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British Composers - Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem, Etc


Release Date: 04/02/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics Special Import Catalog #: 574782   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sheila ArmstrongJohn Carol CasePeter KatinHelen Watts,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Adrian BoultMeredith DaviesSir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic ChoirAmbrosian Ladies Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

Import   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Toward the unknown region by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1906; England 
Language: English 
2.
Dona nobis pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), John Carol Case (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Language: Latin 
3.
Fantasia on the Old 104th Psalm by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Peter Katin (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Language: English 
4.
Magnificat by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Helen Watts (Alto), Christopher Hyde-Smith (Flute)
Conductor:  Meredith Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Ladies Chorus,  Orchestra Nova
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; England 
Language: Latin 
5.
Partita for Double String Orchestra by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
6.
Concerto grosso for String Orchestra by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
7.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
8.
Romance for Harmonica, Strings and Piano in D flat major by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Eric Gritton (Piano), Larry Adler (Harmonica)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
9.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Jean Pougnet (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 

Sound Samples

Toward the Unknown Region - A song for chorus and orchestra
Dona nobis pacem: I. 'Agnus Dei' (Lento) -
Dona nobis pacem: II. 'Beat! beat! drums!' (Allegro moderato) -
Dona nobis pacem: III. Reconciliation (Andantino) -
Dona nobis pacem: IV. Dirge for Two Veterans (Moderato alla marcia) -
Dona nobis pacem: V. 'The Angel of Death has been abroad' (L'istesso tempo) -
Dona nobis pacem: VI. 'O man greatly beloved'
Fantasia (quasi variazione) on the Old 104th
Magnificat
Partita for double string orchestra (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Prelude (Andante tranquillo) -
Partita for double string orchestra (1988 Digital Remaster): II. Scherzo ostinato (Presto)
Partita for double string orchestra (1988 Digital Remaster): III. Intermezzo (Homage to Henry Hall) (Andante con moto)
Partita for double string orchestra (1988 Digital Remaster): IV. Fantasia (Allegro)
Concerto grosso: I. Intrada (Largo)
Concerto grosso: II. Burlesca ostinata (Allegro moderato)
Concerto grosso: III. Sarabande (Lento)
Concerto grosso: IV. Scherzo (Allegro: tempo di valse)
Concerto grosso: V. March (A la marcia) and Reprise
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1990 Digital Remaster)
Romance in D flat for harmonica with strings and pianoforte
The Lark Ascending (2001 Digital Remaster)

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