Concert 4 2022 English Country Gardens

Poster, concert details and Program Notes

The programming of this concert is influenced by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. The works are all British (except for the Ravel), tuneful and all written in the 1900s. The origins cover England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland. We hope you enjoy the programming of well known works.

Venue: St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128

Date: Saturday 7.00pm 5th November 2022

Tickets: Full general admission $25, Full time students and seniors $20, 10xFull-time students plus a free supervising teacher $100.

Enquiries: 9890 5646

To book a ticket via TryBooking click here or pay cash at the door.

To download a poster click here


These are in order of performance. Click on the link to go to anther website with program notes on each work. from there, there are other links for more information, eg. about the composer.

Crown Imperial by William Walton arr. William Duthoit

Country Gardens by Percy Grainger arr. John Philip Sousa adapted by Keith Brion and Loras Schissel

Handel In The Strand by Percy Grainger arr. Richard Franko Goldman

Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo by Malcolm Arnold arr. John Paynter

English Waltz, the 3rd movement of Youthful Suite by Percy Grainger edited by R. Mark Rogers

Pavane pour une Infante défunte by Maurice Ravel arr. Makio Kimura

Prelude on Three Welsh Hymn Tunes by Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Jim Curnow

Irish Tune from County Derry by Percy Grainger


Sea Songs by by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Serenade Op. 22(c) by Derek Bourgeois

Nimrod by Edward Elgar arr. Alfred Reed

Second Suite in F Op.28 No.2 by Gustav Holst March – Song without words – Song of the Blacksmith – Fantasia on the ‘Dargason’

Greensleeves – Traditional arr. Alfred Reed