The Definitive Eric Coates  
  Eric Coates conducts his own compositions  
   
 ERIC COATES
   
  DISC 1  
   
1  The Merrymakers - Overtures (1923) 4:21
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 From Meadow to Mayfair - Suite (1931)  
2 In The Country - Rustic Dance 3:12
3 A Song By The Way - Romance 4:03
4 Evening In Town - Valse 4:20
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
5  Summer Afternoon - Idyll (1931) 3:28
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
6  Cinderella - Phantasy (1929) 12:46
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
7  By The Sleepy Lagoon - Valse Serenade (Extended Version) (1930) 4:36
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
8  The Jester At The Wedding: No.1 The Princess Arrives - March (1932) 3:00
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
9  By The Tamarisk - Intermezzo (1927) 4:13
   
10  Saxo-Rhapsody (1936) 8:46
 Sigurd Rascher (Alto Saxophone)
   
 Summer Days - Suite (1919)  
11 In A Country Lane 2:06
12 On The Edge Of The Lake (isle Of The Waters) 2:19
13 At The Dance 3:42
   
 Springtime - Suite (1937)  
14 Fresh Morning - Pastorale 4:01
15 Noonday Song - Romance 4:17
16 Dance In The Twilight - Valse 4:02
   
17  For Your Delights - Serenade (1937) 4:00
   
18  Footlights - Concert Valse (1939) 4:17
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
19  Last Love - Romance (1939) 3:54
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
20  The Seven Seas - March (1937) 3:14
  (Later re-titled 'South Wales & West')  
   
21  I Sing To You (A Souvenir) (1940) 3:17
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
22  Calling All Workers - March (1940) 2:59
   
23  Fanfare Number 1 (1943) 0:18
   
24  Salute the Soldier - March (1944) 3:22
   
25  Fanfare Number 2 (1943) 0:26
   
26  The Eighth Army March (1942) 2:37
  Tracks 23-26 recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 The Four Centuries - Suite (1941)  
27 Prelude & Hornpipe - 17th Century 4:21
28 Pavane & Tambourin - 18th Century 4:46
29 Valse - 19th Century 4:41
30 Rhythm - 20th Century 4:16
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
 The Three Elizabeths - Suite (1944)  
31 Halcyon Days - Elizabeth Tudor 6:35
32 Springtime In Angus - Elizabeth Of Glamis, The Queen Mother 6:37
33 Youth Of Britain (March) - The Princess Elizabeth 4:34
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
34  Dancing Nights - Concert Valse (1931) 6:48
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
35  London Calling - March (1941) 2:55
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
36  London Bridge - March (1934) 4:05
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One and released only in the USA  
   
37  London Suite - Knightsbridge March (Abridged Version) (1932) 2:56
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London and released only in the USA  
   
38  A Song Of Loyalty (orchestral version) (1935) 3:19
   
39  By The Sleepy Lagoon - Valse Serenade (1930) 3:15
   
40  Bird Songs At Eventide (arr. H.M. Higgs) 3:08
   
41  Television March (1946) 3:19
   
42  Wood Nymphs - Valsette (1917) 3:09
  Tracks 38-42 recorded Kingsway Hall, London and released only in the USA  
   
 London - Suite (1932)  
43 Covent Garden - Tarantelle 4:43
44 Westminster - Meditation 4:29
45 Knightsbridge - March 4:15
   
 London Again - Suite (1936)  
46 Oxford Street - March 3:31
47 Langham Place - Elegy 5:04
48 Mayfair - Valse 4:16
   
 The Three Men - Suite (1935)  
49 The Man From The Country 4:09
50 The Man About Town 4:37
51 The Man From The Sea 4:22
   
52  The Jester At The Wedding: No.4 - Dance Of The Orange Blossoms (1932) 3:45
   
53  The Three bears - A Phantasy (1926) 9:14
   
54  Music Everywhere - Rediffusion March (1948) 2:57
  Tracks 43 to 54 recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
55  The Dam Busters - March (1954) 2:56
   
56  Sound And Vision - The A.T.V. Television March (1955) 3:00
   
57  High Flight - March (1957) 2:49
   
58  Impression of a Princess - Intermezzo (1956) 2:58
   
59  Wood Nymphs - Valsette (1917) 2:46
   
60  South Wales & West - Television March (1937) 2:47
  (Original title 'Seven Seas - March')  
  Tracks 57-60 recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 London - Suite (1932)  
61 Covent Garden - Tarantelle 4:41
62 Westminster - Meditation 4:25
63 Knightsbridge - March 4:12
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 London Again - Suite (1936)  
64 Oxford Street - March 3:29
65 Langham Place - Elegy 4:59
66 Mayfair - Valse 4:12
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 The Three Elizabeths - Suite (1944)  
67 Halcyon Days - Elizabeth Tudor 7:23
68 Springtime In Angus - Elizabeth Of Glamis, The Queen Mother 7:05
69 Youth of Britain (March) - The Princess Elizabeth 4:41
  Recorded at Decca's West Hampstead Studios  
   
