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London is the capital of England, whose area is 130,410 square kilometres, and its population is 50,770,000 people.

England forms a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (U.K.) The Union Jack flag at left is the UK flag. The population of UK as a whole was 58,649,000 (in 2000), and its area is 244,082 sq.Kms.

In the renaissance, Tallis and Byrd were actively writing sacred music and madrigals. Thomas Morley re-invented the Italian madrigal and set the trend for English madrigals. In the baroque, Purcell is pre-eminent.

During the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, England, especially London, attracted composers and musicians from all over Europe and the musical world. It had industrious music publishing houses, enthusiastic (paying) concert audiences, and huge numbers of keen amateur musicians eager to snap up any new music they could get their hands on. Handel, from Germany, was one of the earliest immigrants, followed by Clementi from Italy, and Cramer from Germany.

England produced several native-born composers of international renown in the 19th century, notably Elgar, Holst. Sullivan and Delius.

Tunes originating from England. Audio is available for 218 tunes from this country.
No.Name of WorkComposerCategoryEnsemble
1 And I Love HerMcCartneyPopular SongsOther Ensembles
2 Are You Going to Scarborough Fair?VariousFolk SongOrchestra
3 As I was going to Strawberry FairVariousFolk SongDuet
4 Aspirations OvertureGomersallOvertureOrchestra
5 Ave Verum CorpusByrdSacredChoir
6 Baa baa Black SheepVariousNursery RhymesSolo
7 Barbara AllenVariousFolk SongString Quartet
8 Begone Dull CareVariousFolk SongOrchestra
9 Blow Away the Morning DewVariousFolk SongWind Chamber Groups
10 Blow the Man DownVariousFolk SongDuet
11 Bobby ShaftoeVariousFolk SongDuet
12 Boney was a warriorVariousFolk SongSolo
13 British Grenadiers MarchVariousFolk SongBrass Band
14 Canon on Ravenscroft's PsalterTallisSacredChoir
15 Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85ElgarConcertoOrchestra
16 Chanson de MatinElgarShort PieceDuet
17 Cherry RipeVariousSongDuet
18 Cockaigne Overture Op 40 "In London Town"ElgarOvertureOrchestra
19 Colonel Bogey MarchVariousMarchMilitary Band
20 Come Lasses and LadsVariousFolk SongSolo
21 Coventry CarolVariousSacredChoir
22 Dambusters MarchCoatesMarchOrchestra
23 Deck the Halls with Boughs of HollyVariousSongSolo
24 Drink To Me Only With Thine EyesVariousFolk SongDuet
25 Early One MorningVariousFolk SongTrio
26 Elizabethan SerenadeBingeShort PieceOrchestra
27 Enigma VariationsElgarVariationsOrchestra
28 Fairest Isle from King ArthurPurcellSongDuet
29 Falstaff. Symphonic Study, Op 68ElgarTone PoemOrchestra
30 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas TallisVaughan-WilliamsTone PoemOrchestra
31 Fantasia on GreensleevesVaughan-WilliamsTone PoemOrchestra
32 First Noel (Christmas Carol)VariousSacredSolo
33 Floating - for piano and stringsGomersallTone PoemOrchestra
34 Girls and Boys come Out to PlayVariousNursery RhymesSolo
35 God Rest You Merry GentlemenVariousSacredDuet
36 God Save the QueenVariousSacredOrchestra
37 Golden SlumbersVariousFolk SongPops Orchestra
38 GondoliersSullivanOperaOrchestra
39 Goosey Goosey GanderVariousNursery RhymesSolo
40 GreensleevesVariousFolk SongDuet
41 Hamabdil - a Hebrew MelodyBantockChamber MusicDuet
42 Here we go gathering Nuts in MayVariousFolk SongSolo
43 Here's a Health unto his MajestyVariousFolk SongDuet
44 Hey Diddle DiddleVariousNursery RhymesTrio
45 Hey JudeMcCartneyPopular SongsRhythm Combo
46 Hickory Dickory Dock, the Mouse Ran up the ClockVariousNursery RhymesTrio
47 HMS PinaforeSullivanOperaOrchestra
48 Holly and the IvyVariousSacredDuet
49 Hot Cross BunsVariousFolk SongSolo
50 Humpty Dumpty Sat on a WallVariousNursery RhymesDuet
51 I had a little Nut treeVariousFolk SongDuet
52 I saw Three ShipsVariousFolk SongSolo
53 Imperial March Op 32ElgarMarchOrchestra
54 In a Monastery GardenKetèlbeyShort PieceSolo
55 In a Persian MarketKetèlbeyTone PoemOrchestra
56 In a Summer garden, 1st theme BDeliusTone PoemOrchestra
57 Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op 47ElgarShort PieceOrchestra
58 IolantheSullivanOperaOrchestra
59 It Came Upon a Midnight ClearVariousSacredDuet
60 It was a Lover and his LassMorleySongDuet
61 Jack And JillVariousNursery RhymesPops Orchestra
62 JerusalemParrySacredOrchestra
63 John Peel (Do you ken John Peel)VariousFolk SongDuet
64 Keel RowVariousFolk SongDuet
65 Knightsbridge MarchCoatesMarchOrchestra
66 La Calinda from KoangaDeliusTone PoemOrchestra
