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Vaughan Williams, Alwin, Bowen, Parry: Orchestral Works - Micaela Haslam (soprano); Roderick Elms (organ); London Chorus (choir, chorus); BBC Concert Orchestra; John Wilson (conductor)
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  1. Overture in the Form of a Serenade, for voice, chorus & orchestra ("Men of Gloucester")
  2. Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue, for orchestra
  3. Eventide, for organ & orchestra, Op. 69
  4. Prelude, for orchestra
  5. Blackdown, a tone poem from the Surrey Hills, for orchestra
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  1. Overture in the Form of a Serenade, for voice, chorus & orchestra ("Men of Gloucester")
  2. Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue, for orchestra
  3. Eventide, for organ & orchestra, Op. 69
  4. Prelude, for orchestra
  5. Blackdown, a tone poem from the Surrey Hills, for orchestra
  6. Peter Pan Suite, for orchestra
  7. Ad Infinitum, a satire for orchestra
  8. Hypatia, incidental music for orchestra
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Neither the most ardent fan of 20th century English orchestral music, or even, one suspects, the composers themselves, would count the works on this 2010 Dutton disc by John Wilson and the BBC Concert Orchestra as among their best. The best-known composer has the least remarkable work; Vaughan Williams' very early and previously unrecorded Heroic Elegy & Triumphal Epilogue is evidence of the composer's youthful fling with Wagner, but vast and monumental as it is, the work fails to express the composer's own voice. The best ...

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Vaughan Williams, Alwin, Bowen, Parry: Orchestral Works 2010, Dutton Vocalion

UPC: 765387723729

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Vaughan Williams, Alwin, Bowen, Parry: Orchestral Works 2010, Dutton Vocalion

UPC: 765387723521

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