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Orchestral arrangements of traditional and characteristic national tunes from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Label: De Wolfe

Cat. Number: DW/LP 3249

Recording First Published: 1971

Format: LP

Sound: Mono

Side One

Widdecombe Fair (J. Bath) (Carefree, bustling) 01:37

Dashing Away With The Smoothing Iron (Anthony Mawer) (Bright canter) 01:38

To Be A Farmer’s Boy (Anthony Mawer) (Steady, martial tempo) 02:19

Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be (Anthony Mawer) (Lighthearted frolic) 01:40

Where The Bees Suck (F. Spencer) (Delicate, flowing) 02:22

On Ilkley Moor Baht’at (Anthony Mawer) (Boisterous, active) 01:43

Home Sweet Home (F. Spencer) (Sentimental, nostalgic) 01:39

Fine Old English Gentleman (J. Bath) (Broad, lyrical) 01:46

Tantivy (J. Bath) (Based on traditional hunting songs) 01:56

Nymphs And Shepherds (J. Bath) (Spritely, classical feeling) 01:16

God Save The Queen (F. Spencer) (Orchestral arrangement) 00:56

Men Of Harlech (Boynton/Power) (Brash, rhythmic) 01:03

Land Of My Fathers (W. G. Chapman) (Patriotic, solemn) 01:42

All Through The Night (W. G. Chapman) (Slow, dignified) 00:57

God Bless The Prince Of Wales (Ivor Slaney) (Barrel-organ arrangment) 00:51

Side Two

Lassie O’Leith (John Churston) (Brisk orchestral reel) 01:41

Bonnie Burns O’ Scotland (John Churston) (Expressive, lyrical) 01:43

Comin’ Thro’ The Rye (F. Spencer) (Soft, nostalgic) 02:49

Red Red Rose (F. Spencer) (Warm, romantic) 01:56

Scotch Mist (Ivor Slaney) (Rhythmic, light) 00:29

Highland Laddie (George Warwick) (Massed pipes and drums) 01:43

Jig (Ivor Slaney) (Characteristic, up-tempo fiddle feature) 01:19

Lament (Ivor Slaney) (Plaintive, wistful) 02:09

Interlude (Ivor Slaney) (Polite, stately, mid-tempo) 00:31

Pastorale (Ivor Slaney) (Gentle oboe feature) 01:15

Cockels And Mussels (F. Spencer) (Colourful, flowing) 01:15

The Antrim Road (Wayne Hill / Earl Ward) (Perky, march like) 02:34

Barbara Allen (J. Bath) (Warm strings) 03:03

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