67 Lavender's BlueVariousFolk SongSolo
68 Les Bicyclettes de BelsizeVariousPopular SongsOther Ensembles
69 Like to the Damask RoseElgarSongDuet
70 Lincolnshire PoacherVariousFolk SongDuet
71 Little Bo PeepVariousNursery RhymesSolo
72 London Bridge is falling down.VariousNursery RhymesSolo
73 Mary Mary Quite Contrary, How does your Garden Grow?VariousNursery RhymesString Quartet
74 Memory from 'Cats'.Lloyd-WebberPopular SongsOther Ensembles
75 MikadoSullivanOperaOrchestra
76 Miniature OvertureGomersallOvertureOrchestra
77 Minuet for Hand BellsGomersallChamber MusicOrchestra
78 Minuet from Keyboard Suit No.1 in GPurcellSuiteSolo
79 Morris dance from Henry VIII Incidental MusicGermanShort PieceSolo
80 Mysteria - Tone Picture for Orchestra.GomersallTone PoemOrchestra
81 Now is the Month of MayingMorleyChamber MusicChoir
82 Nymphs and Shepherds, Come Away!PurcellSongDuet
83 O Come all ye FaithfulVariousSacredSolo
84 O Little Town of BethlehemVariousSacredTrio
85 Oak and the AshVariousFolk SongDuet
86 Oh, No JohnVariousFolk SongSolo
87 Once in Royal David's CityGauntlettSacredOther Ensembles
88 One Two, Three Four FiveVariousNursery RhymesSolo
89 Oranges and Lemons, say the Bells of St ClemensVariousNursery RhymesSolo
90 Overture in E minorGomersallOvertureOrchestra
91 Pavan - The Earle of SalisburyByrdShort PieceSolo
92 Piano Trio in DGomersallChamber MusicTrio
93 Picnic TimeVariousPopular SongsPops Orchestra
94 Pirates of PenzanceSullivanOperaOrchestra
95 Polly OliverVariousFolk SongSolo
96 Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, Op 39ElgarMarchOrchestra
97 Pop Goes the WeaselVariousFolk SongSolo
98 PortsmouthVariousFolk SongOther Ensembles
99 RagamuffinIrelandShort PieceSolo
100 Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury CrossVariousNursery RhymesDuet
101 Ring-A-RosesVariousNursery RhymesSolo
102 Robin Hood and the Curtal FriarVariousFolk SongSolo
103 Romance for Clarinet and PianoGermanChamber MusicDuet
104 Romance Op 62 for bassoon and OrchestraElgarConcertoOrchestra
105 Rondeau in D minorPurcellShort PieceSolo
106 RuddigoreSullivanOperaOrchestra
107 Rule BritanniaArneSongOrchestra
108 Salut d'Amour Op 12ElgarShort PieceOrchestra
109 Sancte DeusTallisSacredChoir
110 Savannah ExcerptsGomersallSuiteOrchestra
111 Saviour, When in Dust to Thee (Hymn)VariousSacredSolo
112 Serenade for Strings, Op 20ElgarSuiteOrchestra
113 Sing a Song of SixpenceVariousNursery RhymesTrio
114 Spem in Alium - Motet in 40 partsTallisSacredChoir
115 St. Valentine's DayVariousShort PieceDuet
116 Stocho Barocco - an Aeolian AmbleGomersallShort PieceOrchestra
117 Stranger On the ShoreBilkJazzPops Orchestra
118 Study in Rondo FormGomersallChamber MusicWind Chamber Groups
119 Study in Ternary FormGomersallShort PieceString Quartet
120 Summer is a-coming inVariousSongChoir
121 Sunshine WaltzesGomersallWaltzOrchestra
122 Sweet Lass from Richmond HillVariousFolk SongSolo
123 Symphony No.1 in Ab Op 55ElgarSymphonyOrchestra
124 The Bells of AberdoveyDibdinSongDuet
125 The Blackbird (Tone Poem)GomersallTone PoemOther Ensembles
126 The Dashing White SergeantVariousFolk SongOther Ensembles
127 The Lark AscendingVaughan-WilliamsTone PoemOrchestra
128 The Old Woman and the PedlarGomersallChamber MusicString Quartet
129 The Phantom of the OperaLloyd-WebberPopular SongsOrchestra
130 The Planets SuiteHolstSuiteOrchestra
131 The Star Spangled BannerSmithFolk SongOrchestra
132 The Vicar of BrayVariousFolk SongDuet
133 The Water is WideVariousFolk SongDuet
134 There is a Tavern in the TownVariousFolk SongDuet
135 There was a Jolly MillerVariousFolk SongOther Ensembles
136 This Old ManVariousFolk SongSolo
137 Three Blind MiceVariousNursery RhymesTrio
138 Tranquil OvertureGomersallOvertureOrchestra
139 Trumpet Concerto in D majorPurcellConcertoOrchestra
140 Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)ClarkeMarchSolo
141 Twinkle Twinkle Little StarVariousNursery RhymesOther Ensembles
142 Upon Paul's SteepleVariousFolk SongSolo
143 Violin Concerto in B minor Op 61ElgarConcertoOrchestra
144 We wish You a Merry ChristmasVariousFolk SongDuet
145 Weep O Mine EyesBennetSongChoir
146 West to East - Suite for OrchestraGomersallSuiteOrchestra
147 What can the Matter be?VariousFolk SongSolo
148 When Daisies PiedArneSongDuet
149 Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid?VariousFolk SongSolo
150 Where the bee sucks, there suck IArneSongDuet
151 Widdicombe FairVariousFolk SongDuet
152 Wraggle Taggle Gypsies OhVariousFolk SongSolo
153 YesterdayMcCartneyPopular SongsOrchestra
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