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British Composers - Vaughan Williams: Folksong Arrangements For Voice & Piano / Tear, Ledger, Et Al


Release Date: 07/22/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 16156   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsTraditionalAnonymous
Performer:  Sir Philip LedgerRobert TearHugh BeanJean Stewart,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes folksong(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Soloists: Sir Philip Ledger, Robert Tear. Includes folksong(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Soloists: Sir Philip Ledger, Robert Tear. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Folksongs from the Eastern Counties (15): The Captain's Apprentice by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2. Folksongs from the Eastern Counties (15): As I walked out by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; United Kingdom 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3. Bushes and Briars by Traditional
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
4. Geordie by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
5. Folksongs from the Eastern Counties (15): On Board a Ninety-eight by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. English Folksongs (6): The Ploughman by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; United Kingdom 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. English Folksongs (6): The Brewer by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; United Kingdom 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 
8. English Folksongs (6): Rolling in the dew by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
9. Traditional English Carols (8): no 6, The truth sent from above by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
10. Joseph and Mary by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
11. Traditional Carols from Herefordshire (12): The Saviour's Love by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12. Réveillez-vous, Picards! by Traditional
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
13. Chanson de quête by Anonymous
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
14. La Ballade du Jésus Christ by Anonymous
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
15. She's like the swallow by Traditional
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Written: Newfoundland, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
16. Folksongs from Newfoundland (15): The Morning Dew by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Robert Tear (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; United Kingdom 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
17. Folksongs from Newfoundland (15): The Maiden's Lament by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; United Kingdom 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
18. The Cuckoo by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Tear (Tenor), Sir Philip Ledger (Piano)
Written: Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
19. English Folksongs (2) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Hugh Bean (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
20. How cold the wind doth blow by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Piano), Hugh Bean (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
21. Studies (6) in English Folksong by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Jean Stewart (Viola), Daphne Ibbott (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Captain's Apprentice
As I walked out
Bushes and Briars (voice & piano)
Geordie
On Board a Ninety-Eight
The Ploughman
Rolling in the Dew
The Truth Sent from Above
Joseph and Mary (voice & piano)
The Saviour's Love
Réveillez-vous, Piccars
Chanson de quête
Ballade de Jésus Christ
She's like the swalllow
The Morning Dew
The Maiden's Lament
The Cuckoo
The Lawyer
Searching for Lambs
How cold the wind doth blow (or The Unquiet Grave)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 1. Lovely on the Water (Adagio)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 2. Spurn Point (Andante sostenuto)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 3. Van Dieman's Land (Larghetto)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 4. She borrowed some of her mother's gold (Lento)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 5. The Lady and the Dragoon (Andante tranquillo)
Six Studies in English Folk-Song (arr. viola): 6. As I walked over London Bridge (Allegro vivace)

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