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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

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Contents

Elgar: Crown of India, Op. 66

Work length1:14:56
$28.00
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$49.00
  • Gerald Finley (baritone), Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano), Barbara Marten (narrator), Deborah McAndrew (narrator), Joanne Mitchell (narrator)
  • BBC Philharmonic, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
  • Sir Andrew Davis

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

Track length3:08
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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)

Track length6:55
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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)

Track length3:59
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Ave Imperator! (India, Agra, Chorus)

Track length3:28
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Elgar: The Crown of India, Op. 66 (orchestration completed by A. Payne, version without narration, ed. A. Davis)

Work length57:33
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  • Gerald Finley (baritone), Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)
  • BBC Philharmonic, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
  • Sir Andrew Davis

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)

Track length6:57
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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

Track length4:59
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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": Entrance of John Company

Track length2:06
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Tableau I, "The Cities of Ind": The Rule of England (St. George)

Track length3:45
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Interlude

Track length3:42
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Introduction

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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Warriors' Dance

Track length2:02
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Cities of Ind

Track length2:13
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": March, The Crown of India (Chorus)

Track length5:10
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Homage of Ind (Agra, Chorus)

Track length6:08
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": The Crowning of Delhi (Chorus)

Track length3:44
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Tableau II, "Ave Imperator": Ave Imperator (Chorus)

Track length3:32
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Elgar: Imperial March, Op. 32

Work length4:35
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  • BBC Philharmonic
  • Sir Andrew Davis

Elgar: Coronation March, Op. 65

Work length10:17
$3.00
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  • BBC Philharmonic
  • Sir Andrew Davis

Elgar: Empire March

Work length4:45
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  • BBC Philharmonic
  • Sir Andrew Davis