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A Portrait Of Vaughan Williams


Release Date: 02/23/1999 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 1754   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Helen RobertsSusan LynnPierre JoubertThomas Waddington,   ... 
Conductor:  William BoughtonStephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String OrchestraMedici String QuartetChrist Church Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Helen Roberts (Viola), Susan Lynn (Violin), Pierre Joubert (Violin),
Thomas Waddington (Cello)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
2.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Audrey Douglas (Harp), Margaret Campbell (Flute), Colin Lilley (Flute)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
3.
Concerto for Oboe in A minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Maurice Bourgue (Oboe)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
4.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Michael Bochmann (Violin)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
5.
The wasps: Overture by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in G minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Lewis (Cello), David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola),
Paul Robertson (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908/1921; England 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Paul Robertson (Violin), David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola),
Anthony Lewis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; England 
8.
Phantasy Quintet for Strings by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Paul Robertson (Violin), David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola),
Simon Rowland-Jones (Viola), Anthony Lewis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 
9.
Mass in G minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1921; England 
10.
Flos campi by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Roger Best (Viola)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
11.
Oxford Elegy by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Jack May (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1949; England 
12.
Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus' by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Audrey Douglas (Harp), Thomas Waddington (Cello), Susan Lynn (Violin)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
13.
Valiant for truth by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iain Simcock (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
14.
Lord, thou hast been our refuge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iain Simcock (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
15.
O taste and see by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iain Simcock (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
16.
Shakespeare Songs (3) for Chorus by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
17.
Te Deum in G major by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
18.
O clap your hands by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
19.
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
20.
The blessed Son of God by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
21.
Hodie: No sad thought his soul affright by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 

Sound Samples

Overture: The Wasps
The Lark Ascending
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Oboe Concerto: Rondo Pastorale
Oboe Concerto: Minuet And Musette
Oboe Concerto: Scherzo
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Mass in G minor: Kyrie
Mass in G minor: Gloria in Excelsis
Mass in G minor: Credo
Mass in G minor: Sanctus Osanna I - Benedictus - Osanna II
Mass in G minor: Agnus Dei
Sacred and Secular Songs: Valiant-For-Truth
Sacred and Secular Songs: The Blessed Son of God
Sacred and Secular Songs: No Sad Thought His Soul Affright
Sacred and Secular Songs: Lord, Thou Has Been Our Refuge
Sacred and Secular Songs: O Taste and See
Three Shakespeare Songs: Full Fathom Five
Three Shakespeare Songs: The Cloud-Capp'd Towers
Three Shakespeare Songs: Over Hill, Over Dale

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