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SONG TITLE.

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YR

 SONG TITLE  GENRE  SONGWRITER(S)
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1900 - 1909 (4 Songs)

1905

Clair De Lune

Classical/
Contemporary

Debussy, Claude; REC: London Philharmonic Orchestra

1900

Flight Of The Bumblebee

Classical/
Contemporary

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai; REC: Isaac Stern

1902

Pomp And Circumstance (Land Of Hope And Glory)

Classical/
Contemporary

Elgar, E., & Benson, A.; REC: Band of H. M. Royal Marines; Vera Lynn

1905

Vilja

Classical/
Contemporary

Lehar, Franz; REC: Jeanette MacDonald; Pamela Sanabria

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1910 - 1919 (4 Songs)

1916

Jerusalem

Classical/
Contemporary

Parry, Sir C. H. H., & Blake, W.; REC: Paul Robeson; Judy Collins

1914

Lark Ascending, The

Classical/
Contemporary

Vaughan Williams, Ralph; REC: Nigel Kennedy & Simon Rattle; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

1911

On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring

Classical/
Contemporary

Delius, Frederick; REC: Sir Thomas Beecham & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

1913

Rite Of Spring, The (Le Sacre Du Printemps)

Classical/
Contemporary

Stravinsky, Igor; REC: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Chicago Symphony Orchestra; The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1920 - 1929 (2 Songs)

1929

Bolero

Classical/
Contemporary

Ravel, Maurice; REC: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Frank Zappa

1920

English Country Garden (Country Gardens)

Classical/
Contemporary

Grainger, Percy/Traditional; REC: Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1930 - 1939 (1 Song)

1933

Peter And The Wolf

Classical/
Contemporary

Prokofiev, Sergey; REC: David Bowie, Eugene Ormany, & the Philadelphia Orchestra

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1940 - 1949 (4 Songs)

1942

Fanfare For The Common Man

Classical/
Contemporary

Copland, Aaron; REC: The London Symphony Orchestra

1943

Holiday For Strings

Classical/
Contemporary

Rose, D., & Gallop, S.; REC: David Rose; Spike Jones

1948

Sabre Dance

Classical/
Contemporary

Khachaturian, Aram; REC: Woody Herman

1945

Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra, The

Classical/
Contemporary

Britten, Benjamin; REC: Arthur Fiedler & the Boston Pops

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1950 - 1959 (1 Song)

1952

Four Minutes Thirty Three Seconds (4' 33")

Classical/
Contemporary

Cage, John; REC: Frank Zappa

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1960 - 1969 (2 Songs)

1966

Come Out

Classical/
Contemporary

Reich, Steve; REC: Steve Reich

1964

In C

Classical/
Contemporary

Riley, Terry; REC: Terry Riley

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1970 - 1979 (1 Song)

1971

Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Classical/
Contemporary

Bryars, Gavin; REC: Gavin Bryars & Tom Waits; Jars of Clay

       
 CLASSICAL/CONTEMP., 1980 - 1989 (1 Song)

1984

Olympic Fanfare And Theme

Classical/
Contemporary

Williams, John; REC: Orlando Pops Orchestra

 

 

 

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