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Heritage Orchestral

Eric Coates conducts Eric Coates: The London Suites, Three Elizabeths Four, Centuries

HTGCD222 – 5013993889991

Eric Coates, the doyen of British Light Music, conducts a selection of his most popular works including By the sleepy lagoon, immortalised as the theme tune to Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. Also included are his celebrated London Suites and his royal portrait, The Three Elizabeths.

79 minutes

‘Coates was one of the supreme masters of ‘light’ music… this reissue is especially valuable… the transfers dubbed from LP have been superbly done.’
– International Record Review, November 2012
Track Listing

London Suite

  1. Covent garden – Tarantelle
  2. Westminster – Meditation
  3. Knightsbridge – March
  4. London Again Suite

  5. Oxford Street – March
  6. Langham Place – Elegy
  7. Mayfair – Valse
  8. The Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra, Eric Coates
    Recording first published 1953

    The Three Elizabeths – Suite

  9. Elizabeth Tudor
  10. Elizabeth Glamis – The Queen Mother
  11. Queen Elizabeth
  12. New Symphony Orchestra of London, Eric Coates
    Recorded in 1953

    Four Centuries – Suite

  13. Prelude and Hornpipe (17th Century)
  14. Pavane and Tambourin (18th Century)
  15. Valse (19th Century)
  16. Rhythm (20th Century)
  17. New Symphony Orchestra of London, Eric Coates
    Recorded in 1953

  18. Three Bears – A Phantasy
  19. New Symphony Orchestra of London, Eric Coates
    Recorded in 1949

  20. By the sleepy lagoon – Valse Serenade
  21. Symphony Orchestra, Eric Coates
    Recorded in 1940

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