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Recorded: 30th October & 1st November, The Admiralty Church (Ulrica Pia), Karlskrona, Sweden
Recording Producer:  Mike Purton
Recording Engineer:  Tony Faulkner
Release Date:  February 2016
Total duration: 76:04

"Their playing is first rate, and their use of marching glockenspiel or xylophone adds to the overall effect of the music." - MusicWeb International  More >>

"...the Royal Swedish Navy Band plays with great precision and spontaneity under the direction of former Navy Band conductor and now symphonic conductor Andreas Hanson. " - Classical Candor  More >>

The Music of the Royal Swedish Navy

The Music of the Royal Swedish Navy - MPR001The Royal Swedish Navy Band directed by Andreas Hanson

This album presents a very comprehensive selection of the music associated with the Royal Swedish Navy and includes many wonderful marches, ceremonial and reflective music of different types as well, plus a number of Naval signals. The Royal Swedish Navy Band is one of the finest military bands in Europe and was until very recently under threat of being axed as part of Swedish Defence cuts. Fortunately for all, the Band has been saved and is shown at its best in this beautiful symphonic recording made in studio conditions in the wonderful acoustic of the historic wooden Admiralty Church (Ulrica Pia), Karlskrona, Sweden. The recording engineer was the legendary Tony Faulkner, with Mike Purton producing and editing. This outstanding recording demonstrates the importance of the Royal Swedish Navy Band’s preservation as a major Swedish national musical institution. And as a musical performance, will give enormous pleasure.

Available on:     CD     .mp3     .alac     .flac     .wav

Johann Heinrich Walch Arr. Medberg: Revelj
Ernst Urbach: Regina Marsch
attrib. Richard Wagner: Kungl. Flottans Paradmarsch
Anon.: Korum
Anon. arr. Hanson: Svensksundsmarsch
Wilhelm Stenhammer arr. Medberg: Intermezzo ur Sången
Carl Fridrik Ringvall: Med Örlogsmän
Hugo Alfvén, arr. Nerheim: Festspel
Erik Hõgberg: Svenska Flottan
Hugo Alfvén: Elegi ur Gustaf II Adolf
Andreas Hanson: Marinens Musikkårs Processionsmarsch
Ivar Widner: Vår Flotta
Ivar Widner: Flaggmarsch
Wilhelm Stenhammar: Sverige
Trad., arr. Lundqvist: HM Drottning Victorias Präsentiermarsch
Viktor Magnus Widqvist: Fladdrande Fanor
Sam Rydberg: Vivu Esperanto!
Viktor Magnus Widqvist: Chefsmarsch
Sam Rydberg: Gardeskamrater
Ake Dohlin: Marinens Officershögskolas Marsch
Wilhelm Harteweld: Marcia Carolus Rex
Viktor Magnus Widqvist: Under Blågul Fana
Lindblad: Kungssången
Richard Dybeck, arr. Widner & Kallstenius: Du Gamla, Du Fria
Tapto (signal)
Johann Heinrich Walch, arr. Medbarg: Tapto Giv akt! (signal)
Forstätt! (signal)
Uppställning (signal)
Tropp (signal)
Fyra Appeller (signal)
En Appell (signal)
Paradmarsch (sicnal)
Skepparpipa (signal)