Just perfect, but nevertheless surpassed by a truly breathtaking performance of Walton's coronation march, Crown Imperial
The concert opened with Walton's popular Crown Imperial
a very good Elgar pastiche and continued with the Sibelius, a symphony best known for an uplifting motif sometimes labelled Thor's Hammer.
The playlist for Wednesday evening includes Crown Imperial
, Hearts of Oak, The Dambusters, I Vow to Thee My Country, Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory.
Some, such as the giant allium and crown imperial
, are huge; others, such as Scilla, are small.
Accompanying it will be the crown imperial
, Fritillaria imperialis, also otherwise known as kaiser's crown, which is a majestic tall bulb with lovely nodding yellow bell-shaped flowers.
e NCO's concert at 3pm on August 3 begins with Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus overture, continuing with Walton's Crown Imperial
march, Malcolm Arnold's Peterloo overture, Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia, and Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.
is exiting the garden after another fabulous spring show.
He discovers the royal origins of such classics as Edward Elgar's Land of Hope and Glory, Hubert Parry's I Was Glad and William Walton's Crown Imperial
- and how the 20th coronations, culminating in the crowning of Elizabeth II, cemented the repertory of royal classics in the hearts of the British people.
In the concert - organised by the Cleveland Philharmonic Choir and funded by all five Tees Valley local councils - the Mowbray Orchestra will play Walton's two marches, Crown Imperial
and Orb and Sceptre, together with two of Elgar's marches.
The singer, who celebrated her birthday just a few days ago on April 14th, made her singing debut on Peshawar Radio in 1947, and then sang for All India Radio as part of Delhi's Crown Imperial
Theatrical Company of Performing Arts.
Music includes Crown Imperial
, by Walton, Stars and Stripes, by Sousa, March of the Toreadors from Bizet's Carmen, 633 Squadron, by Goodwin, and songs from South Pacific and Phantom of the Opera.
This stirring piece was given a rousing interpretation by Hughes and the orchestra and set the tone for the evening, which included Johann Strauss' Radetzky March and William Walton's Crown Imperial