 The Four Centuries - Suite (1941)  
70 Prelude & Hornpipe - 17th Century 6:19
71 Pavane & Tambourin - 18th Century 5:53
72 Valse - 19th Century 4:38
73 Rhythm - 20th Century 4:15
  Recorded at Decca's West Hampstead Studios  
   
   
   
  DISC 2  
   
   
 Summer Days - Suite (1919)  
1 In A Country Lane 2:43
2 On The Edge Of The Lake (Isle Of The Waters) 3:26
3 At The Dance 3:44
  Recorded at the Wigmore Hall  
   
4  Wood Nymphs - Valsette (1917) 3:01
  Recorded at the Wigmore Hall  
   
5  With A Song In My Heart. Symphonic Rhapsody after Richard Rodgers (1930) 7:47
   
6  Bird Songs at Eventide 4:01
  (Royden Barrie/Eric Coates)  
  With Billy Scott-Coomer (vocal)  
   
7  I Pitch My Lonely Caravan At Night - Symphonic Rhapsody (1932) 4:11
  (Annette Horey/Eric Coates)  
 Arthur Firth - (baritone)
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
8  I Heard You Singing & Bird Songs At Eventide - Symphonic Rhapsody (1932) 4:03
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 London - Suite (1932)  
9 Covent Garden - Tarantelle 2:15
10 Westminster - Meditation 1:53
11 Knightsbridge - March 4:00
   
12  London Bridge - March (1934) 3:07
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
13  The Jester At The Wedding: No.1 - The Princess Arrives (March) (1932) 3:21
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
14  The Jester At The Wedding: No.4 The Dance Of The Orange Blossoms - VValse (1932) 3:03
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
 The Three Men - Suite (1935)  
15 The Man From The Country 3:55
16 The Man About Town 4:20
17 The Man From The Sea 4:37
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
18  Wood Nymphs - Valsette (1917) 3:18
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
19  Song Of Loyalty (The Prayer Within Our Hearts) (1935) 4:16
  (Phyllis Black/Eric Coates)  
 Lance Fairfax - (baritone)
   
20  Meadow To Mayfair Suite: No.2 - A Song By The Way (1931) 4:03
   
 London Again - Suite (1936)  
21 Oxford Street - March 3:12
22 Langham Place - Elegy 4:20
23 Mayfair - Valse 3:56
  (21 & 22 ) 30/4/1936 & (23) 1/5/1936  
   
24  By The Sleepy Lagoon - Valse Serenade (Abridged Version) (1930) 3:20
   
25  The Three Bears - A Phantasy (1926) 8:52
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
26  London Suite - Knightsbridge March (1932) 4:01
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One & released only in USA  
   
27  Television March (1946) 3:20
  Recorded at Abbey Road Studio One  
   
28  Valse From The Phantasy 'The Three Bears' (1949) 3:07
  Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London  
   
29  The Merrymakers - Overture (1923) 4:06
   
30  Moresque Dance - Interlude (1921) 3:37
   
 Joyous Youth - Suite (1921)  
31 Introduction 4:04
32 Serenade 3:59
33 Valse 3:30
   
34  Summer Days Suite : At The Dance (1919) 3:59
   
35  The Selfish Giant - A Phantasy (1925) 8:06
  (arr. Leighton Lucas)  
  Augmented with his Kit-Cat Band and directed by Eric Coates  
   
  BONUS TRACKS  
   
 From The Countryside - Suite (1914)  
36 Early Morning - In The Meadows 1:36
37 Afternoon - Among The Poppies 2:05
38 Evening - At The Fair 3:18
   
 Miniature Suite (1911)  
39 Childrens' Dance 2:16
40 Intermezzo 2:15
41 Scene du Bal 4:11
 Clarence Raybould
   
 Joyous Youth - Suite (1921)  
42 Introduction 2:34
43 Serenade 2:49
44 Waltz 2:56
 Charles Williams
   
45  Moresque - Dance Interlude (1921) 2:45
 Charles Williams
   
 Two Light Syncopated Pieces (1924-1925)  
46 Moon Magic 2:13
 Charles Williams
   
47  Rose Of Samarkand 3:04
   
48  The Selfish Giant - A Phantasy (1925) 8:08
 Jack Leon
   
 Four Ways Suite (1927)  
49 Northwards - March 4:12
50 Southwards - Valse 1:17
51 Eastwards - Eastern Dance 2:47
52 Westwards - Rhythm 4:01
 Joseph Lewis
   
53  Mirage - Romance (1928) 2:43
 Charles Williams
   
54  Under The Stars (1928) 3:07
 Charles Williams
   
55  Lazy Night - Valse Romantique (1931) 2:47
   
56  Over To You - March (1941) 3:09
  Wing Commander O P O'Donnell MVO
   
57  Holborn - March (1950) 3:20
   
58  Sweet Seventeen - Concert Valse (1954) 2:44
 Ole Jensen
   
59  The Dam Busters - March (1954) 3:00
  Wing Commander A E Sims OBE