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Britannia - Scott Long (bagpipes); Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Donald Runnicles (conductor)
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  1. Pomp and Circumstance March No.4, for orchestra in G major, Op. 39/4
  2. An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, for orchestra, J. 205
  3. Three Screaming Popes for large orchestra (After Francis Bacon)
  4. Britannia, for orchestra
  5. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20
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  1. Pomp and Circumstance March No.4, for orchestra in G major, Op. 39/4
  2. An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, for orchestra, J. 205
  3. Three Screaming Popes for large orchestra (After Francis Bacon)
  4. Britannia, for orchestra
  5. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20
  6. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1
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You might expect that a disc called Britannia with a photograph of the white cliffs of Dover on the cover would start with a Pomp and Circumstance March by Elgar. And so it does on this 2007 Telarc release with Donald Runnicles leading the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. But while the disc starts with a Pomp and Circumstance March, it's not No. 1 but No. 4. And the program just gets wilder from there. With nary a trace of Delius or Vaughan Williams to be found, Runnicles continues with three works by contemporary British ...

Britannia 2007, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408067761

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