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Albion archive recordings of Ralph Vaughan Williams / Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Author/Creator:
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 composer, speaker.
Publication:
[United Kingdom] : Albion, [2012]
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library.
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Standardized Title:
Works. Selections
Subjects:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Musical settings.
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936 -- Musical settings.
Skelton, John, 1460?-1529 -- Musical settings.
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.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Form/Genre:
Streaming audio.
System Details:
digital
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).
Participant:
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:
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.
Hard copy version record.
Contributor:
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.
Salvation Army. International Staff Band, instrumentalist.
Sebastian String Quartet, instrumentalist.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, singer.
Contains:
Container of: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. On Wenlock edge.
Container of: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Merciless beauty.
Container of: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes, organ; arranged.
Container of: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Tudor portraits.
Other format:
Source record: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Works. Selections. Albion archive recordings of Ralph Vaughan Williams.
OCLC:
966640312
Publisher Number:
GBSMP1200001
GBSMP1200002
GBSMP1200003
GBSMP1200004
GBSMP1200005
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GBSMP1200007
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GBSMP1200010
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GBSMP1200014
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GBSMP1200041
ALBCD014 Albion
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