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Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 ()

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Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 - BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Wilson (conductor)
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  1. The Merrymakers, a miniature overture
  2. Jester at the Wedding, ballet suite for orchestra
  3. Dancing Nights, valse
  4. Ballad for strings
  5. Symphonic Rhapsody on I Heard You Singing and Bird Songs at Eventide
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  1. The Merrymakers, a miniature overture
  2. Jester at the Wedding, ballet suite for orchestra
  3. Dancing Nights, valse
  4. Ballad for strings
  5. Symphonic Rhapsody on I Heard You Singing and Bird Songs at Eventide
  6. By the Sleepy Lagoon, valse serenade for orchestra
  7. London (London Every Day), suite for orchestra
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Eric Coates was a key figure in the development of what the British call "light music" and what Americans call "easy listening." Beginning in the tradition of Arthur Sullivan, he staked out a middle ground between pop and classical music, writing popular songs and orchestral pieces that later in his career incorporated a good deal of jazz. There are several good albums devoted to his music, but the distinctive feature of this one is that it inaugurates a series of Coates' orchestral works. The album mixes some of Coates' ...

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Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 2019, Chandos

UPC: 095115203620

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