Anthems: Music To Inspire a Nation

Anthems: Music To Inspire a Nation

by Russell WatsonRussell Watson


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Released to 'inspire the nation' on the eve of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic Games, this album from Britain's favourite poperatic tenor features rousing patriotic anthems from all corners of the UK. The collection takes in hymns, folk songs and classical works, including a setting of Rudyard Kipling's famous inspirational poem "If" to Elgar's "Nimrod."

Product Details

Release Date: 07/03/2012
Label: Masterworks
UPC: 0886919916829
catalogNumber: 199168

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Russell Watson   Primary Artist,Vocals
Vera Lynn   Vocals
Pride of Murray Pipe Band   Band
Richard Cottle   Piano,Conductor,Keyboards,tin whistle
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Donald Fraser   Conductor
Nick Ingman   Conductor
Robert Emery   Conductor
Steven Vintner   Percussion
Miriam Grey   Background Vocals
Synergy Vocals   Choir, Chorus
Shena Winchester   Background Vocals
Lizzie Ball   Violin
Angela Brooks   Background Vocals
Fron Male Voice Choir   Choir, Chorus
William Hayward   Conductor
Tommy Blazie   Background Vocals
Nicola Moloney   Background Vocals
Joe Cottle   Keyboards
Arts Symphonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble

Technical Credits

Edward Elgar   Composer
Gustav Holst   Original Material
Hubert Parry   Composer
Jon Anderson   Lyricist
Freddie Mercury   Composer
Charlie Skarbek   Composer
William Blake   Text
Nicholas Dodd   Arranger,Orchestration,Choral Adaptation
John Cohen   Arranger
Richard Cottle   Arranger,Programming,Orchestration
Donald Fraser   Arranger,Producer
Nick Ingman   Arranger,Orchestration,Choral Adaptation
Walter Kent   Composer
Vangelis   Composer
Nick Patrick   Arranger,Producer
Peter-John Vettese   Composer
Geoff Foster   Engineer
William Henry Monk   Composer
Rudyard Kipling   Text
Roy Williamson   Composer
Henry Francis Lyte   Text
Arthur Benson   Lyricist
Nat Burton   Songwriter
Heather Small   Composer
Micaela Haslam   Vocal Conductor
Daniel James   Songwriter
Grant Ainsworth   Engineering
Traditional Spiritual   Composer
William Hayward   Orchestration,Choral Adaptation
Frederick Edward Weatherly   Composer,Lyricist
Russell Watson   Arranger,Liner Notes
Jose-Luis Garcia (Asensio)   Orchestra Leader
Anonymous   Composer
John Hughes   Composer
Paul Mitchell   Art Direction
Chris Fielding   Engineer
Ryan Laubscher   Underscoring
Joe Cottle   Programming

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