Ralph Vaughan Williams: Complete Symphonies (Chandos Audio CD 5-CD Box Set)

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Department: CDs - Classical CDs: Orchestral

Publisher: Select Music

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Yvonne Kenny, soprano
Catherine Bott, soprano
Brian Rayner Cook, baritone
Roderick Elms, organ

London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Bryden Thomson, conductor

Recorded in:
St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London
7-8 April 1987, 27-28 November 1987, 16-17 December 1988, 19-22 June 1989, 9-10 October 1989, 8-9 November 1990


Contents and Reviews

A Sea Symphony (No. 1)
for soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra
I A Song for all Seas, all Ships (Moderato maestoso)
II On the Beach at Night, alone (Largo sostenuto)
III Scherzo - The Waves (Allegro brillante)
IV The Explorers
Grave e molto adagio

A London Symphony (No. 2)
I Lento - Allegro risoluto
II Lento
III Scherzo (Nocturne) - Allegro vivace
IV Andante con moto - Allegro - Epilogue

Symphony No. 8 in D minor
I Fantasia (Variazioni senza Tema)
II Scherzo alla Marcia (per stromenti a fiato)
Allegro alla Marcia
III Cavatina (per stromenti ad arco)
Lento espressivo
IV Toccata
Moderato maestoso

Pastoral Symphony (No. 3)
1 I Molto moderato
2 II Lento moderato
3 III Moderato pesante
4 IV Lento

Symphony No. 4 in F minor
5 I Allegro
6 II Andante moderato
7 III Scherzo: Allegro molto
8 IV Finale con Epilogo fugato: Allegro molto

Symphony No. 5 in D major
1 I Preludio: Moderato
2 II Scherzo: Presto misterioso
3 III Romanza: Lento
4 IV Passacaglia: Moderato

Symphony No. 6 in E minor
5 I Allegro
6 II Moderato
7 III Scherzo: Allegro vivace
8 IV Epilogue: Moderato

Sinfonia Antartica (No. 7)
1 I Prelude: Andante maestoso
2 II Scherzo: Moderato
3 III Landscape: Lento
4 IV Intermezzo: Andante sostenuto
5 V Epilogue: Alla marcia, moderato (non troppo allegro)

Symphony No. 9 in E minor
6 I Moderato maestoso
7 II Andante sostenuto
8 III Scherzo: Allegro pesante
9 IV Andante tranquillo