RESL 4 Elizabeth R

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Picture of singles Elizabeth R (The Early Music Consort / Arr. David Munroe)

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Catalogue numberRESL 4
Sleeve picturePicture of RESL 4 Elizabeth R by artist The Early Music Consort / Arr. David Munroe from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleElizabeth R
ArtistThe Early Music Consort / Arr. David Munroe
Cover conditionGood
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeA
BBC Radio Enterprises label
Item deleted?Yes
LabelBBC Radio Enterprises
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Distributed / printed byBBC
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas - Period View all other tracks listed as Dramas - Period.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL + 4 + 1
RESL + 4 + 2
My rating2
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1The leaves be green-Version 10.43
A5The nightingale2.03
B1Masque song1.52
B2The Jesters0.52
B3Queen Mary's song1.13
B5The leaves be green-Version 21.42
Total length of media 13:57.


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On a similar vein to the first singles release RESL 1, this has similar music from the times the programme was based.
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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

'Elizabeth R', the BBC TV series starring Glenda Jackson as Queen Elizabeth I, is a cycle of six plays spanning the Queen's life from the age of 17 to her death in 1603.

David Munrow's music for the series (either arranged from sixteenth century sources or especially composed) was played by The Early Music Consort of London under his direction. This record includes the theme music and some of the dances and incidental music.

The performers are:
James Bowman(counter tenor),
Oliver Brookes,
Jane Ryan(viols),
James Tyler (viol, orpharion),
Robert Spencer (inte, chitarrone),
Ian Harwood (cittern),
Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord, organ, regal),
Michael Laird (cornett),
Roger Brenner, Peter Goodwin, Trevor Herbert, Martin Nicholls (sackbuts),
David Munroe (recorder, crumhorn, shawns, curtal, rackett),
David Corkhill,
Gillian Reid (percussion).

Masque song: "Great England's Empress, brave Albion's Queen" - words by Hugh Whitemore.

Record co-ordinated by Leslie Perowne.
Sleeve design by Andrew Prewett.

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[albums]BBC2LP-22000Music from the 20 most popular BBC TV series (US import)

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Further information

BBC Radio Enterprises Ltd and BBC Enterprises Ltd, predecessors of BBC Worldwide / BBC Worldwide Ltd., the BBC's commercial arm. Formed 1968 and 1979 respectively, they were a subsidiary wholly owned by the BBC and merged into BBC Worldwide in 1995. In that time, there were companies set up within or structured brands as part of the company to deal with separate parts of the business, e.g. BBC Records for recorded audio. Sometimes written as BBC Enterprise Ltd.

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