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British Music Collection - Vaughan Willliams / Boult, Lpo


Release Date: 04/13/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000213202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John [baritone (50s)] CameronIsobel BaillieMargaret RitchieJohn Gielgud,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Choir
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 6 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John [baritone (50s)] Cameron (Baritone), Isobel Baillie (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1909; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1953 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 67 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
2. Symphony no 2 "London" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1920; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1952 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 44 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
3. Symphony no 9 in E minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1958 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 34 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a brief introduction to the work by Sir Adrian Boult.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
4. Symphony no 3 "Pastoral" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Margaret Ritchie (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1952 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 34 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
5. Symphony no 5 in D major by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1943; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1953 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 36 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
6. Symphony no 4 in F minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1934; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1953 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 33 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
7. Symphony no 6 in E minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1947; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1953 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 38 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is followed by a brief statement by the composer on his sixth symphony.
This selection is a mono recording. 
8. Symphony no 7 "Sinfonia antartica" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John Gielgud (Spoken Vocals), Margaret Ritchie (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1952; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1953 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 45 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
9. Symphony no 8 in D minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Harold Parfitt (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1956 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 28 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

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