Great Christmas Classics
MORE OF INTEREST
IS A CELEBRATION OF
1. CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL (Leroy Anderson) 7:05
A Festive Selection: Joy To The World, Deck The Halls, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceleslas, Hark The Herald Angels Sing, SIlent Night, Jingle Bells & O Come All Ye Faithful
2. SLEIGH RIDE (Leroy Anderson) 3:14
Arguably the greatest popular instrumental Christmas composition, ever !
3. COPENHAGEN CARNIVAL (Iain Sutherland) 2:58
When conducting during the Christmas Season at the world- famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Iain Sutherland heard this catchy little march tune called The Kings Uniform.
4 - 8 NUTCRACKER SUITE (Tchaikovsky)
An evergreen Christmas favourite composed in 1891.
4. MARCH 2:19
5. DANCE OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY 2:01
6. ARABIAN DANCE 4:03
7. DANCE OF THE FLUTES 2:19
8. WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS 7:19
9. THE HOLY BOY (John Ireland) 3:03 A beautiful arrangement for strings of the much loved carol.
10. CHAMPAGNE POLKA (Johann Strauss 2nd) 2:19
11. SONG OF THE BELLS (Leroy Anderson) 3:28
12. AVE MARIA (Bach/Gounod) 4:50
13. TROIKA SLEIGH RIDE (Prokofiev) 2:59 This music conjures up all the thrills of a traditional Russian sleigh ride drawn by three horses across the snow covered Steppes.
14. THE THREE BEARS (Eric Coates) 9:45 Christmas is not complete without a Pantomime. This version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears was composed as a 4th birthday present for Coates son, a wonderful musical adventure.
15. AMAZING GRACE ANTHEM (Iain Sutherland) 3:01
A glorious selection of festive music beautifully arranged for strings and the majestic sound of a full orchestra. All the music you could need for a perfect Christmas.
REL in association with River Records proudly presents a new series of recordings featuring one of the UK's most popular conductors Iain Sutherland, and the City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra. The Classics Collection is a unique compilation taken from the 'live' radio transmissions of the 'Pops at the Philharmonic' concerts at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall - all outstandingly performed and conducted by Iain Sutherland and the City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra.
"With such marvellous programmes, orchestra and
conductor, no wonder the City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra's concerts are
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