© 2012 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
℗ 2012 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
Recorded live at Henry Wood Hall, London on 7 & 8 March 2012.
Total playing time: 72:15
DDD Stereo
Released May 2012

CD: Thames Jubilee Pageant – the official CD

LPO conducted by David Parry

Walton: Orb & Sceptre
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Coates: Knightsbridge March from London Suite
Gilbert & Sullivan: Overture to HMS Pinafore
Arr. Spiegl & Arlan: Radio 4 UK Theme
Arnold: Padstow Lifeboat
Vangelis: Chariots of Fire Theme
Grainger: Country Gardens
Walton: Overture: The Globe Playhouse from Henry V Suite
Coates: March from The Dam Busters
Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Holst: Jupiter from The Planets
Norman: James Bond Theme
From Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs:
The Saucy Arethusa
Jack’s the Lad
See, the Conqu’ring Hero Comes
Rule Britannia
Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1
National Anthem

David Parry conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee with the programme of music the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed as part of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant flotilla on 3 June 2012. The selection of music by British and Commonwealth composers relates either to monarchy, royal events and ceremonial occasions or to familiar landmarks along the Thames. It includes works by Elgar, Holst, Walton, Coates, Gilbert and Sullivan, as well as the James Bond and Chariots of Fire themes.

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‘This official soundtrack to the recent festivities has an unashamedly populist slant, David Parry and the LPO presenting what are effectively a succession of musical figureheads commensurate with the celebration of a national figurehead.’
Andy Gill, The Independent

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