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George Butterworth

1885-1916 GB, Paddington
Composer of Classical
A.k.a. George Sainton Kaye Butterworth

George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 1885 – 5 August 1916) was an English composer best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's poems from A Shropshire Lad.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Spoken Word
  • Children's Music
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The Banks of Green Willow on Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow; A Shropshire Lad/ /McGunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood/Coleridge-Taylor: Symphonic Variations on an African Air &c. by Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Grant Llewellyn
The Banks of Green Willow on Butterworth: Orchestral Works & Works for Voice & Orchestra by George Butterworth, James Rutherford, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales & Kriss Russman
Fantasia (completed by K. Russman) on Butterworth: Orchestral Works & Works for Voice & Orchestra by George Butterworth, James Rutherford, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales & Kriss Russman
2 English Idylls: No. 1. English Idyll on Butterworth: Orchestral Works & Works for Voice & Orchestra by George Butterworth, James Rutherford, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales & Kriss Russman
2 English Idylls: No. 2. English Idyll on Butterworth: Orchestral Works & Works for Voice & Orchestra by George Butterworth, James Rutherford, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales & Kriss Russman
A Shropshire Lad on Boult Conducts Butterworth, Warlock, Hadley & Howells by London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
The Banks of Green Willow on Fantasia on Greensleeves by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Edward Elgar, Frederick Delius, George Butterworth, Peter Warlock & Ralph Vaughan Williams
A Shropshire Lad (Rhapsody for Orchestra) on The Lark Ascending collection by Various Artists
A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody on Fantasia on Greensleeves by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Edward Elgar, Frederick Delius, George Butterworth, Peter Warlock & Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Banks of Green Willow on Vaughan Williams: London Symphony / Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow by Ralph Vaughan Williams, London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody / Land Of The Mountain And The FloodGeorge Butterworth Plus Hamish MacCunn2015Compil.
Flowers Of The FieldRalph Vaughan Williams • Gerald Finzi • Ivor Gurney • George Butterworth - Roderick Williams • Jeremy Irons, City Of London Choir • London Mozart Players, Hilary Davan Wetton2014Album
Songs From A Shropshire Lad • Folk Songs From SussexGeorge Butterworth, Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside2010Album
Boult Conducts: Butterworth, Howells, Hadley, WarlockSir Adrian Boult, George Butterworth, Herbert Howells, Peter Warlock, Patrick Hadley, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra2007Compil.
Songs Of Travel · A Shropshire Lad · A Broken ArcRalph Vaughan Williams · George Butterworth · Sir Arthur Somervell - Christopher Maltman · Roger Vignoles2003Album
Symphony nO.8 In D Minor / Garden Of Fand / A Shropshire Lad - Orchestral RhapsodyRalph Vaughan Williams, Arnold Bax, George Butterworth, Sir John Barbirolli Conducts Hallé Orchestra2002Album
George Butterworth: Six Songs From A Shropshire Lad; Bredon Hill And Other Songs; A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody; Two English Idylls; The Banks Of The Green WillowGeorge Butterworth2001Album
A London SymphonyRalph Vaughan Williams / George Butterworth Butterworth The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox2001Album
Songs Of Travel • On Wenlock Edge • Other Orchestral SongsRalph Vaughan Williams, Sir Edward Elgar, George Butterworth, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, Vernon Handley1993Compil.
Coleridge Taylor · Butterworth · TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, George Butterworth, Hamish MacCunn, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Grant Llewellyn1993Album
La Traviata / Wozzeck (Excerpts) / English Idyll N. 1Carlos Kleiber, Giuseppe Verdi, Alban Berg, George Butterworth, Ileana Cotrubas, Giacomo Aragall, Renato Bruson, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1993Compil.
Songs Of Travel / A Shropshire LadRalph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, David Willison1993Compil.
English ClassicsSir Edward Elgar, George Butterworth, Frederick Delius, Benjamin Britten, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Adrian Boult1992Compil.
Songs Of Travel · Blake Songs · Linden Lea · The Water Mill · Orpheus With His Lute · Six Songs From A Shropshire LadRobert Tear, Philip Ledger - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Benjamin Luxon1991Compil.
