La Battaglia

La Battaglia
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Elgar Howarth
Argo ZRG 932 [LP]


    William Byrd (1543 - 1623)
    The Battell
  1. The Marche before the Battell
  2. The souldiers' sommons
  3. The marche of footemen
  4. The marche of horsemen
  5. The Trumpetts
  6. The Irish Marche
  7. The bagpipe and the drone
  8. The flute and the droome
  9. The marche to the fighte
  10. The Retraite
  11. The buriing of the dead
  12. The Morris
  13. The souldiers' dance
  14. The Gaillarde for the Victoire
  15. The Earle of Oxford's Marche

  16. Adriano Banchieri (1568 - 1634)
  17. "Udite, ecco le trombe"

  18. Johann Huhnau (1660 - 1722)
    The battle between David and Goliath
  19. The boasting of Goliath
  20. The trembling of the Israelites on the appearance of the giant, and their prayer made to God
  21. The courage of David, and his desire to humble the arrogange of his dreadful enemy, together with his confidence placed in the aid of God
  22. The struggle between the two and their contest. With his sling David throws the flint at the forehead of the giant; Goliath falls
  23. The flight of the Philistines, who are pursued by the Israelites
  24. The joy of the Israelites at their victory
  25. The concert of music by the women in honour of David
  26. The general jubilation and the dances of joyfulness of the people

  27. John Jenkins (1592 - 1678)
  28. Fantasia "Newark Siege"

  29. George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
  30. La Réjouissance (from the Royal Fireworks Music)

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Philip Jones Brass Ensemble [Philip Jones, James Watson (trumpets), Michael Laird, Paul Archibald, John Miller, William Houghton (flugelhorns), Ifor James, Anthony Randall, John Pignéguy, patrick Garvey (horns), John Iveson, Roger Brenner, David Purser, Raymond Premru (trombones), John Fletcher, John Jenkins, David Purser (tubas), David Corkhill, Norman Taylor (percussion)] - Elgar Howarth, Philip Jones, dir.

Place and date of recording:
St. Jude's Hampstead Garden Suburb [1980].

Decca 448 183-2 [CD] La Battaglia - Music for the Battle

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