Her Majesty's Music: Celebrating The 90th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II ()

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation celebrates the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with this album of patriotic favorites, hymn tunes, and classical standards. In some ways, this collection resembles other compilations released for the occasion, serving up many obligatory pieces that are guaranteed to evoke the dignity of the royal event. Yet this disc offers only music by British composers, distinguishing it from other albums that ranged farther afield into American popular songs or Broadway show tunes. ...

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  1. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  2. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Fairest Isle
  3. Crown Imperial, coronation march for orchestra
  4. Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John in Love")
  5. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258
  6. Mass for soloists & chorus in G minor: Sanctus
  7. O Taste and See, motet for chorus & organ (Psalm 34)
  8. Song for a Spring Festival ("All people That on Earth Do Dwell"), for chorus
  9. Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  10. Pomp and Circumstance March No.4, for orchestra in G major, Op. 39/4
  11. Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod
  12. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
  13. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: La Réjouissance (Rejoicing)
  14. Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351: Menuets I & II
  15. The Three Elizabeths, suite for orchestra: Youth of Britain: The Princess Elizabeth
  16. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1
  17. Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
  18. God Save the Queen (National Anthem, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland)
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Her Majesty's Music: Celebrating The 90th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II
2016, ABC Classics

UPC: 028948124244

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