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Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (1920 Version) - Elizabeth Watts (soprano); Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano); Mary Bevan (soprano); Royal College Of Music Brass Ensemble;...
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  1. Symphony No. 2 in G major ("A London Symphony")
  2. Sound Sleep ("Some are laughing, some are weeping"), song for female chorus & piano
  3. Orpheus with his Lute, song for voice & piano
  4. Variations for brass band

Ralph Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, otherwise known as the Symphony No. 2 in G major, was composed between 1911 and 1913, and premiered in 1914. After the score was lost in the mail, reconstructed from the short score and orchestral parts, and revised twice, the symphony was published at last in 1920, though it was ultimately replaced by the definitive version in 1936, with cuts to the about 20 minutes of the original material. This recording by Martyn Brabbins and the BBC Symphony Orchestra presents the 1920 version ...

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (1920 Version) 2017, Hyperion

UPC: 034571281902

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