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Elgar & Vaughan Williams: String Orchestra Works


Release Date: 03/04/2008 
Label:  Great Recordings Of The Century   Catalog #: 756857   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarRalph Vaughan Williams

Length:  1 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia of London Orchestra,  Allegri String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
2.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia of London Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
3.
Elegy for Strings, Op. 58 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
Date of Recording: 1966 
4.
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
Date of Recording: 1966 
5.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia of London Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 
6.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia of London Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Date of Recording: 1962 

Sound Samples

Introduction and Allegro, Op.47 (2000 Remastered Version): Introduction and Allegro, Op.47
Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Remastered Version): I. Allegro piacevole: Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro piacevole
Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Remastered Version): II. Larghetto: Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Digital Remaster): II. Larghetto
Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Remastered Version): III. Allegretto - Come prima: Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 (2000 Digital Remaster): III. Allegretto - Come prima
Elegy, Op.58 (2000 Remastered Version): Elegy, Op.58
Sospiri, Op.70 (2000 Remastered Version): Sospiri, Op.70
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis: Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' (2000 Remastered Version): Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'

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