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Sir Edward Elgar: The Crown of India

Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano), Gerald Finley (baritone), Barbara Marten (narrator), Deborah McAndrew (narrator) & Joanne Mitchell (narrator)

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus & BBC Philharmonic, Sir Andrew Davis

The music… is from start to finish authentic middling Elgar, highly enjoyable and well worth revival. Gerald Finley shines as St George in 'The Rule of England', however embarrassing the words.... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    9th November 2009
  • Gramophone Magazine
    January 2010
    Editor's Choice

2 CDs

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Contents

Elgar: Crown of India, Op. 66

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  • BBC Philharmonic, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Gerald Finley (baritone), Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Marten (narrator), Deborah McAndrew (narrator), Joanne Mitchell (narrator)

Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Introduction

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Sacred measure

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Dance of Nautch Girls

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": India greets her Cities

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Hail, Immemorial India! (Agra)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Well dost thou say that East and West upbear (India)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of Calcutta

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Welcome Calcutta (India)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of Delhi

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Stop! That place is mine (Delhi)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Introduction

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": March of the Mogul Emperors

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Illustrious Emperors (India)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of John Company

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Good John Company, reply (Calcutta)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of St. George

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Calcutta, Delhi, give your quarrel pause (India)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": The Rule of England (St. George)

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Interlude

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Introduction

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Warriors' Dance

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Cities of Ind

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Hail Festal Hour from out the Ages drawn (India)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": March, The Crown of India (Chorus)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Incessu patuit Imperator (India)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Homage of Ind (India)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Crowning of Delhi (India, Chorus)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Ave Imperator! (India, Agra, Chorus)

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Elgar: The Crown of India, Op. 66 (orchestration completed by A. Payne, version without narration, ed. A. Davis)

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  • BBC Philharmonic, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
  • Sir Andrew Davis
  • Gerald Finley (baritone), Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Introduction

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Sacred measure

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Dance of Nautch Girls

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": India greets her Cities

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Hail, Immemorial India! (Agra)

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of Calcutta

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of Delhi

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Introduction

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": March of the Mogul Emperors

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of John Company

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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": The Rule of England (St. George)

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Interlude

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Introduction

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Warriors' Dance

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Cities of Ind

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": March, The Crown of India (Chorus)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Homage of Ind (Agra, Chorus)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Crowning of Delhi (Chorus)

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Ave Imperator (Chorus)

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Elgar: Imperial March, Op. 32

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Elgar: Coronation March, Op. 65

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Elgar: Empire March

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