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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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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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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. 

Customer Reviews

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 Boult does it right! May 14, 2014 By R. Pavlic (Wallington, NJ) See All My Reviews "Always liked Vaughn Williams....waited for the right collection. This is the one. Very bright and masterful. ps also liked the comments by Mr. Boult" Report Abuse
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