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English Song Series 3 - Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge, Five Mystical Songs


Release Date: 02/18/2003 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557114   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon KeenlysideGraham JohnsonLouisa FullerAnthony Rolfe Johnson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1.
English Folksongs (2): no 2, The Lawyer by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano), Louisa Fuller (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
Language: English 
2.
The Splendour Falls by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1896; England 
Language: English 
3.
Poems (4) by Fredegond Shove: no 4, The water mill by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1922; England 
Language: English 
4.
Last Songs (4): no 2, Tired by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Language: English 
5.
House of life: no 2, Silent Noon by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; England 
Language: English 
6.
English Folksongs (2): no 1, Searching for lambs by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Louisa Fuller (Violin), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
Language: English 
7.
Poems (3) by Walt Whitman: no 1, Nocturne by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1925; England 
Language: English 
8.
Poems (3) by Walt Whitman: no 3, Joy, Shipmate, Joy! by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1925; England 
Language: English 
9.
Mystical Songs (5) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Graham Johnson (Piano), Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Language: English 
10.
On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: England (1908 - 1909). 
11.
Dirge for Fidele by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
Language: English 
12.
It was a lover and his lass by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; England 
Language: English 
13.
Hymns (4) for Tenor, Viola and Strings: no 1, Lord! come away! by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John Metcalfe (Viola), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; England 
Language: English 
14.
Hymns (4) for Tenor, Viola and Strings: no 3, Come Love, come Lord by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Graham Johnson (Piano), John Metcalfe (Viola)
Language: English 

Sound Samples

It was a Lover and his Lass
The Lawyer
The Splendour Falls
The Water Mill
Tired
Silent Noon
Searching for Lambs
Nocturne
Joy, Shipmate, Joy!
Lord, come away
Come Love, come Lord
5 Mystical Songs: Easter
5 Mystical Songs: I got me flowers
5 Mystical Songs: Love bade me welcome
5 Mystical Songs: The call
5 Mystical Songs: Antiphon
On Wenlock Edge
On Wenlock Edge: From far, from eve and morning
On Wenlock Edge: Is my team ploughing?
On Wenlock Edge: Oh, when I was in love with you
On Wenlock Edge: Bredon Hill
On Wenlock Edge: Clun
Dirge for Fidele

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