album

The Essential Vaughan Williams

31 songs (2 hours and 35 minutes)
Disc 1
1
The Lark Ascending, for Violin and Orchestra
Hugh Bean
14:42
2
Linden Lea - A Dorset Song
Dame Janet Baker & Gerald Moore
2:54
3
Fantasia on Greensleeves, for Flute, Harp and Strings
Sinfonia Of London & Sir John Barbirolli
4:39
4
Silent Noon (No. 2 of The House of Life)
Ian Bostridge & Julius Drake
4:18
5
English Folk Song Suite: I. March (Seventeen Come Sunday). Allegro
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
2:56
6
English Folk Song Suite: II. Intermezzo (My Bonny Boy). Andantino - Poco allegro (Scherzando)
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
2:52
7
English Folk Song Suite: III. March (Folk Songs from Somerset). Allegro - Trio
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
3:03
8
Songs of Travel: I. The Vagabond
Anthony Rolfe Johnson & David Willison
3:11
9
Serenade to Music
Soloists/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
13:17
10
On Wenlock Edge, on Texts by Alfred E. Housman: I. On Wenlock Edge (Allegro moderato)
Ian Partridge/Music Group of London
3:53
11
Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes: 2. Rhosymedre (melody by J. D. Edwards, 1805-1885) (orch. Arnold Foster)
Sir Neville Marriner
3:59
12
Five Mystical Songs: 4. The Call (baritone only)
John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra & Sir David Willcocks
2:08
13
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Sinfonia Of London & Sir John Barbirolli
16:19
Disc 2
1
The Wasps - Aristophanic Suite: Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
10:12
2
Loch Lomond (1995 Remastered Version)
London Madrigal Singers/Ian Partridge/Christopher Bishop
3:42
3
Ca' the Yowes
London Madrigal Singers/Ian Partridge/Christopher Bishop
5:12
4
Five Variants of 'Dives and Lazarus'
Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks
11:25
5
O taste and see
Ivan Sharpe/Winchester Cathedral Choir/James Lancelot/Martin Neary
1:44
6
Job - A Masque for Dancing, Scene VII:: Pavane of the Sons of the Morning
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
2:14
7
Bushes and Briars (men's voices)
Baccholian Singers of London
3:00
8
Five English Folk Songs: 5. Wassail Song (transcr. for men's voices)
Baccholian Singers of London
2:45
9
For all the saints (Sine nomine)
York Minster Choir
5:07
10
The Truth from Above (2004 Remastered Version)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
2:10
11
O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Francis Grier & Sir Philip Ledger
3:29
12
Ten Blake Songs: No. 5, The Lamb, "Little Lamb, who made thee?" (Andante con moto)
Ian Partridge & Janet Craxton
2:17
13
Sinfonia antartica: II. Scherzo (Moderato)
Norma Burrowes/London Philharmonic Choir/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
5:33
14
Orpheus with his lute (first setting)
David Daniels/Martin Katz
3:16
15
Mass in G Minor: Kyrie
King's College Choir, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
3:55
16
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: V. Choral: The blessed son of God
The Bach Choir & Sir David Willcocks
2:34
17
Come down, O Love divine (Down Ampney)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/Thomas Williamson/Stephen Cleobury
3:43
18
All people that on earth do dwell (The Old Hundredth)
King's College Choir, Cambridge/The Wallace Collection/Benjamin Bayl/Stephen Cleobury
4:56