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The Best Of Vaughan Williams


Release Date: 06/24/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556835   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iain BurnsideRoderick WilliamsAnthony Rolfe JohnsonGraham Johnson,   ... 
Conductor:  Andrew PennyJames JuddKees BakelsPaul Daniel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTÉ Concert OrchestraDublin RTE Concert OrchestraNew Zealand Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Forty-Ninth Parallel: Prelude by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Andrew Penny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTÉ Concert Orchestra,  Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Length: 15 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Linden Lea by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iain Burnside (Piano), Roderick Williams (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
4. The wasps: Overture by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Kees Bakels
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
Length: 9 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. House of life: no 2, Silent Noon by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6. Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony": 2nd movement, On the Beach at Night, Alone by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Christopher Maltmann (Baritone)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1909; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8. The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Greed (Violin)
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Length: 15 Minutes 7 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 2 "London": 2nd Movement, Lento by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Kees Bakels
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1920; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus': no 1 by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

49th Parallel Suite: 49th Parallel: I. Prelude
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Linden Lea
Symphony No. 2, "A London Symphony": Symphony No. 2, "London": I. Lento - Allegro risoluto, molto pesante (excerpt)
The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite: The Wasps: Overture
The House of Life: No. 2. Silent Noon
5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Symphony No. 1, "A Sea Symphony": II. On the Beach at Night, alone
Fantasia on Greensleeves
The Lark Ascending

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