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Author Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958, composer, speaker

Title Albion archive recordings of Ralph Vaughan Williams / Ralph Vaughan Williams
Published [United Kingdom] : Albion, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Contents On Wenlock edge (22:15) -- Merciless beauty : three rondels (6:46) -- Prelude on Three Welsh hymn tunes (8:42) -- Five Tudor portraits (36:06) -- Ralph Vaughan Williams talk on Bach, the great bourgeois (21:02)
Notes 1st-4th works features rare recordings from the mid-20th century of the music of Vaughan Williams. The 1st work is a setting of poems by A.E. Hausman for tenor, piano, and string quartet; the 2nd work, for tenor and string trio, is set to poems ascribed to Chaucer; the 3rd work is a chorale prelude based on three hymn tunes for band; the 4th work is a choral suite for contralto, baritone, chous and orchestra. 5th work is a spoken word recording by Vaughan Williams on the music of Bach
Sources used on this recording: On Wenlock edge (Argo RG 20); Merciless beauty from a broadcast on May 28, 1960; Prelude on three Welsh hymn tunes from the work's first broadcast, Mar. 12, 1955; Five Tudor portraits recorded live at the First Pittsburgh International Festival, 1962; Bach: the great bourgeois originally broadcast July 28, 1950
Performer Alexander Young, tenor (1st, 2nd works) ; Sebastian String Quartet (1st work) ; Salvation Army Staff Band, Major Bernard Adams, conductor (3rd work) ; Nell Rankin, mezzo-soprano, Robert B. Anderson, bass-baritone, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg, conductor (4th work)
Notes Hard copy version record
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Musical settings
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936 -- Musical settings
Skelton, John, 1460?-1529 -- Musical settings
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936.
Skelton, John, 1460?-1529.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (High voice) with string ensemble
Song cycles.
Band music.
Hymns, Welsh -- Instrumental settings
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Band music.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Song cycles.
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs (High voice) with string ensemble.
Genre/Form Streaming audio
Musical settings.
Musical settings.
Mises en musique.
Form Streaming audio
Author Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936, author
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400, author
Young, Alexander, 1920-2000, singer.
Rankin, Nell, singer.
Anderson, Robert B. (Bass-baritone), singer.
Adams, Bernard (Conductor), conductor.
Steinberg, William, 1899-1978, conductor.
Container of (work): Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. On Wenlock edge.
Container of (work): Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Merciless beauty.
Container of (expression): Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes, organ; arranged
Container of (work): Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Tudor portraits.
Salvation Army. International Staff Band, instrumentalist.
Sebastian String Quartet, instrumentalist.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, singer.
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