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Shepherds Dance - German* - Merrie England (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. The LP reissues of Edward German's recording of "Merrie England" and his acoustic orchestral recordings were reviewed in the pages of THE GRAMOPHONE, February , (Vol. 55); pg. (authorship: A.M.L.)
  2. The "vocal selections" from Merrie England take the form of a continuous 24½ minute sequence of orchestral music alternating with vocal numbers, each seguing one into another without any appreciable break. Of the soloists, the Australian-born John Cameron would feature in the later HMV Sargent/Glyndebourne G&S recordings singing a variety of baritone roles, while contralto Marjorie .
  3. Apr 17,  · His music to 'Tom Jones' () and his Operetta 'Merrie England' () were hugely popular in Edwardian England. German was probably 'considered a 'catch' for the record company at a .
  4. MARCH OF PARAPHRASE: MEN OF HARLECH (German, arr. Wright) Edward German's talents as a composer were, and still are, most appreciated in the theatre, especially because of the success of his light opera MERRIE ENGLAND. But he also wrote symphonies and other orchestral works, including a WELSH RHAPSODY from which this stirring march is taken.
  5. Reissued Rare Recorded Editions, LP RRE /9, with Merrie England and selections from The Emerald Isle with the Coldstream Guards Band conducted by Lt-Col. J. MacKenzie-Rogan. Other recordings of Tom Jones.
  6. Edward German: Incidental Music. Marco Polo: Buy download online. Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper.
  7. O peaceful England (from Merrie England) (1) Orpheus with his lute (2) Pastorale & Bourée (1) Polish Dance in E major (1) Reverie in A minor (1) Richard III: Overture (1) Rolling down to Rio (1) Romance (4) Romeo and Juliet - incidental music (2) Saltarelle (1) Shepherds' Dance (1) Song without Words (2) Souvenir for violin & pianoforte (1.
  8. German was obviously justly famed as a conductor of his own music. This is evident not least on the three sides devoted to an almost complete version of Merrie England. Crisp, committed singing combines to make this a performance that make one wish that modern recording techniques had been available to capture it.".

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