The Seafarers

The Seafarers

This CD has been compiled from recordings made between 1993 - 99 by Royal Marines' bands, under the direction of Major John Perkins, to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The selection of music was made by Brian Williams, the Chairman of the RNLI Music Division, who has been responsible for raising well over £100,000 for the RNLI in recent years from sales of these most popular recordings. The tracks are:

1. The Lifeboatmen (Brown) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Commandos
2. The Seafarers (arr. McDermott) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
3. The Askokan Farewell (Ungar arr. Perkins, soloist: Maj John Perkins) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
4. Leviathan (Langford) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Commandos
5. Drake's Drum (Stanford trans. Davis, baritone: William Shimell) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth
6. Samba de los Gatos (Steinel) - the Big Band Sound, HM Royal Marines Plymouth
7. Seashore (Farnon) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
8. The Padstow Lifeboat (Arnold arr. Woodfield) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Commandos
9. Will Your Anchor Hold? (Kirkpatrick/Owens) - Ely Cathedral Choir
10. Sea Fever (Ireland, arr. Barsotti) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth
11. Three Jolly Sailormen (Siebert) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
12. Gabriel's Oboe (Morricone arr. Perkins) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
13. The Old Superb (Stanford trans. Davis) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth
14. Sea Songs (Vaughan Williams) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth
15. For Those in Peril on the Sea (Dykes arr. Perkins) - the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth

Total running time 62 minutes

£12 incl p&p worldwide