15 XIV. Finale: E.D.U. (the composer): Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma'  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
16 I. Incidental Music: Grania and Diarmid, Op.42  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
17 II. Funeral March: Grania and Diarmid, Op.42  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
18 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): I. Falstaff and Prince Henry: Falstaff  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
19 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): II. Eastcheap... [fig. 17]: Falstaff  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
20 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): Dream Interlude: 'Jack Falstaff...' [fig. 76]: Falstaff  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
21 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): III. Falstaff's march... [fig. 81]: Falstaff  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
22 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): Interlude: Gloucestershire. Shallow's orchard - The new k  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
23 Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op.68 (with Elgar's divisions): IV. King Henry V's progress... [fig. 114]: Falstaff  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
Disc 2 
01 I. Allegro: Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op.61  - Nigel Kennedy/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham 
02 II. Andante: Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op.61  - Nigel Kennedy/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
03 III. Allegro molto - Cadenza (accompagnata: Lento) - Allegro molto (Tempo I): Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op.61  - Nigel Kennedy/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
04 Romance for violin and orchestra: The Lark Ascending  - Nigel Kennedy/Sir Simon Rattle 
Disc 3 
01 I. Moderato: Cello Concerto  - Lynn Harrell/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
02 II. Allegro appassionato: Cello Concerto  - Lynn Harrell/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
03 III. Lento - Brioso - Allegro molto - Rapsodicamente - Adagio: Cello Concerto  - Lynn Harrell/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
04 Prelude (Lento, mistico - Moderato - Andantino - Come prima): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
05 Jesu, Maria - I am near to death (Gerontius): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
06 So pray for me...Kyrie eleison...Holy Mary, pray for him (Gerontius, semi-chorus, chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.3  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
07 Rouse thee, my fainting soul...Be merciful (Gerontius, chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
08 Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus (Gerontius): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
09 I can no more (Gerontius): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
10 Rescue him, O Lord (chorus, Gerontius, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
11 Novissima hora est (Gerontius): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
12 Proficiscere, anima Christiana (Priest): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
13 Go in the name of Angels (chorus, Priest, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
14 Go forth upon thy journey (Priest, chorus, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part I  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
Disc 4 
01 Introduction (Andantino): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
02 I went to sleep (Soul of Gerontius): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
03 Another marvel (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
04 My work is done (Angel, Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
05 It is a member of that family (Soul, Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
06 But hark! Upon my senses (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
07 Low-born clods of brute earth (chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
08 Dispossessed, aside thrust (chorus, Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
09 The mind bold and indepent (chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
10 I see not those false spirits (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
11 There was a mortal (Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
12 Praise to the Holiest (semi-chorus, chorus, Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
13 The sound is like the rushing of the wind (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
14 Glory to Him (chorus, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
15 They sing of thy approaching agony (Angel, semi-chorus, Soul, chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
16 But hark! a grand mysterious harmony (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
17 And now on the threshold (Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
18 Praise to the Holiest (chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
19 Thy judgment now is near (Angel, Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
20 Jesu! By that shuddering dread (Angel of the Agony, Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
21 Be merciful, be gracious (semi-chorus, chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
22 Praise to His Name! (Angel): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
23 Take me away (Soul): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
24 Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
25 Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus): The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38, Part II  - Dame Janet Baker/John Mitchinson/John Shirley-Quir 
26 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G, Op.39  - Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle 
Disc 5 
01 I. Allegro assai: Symphony No. 1  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
02 II. Presto, con malizia: Symphony No. 1  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
03 III. Andante con malinconia: Symphony No. 1  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
04 IV. Maestoso - Brioso ed ardentemente - Vivacissimo - Maestoso: Symphony No. 1  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
05 Maestoso: Thus spake Isaih: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
06 Quasi recitativo: Babylon was a great city: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
07 Allegro molto: Thus in Babylon, the mighty city: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
08 Quasi recitativo: And in that same hour as they feasted: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
09 Lento - Allegro giocoso: Then sing aloud to God our strength: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
10 Allegro: Then sing aloud to God our strength: Belshazzar's Feast  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
Disc 6 
01 I. Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
02 II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (Adagio): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
03 III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (Vivace): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
04 IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Allegro giocoso): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
05 V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (Adagio): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
06 VI. Uranus, the Magician (Allegro): The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
07 VII. Neptune, the Mystic (Andante) [with women's choir]: The Planets - Suite for large orchestra, Op.32  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 
08 Pluto, The Renewer  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker/Rundfunkc 
Disc 7 
01 I. On Wenlock Edge: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
02 II. From far, from eve and morning: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
03 III. Is my team ploughing?: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
04 IV. Oh, when I was in love with you: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
05 V. Bredon Hill: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
06 VI. Clun: On Wenlock Edge  - Robert Tear/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/ 
07 1. The Vagabond: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
08 2. Let beauty awake: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
09 3. The Roadside Fire: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
10 4. Youth and Love: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
11 5. In Dreams: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
12 6. The infinite shining heavens: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
13 7. Whither must I wander: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
14 8. Bright is the ring of words: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
15 9. I have trod the upward and the downward slope: Songs of Travel  - Sir Thomas Allen/Sir Simon Rattle 
16 I. Allegro: Concerto for Guitar & Chamber Orchestra, Op.67  - Julian Bream/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
17 II. Lento - Vivace - Lento: Concerto for Guitar & Chamber Orchestra, Op.67  - Julian Bream/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
18 III. Con brio: Concerto for Guitar & Chamber Orchestra, Op.67  - Julian Bream/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
19 Flourish with Fireworks, Op. 22  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
Disc 8 
01 I. Arrival Platform Humlet: In a Nutshell - Suite (1916)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
02 II. Gay but Wistful: In a Nutshell - Suite (1916)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
03 III. Pastoral: In a Nutshell - Suite (1916)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
04 IV. The Gum-Suckers' March: In a Nutshell - Suite (1916)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
05 Train Music (1901) (Standard symphonic version by Eldon Rathburn)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
06 English Morris Dance Tune (Stokowski version, 1950): Country Gardens  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
07 La vallée des cloches (Très lent): Miroirs (arr. Grainger, 1944)  - Sir Simon Rattle 
08 I. Lisbon (Sailor's Song): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
09 II. Horkstow Grange (The Miser and His Man - A local tragedy): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
10 III. Rufford Park Poachers (Poaching Song): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
11 IV. The Brisk Young Sailor (who returned to wed his True Love): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
12 V. Lord Melbourne (War Song): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
13 VI. The Lost Lady Found (Dance Song): Lincolnshire Posy for Military Band  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
14 Pagodes from Estampes  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
15 The Warriors - Music to an imaginary ballet for orchestra and three pianos (1916)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
Disc 9 
01 I: Asyla  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
02 II: Asyla  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
03 III Ecstasio: Asyla  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
04 IV: Asyla  - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche 
05 Introduction: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
06 Part I: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
07 Part II: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
Disc 10 
01 Part III: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
02 Part IV: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
03 Epilogue: Odyssey  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Thomas 
Disc 11 
01 Drowned Out  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
02 Kai  - Ulrich Heinen/Birmingham Contemporary Music Group/ 
03 Three Screaming Popes  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
04 Momentum  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra 
05 Ceres  - Sir Simon Rattle/Berliner Philharmoniker 


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