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

Title Albion's journey : the life and work of Ralph Vaughan Williams / Ralph Vaughan Williams
Published Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex : Albion Records, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Contents The robin's nest (0:32) -- Summum bonum (2:28) -- Vaughan Williams talking about Parry (1:48) -- Three vocal valses. Winter (2:25) -- Burley Heath / completed by James Francis Brown (5:21) -- The last invocation (4:48) -- Smile O voluptuous cool-breath'd Earth / orchestrated by Anthony Payne (3:42) -- Herbert Howells talking about RVW (0:56) -- Oh, fair the fruits of Leto Blow (6:52) -- The twelve Apostles (3:59) -- Vaughan Williams talking about folk song (1:52) -- A farmer's boy (2:07) -- Dirge for Fidele (4:17) -- Roy Douglas talking about Vaughan Williams (0:53) -- Wither's rocking hymn (3:58) -- The running set / arranged for two pianos by Vally Lasker and Helen Bidder (6:51) -- Suite for viola and pianoforte. Prelude (2:31) -- The poisoned kiss. Dear love (3:21) ; Love breaks all rules (3:20) -- The bridal day, scene VI (extract) (4:04) -- Michael Tippett talking about RVW (2:04) -- Four last songs. Procris / orchestrated by Anthony Payne (2:22) -- Vaughan Williams talking about Sibelius (1:42) -- The Pilgrim's progress. Christian and Hopeful meet the heavenly hosts (3:46)
Notes A selection of tracks previously released on the Albion label between 2013 and 2019. Various artists
Performer Frank Ericson, piano ; Nicky Spence, tenor ; William Vann, piano, director ; Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra ; Paul Daniel, conductor ; Mary Bevan, soprano ; Johnny Herford, baritone ; Roderick William, baritone ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Martyn Brabbins, conductor ; Herbert Howells, speaker ; Heather Lowe, mezzo-soprano ; Joyful Company of Singers ; Britten Sinfonia ; Alan Tongue, conductor ; Thomas Stoddart, baritone ; Hugh Rowlands, organ ; Vaughan Williams, speaker ; Les Sirènes Female Chamber Choir ; Andrew Nunn, director ; Fionnuala Ward, piano ; Roy Douglas, speaker ; Eloise IRving, soprano ; Edward Hughes, tenor ; Goldstone and Clemmow ; Martin Outram, viola ; Julian Rolton, piano ; Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano ; Philip Smith, baritone ; Britten Sinfonia Septet ; Michael Tippett, speaker ; Margaret Godley, soprano ; Margaret Rolfe, contralto ; BBC Chorus ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor
Event Last work recorded 1943 September
Notes Sung and spoken in English
Hard copy version record
Subject Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 -- Interviews
Howells, Herbert, 1892-1983 -- Interviews
Douglas, Roy, 1907-2015 -- Interviews
Tippett, Michael, 1905-1998 -- Interviews
Douglas, Roy, 1907-2015
Howells, Herbert, 1892-1983
Tippett, Michael, 1905-1998
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958
Piano music.
Songs (High voice) with piano.
Choruses (Mixed voices) with piano.
Orchestral music.
Vocal duets with piano.
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Choruses (Mixed voices) with orchestra, Arranged
Choruses (Mixed voices) with organ
Choruses (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Choruses (Women's voices) with piano.
Piano music (Pianos (2))
Suites (Viola and piano) -- Excerpts
Operas -- Excerpts.
Radio plays with music -- Excerpts
Choruses (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
Choruses (Mixed voices) with organ
Choruses (Mixed voices) with piano
Choruses (Women's voices) with piano
Operas -- Excerpts
Orchestral music
Piano music
Piano music (Pianos (2))
Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
Vocal duets with piano
Genre/Form Streaming audio
Arrangements (Music)
Art music
Chamber music
Art music.
Chamber music.
Arrangements (Music)
Musique savante.
Musique de chambre.
Arrangements (Musique)
Suites (Musique)
Form Streaming audio
Author Tippett, Michael, 1905-1998, speaker.
Douglas, Roy, 1907-2015, speaker.
Howells, Herbert, 1892-1983, speaker.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Britten Sinfonia, instrumentalist.
Goldstone & Clemmow, instrumentalist.
Royal Hospital (Chelsea, London, England). Chapel Choir, singer.
Joyful Company of Singers, singer.
BBC Symphony Chorus, singer.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Sirènes (Choral group), singer.
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