Day 5 of work by much loved English classical music composers

Today, is the final day of my choice of much loved work by English classical music composers.

My final choice is Sir William Walton‘s Crown Imperial march. There aren’t many versions on YouTube. This 1986 performance from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Groves is the best. The work is stirring, rich, and expansive, An uplifting end to the week. Classic FM included the regal march in their evening of Great British Music.

If you’ve, perchance, missed the previous day’s choices, here they are.

It was hard not to choose a work from Holst, Tavener, Delius, or Purcell. Maybe, I’ll do a part II series one day.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s