On The Idle Hill Of Summer - English Songs By Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, QuilterThomas Allen, Geoffrey Parsons - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Roger Quilter1990Album
On The Idle Hill Of Summer - English Songs By Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, QuilterThomas Allen, Geoffrey Parsons - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Roger Quilter1990Album
Warlock: Capriol Suite; Butterworth: A Shropshire LadPeter Warlock, George Butterworth, Benjamin Britten, Sir Neville Marriner, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields1989Album
Symphony In G Minor Etc.Neville Dilkes, English Sinfonia, Ernest John Moeran, George Butterworth1988Album
A Shropshire Lad ● The Banks Of Green WillowGeorge Butterworth, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Frank Bridge, English String Orchestra Conducted By William Boughton1987Album
Songs Of TravelGeorge Butterworth / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Graham Trew, Roger Vignoles1982Album
Serenade / On Hearing the First Cuckoo / Capriol Suite / Tallis Fantasia / The Banks Of Green WillowSir Edward Elgar, Frederick Delius, Peter Warlock, Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1982Album
On Wenlock Edge (Version With Orchestra) / Songs With Orchestra / Love Blows As The Wind BlowsRalph Vaughan Williams / Sir Edward Elgar / George Butterworth, Robert Tear, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley1980Album
Bridge, Bantock & ButterworthBournemouth Sinfonietta, Frank Bridge, Granville Bantock, George Butterworth, Norman Del Mar1979Album
Walton: Facade (excerpts), Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad, Finzi: Dies NatalisSir William Walton, Edith Sitwell, Constant Lambert, George Butterworth, Roy Henderson, Gerald Finzi, Joan Cross, Boyd Neel, The Boyd Neel String Orchestra1979Album
Scenes From Watership DownGeorge Butterworth1978Album
A Shropshire Lad • Two English Idylls • The Banks Of Green Willow / Variations On A Theme Of Frank BridgeGeorge Butterworth / Benjamin Britten - The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1976Album
A Shropshire Lad / Earth And Air And RainGeorge Butterworth / Gerald Finzi - Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1976Album
A Festival Of English MusicBenjamin Britten / George Butterworth / Sir Edward Elgar / Sir Michael Tippett / Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields / Sir Neville Marriner1976Compil.
Festival Of English Music Vol. 2: Portsmouth Point ∙ Siesta ∙ Scapino / A Shropshire Lad ∙ The Banks Of Green Willow / Tintagel / The Wasps - OvertureSir William Walton / George Butterworth / Arnold Bax / Ralph Vaughan Williams, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1972Compil.
Concertino For Harpsichord And Strings / The Holy Boy / Two English Idylls / Capriol Suite / Lonely Waters / Whythorne's ShadowWalter Leigh, John Ireland, George Butterworth, Peter Warlock, Ernest John Moeran, Neville Dilkes Conducting English Sinfonia1972Album
A Shropshire Lad / The Banks Of Green Willow / A John Field Suite / There Is A Willow Grows Aslant A Brook / Dance In The SunlightGeorge Butterworth / Sir Hamilton Harty / Frank Bridge / Arnold Bax - Neville Dilkes Conducting English Sinfonia1971Album
A Recital Of English SongsJohn Shirley-Quirk - Henry Purcell, George Butterworth, Pelham Humfrey, Ernest John Moeran - Martin Isepp, Nona Liddell, Ivor McMahon, Ambrose Gauntlett1966Album
The Perfect Fool Ballet Suite / A Shropshire Lad - RhapsodyGeorge Butterworth, Gustav Holst, The London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Adrian Boult1955Album
Farewell Recital / Maud / A Shropshire LadJohn Carol Case / Sir Arthur Somervell / Daphne Ibbott / George ButterworthAlbum
Butterworth : A Shropshire LadJohn Cameron, Gerald Moore, George ButterworthAlbum
Butterworth, Dvořák, KabalevskyBritish Youth Symphony Orchestra, George Butterworth, Antonín Dvořák, Dmitry KabalevskyAlbum
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