Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir

“Using music as a means of international dialogue, knowing no boundaries” Her Majesty The Queen Head of The Commonwealth

Track Listings

1. Commonwealth Anthem

2. Water Music - Overture

3. Water Music - Andante

4. Water Music - Air

5. Water Music - Bourree

6. Water Music - Hornpipe

7. Water Music - Alla Dansa

8. Concerto For Strings RV127 Allegro

9. Concerto For Strings RV127 Andante

10. Concerto For Strings RV127 Allegro

11. Cassation - Milogna

12. Cassation - Passpied

13. Cassation - Forlane

14. Cassation - Sarabande

15. Cassation - Tango

Her Majesty The Queen

The Rt. Hon. Sir Don McKinnon, GCVO, ONZ - Commonwealth Secretary-General 2000 - 2008
Chief Emeka Anyaoku, GCVO, CON - Commonwealth Secretary-General 1990 - 2000
Sir Shridath Ramphal, GCMG, ONZ, QC - Commonwealth Secretary-General 1975 - 1990

The Rt. Hon. the Lord Luce, KG, GCVO

Conductor: Paul Carroll

Commonwealth Anthem sung by the Choir of St Winefrides School, Newham

George F Handel: Water Music
Overture - Andante - Air - Bourree - Hornpipe - Alla Dansa

Antonio Vivaldi : Concerto for Strings RV127
Allegro - Andante - Allegro

Paul Carroll : Cassation
Milogna - Passpied - Forlane - Sarabande - Tango

This recording has been made possible with the generous support of the Institute of Directors & The Commonwealth Youth Programme.

The Institute of Directors is Europe's largest membership organisation for business leaders, supporting 43,000 members through 44 regional branches across the UK, and an international network that covers six continents. Established in 1903, the IoD has been representing senior level professionals since being awarded a Royal Charter in 1906, earning them their trusted reputation as the business network for leadership.

The Commonwealth Youth Programme has been the Commonwealth Secretariat’s hub for youth development since 1973. Its core concern is Youth Empowerment. It works through four regional offices based in Africa, Guyana, India and Solomon Islands and focuses on engaging, and empowering, young people in order to enhance their contribution to society.

Recorded on 25 July & 18 October 2011 at Abbey Road, Studio 2, London.

Executive Producer: Sally Shebe
Producer: Simon Kiln
Engineer: Arne Akselberg
Assistant Engineers: Gordon Davidson & Sam Okell

Copyright: Commonwealth Youth Orchestra