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Vaughan Williams: The Complete Symphonies

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Sarah Chang (violin)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

This set presents RVW in a slightly heretical way that will appeal to those whose RVW tastes have become jaded or for those who have, for whatever reason, been put off by the mainstream cycles.... More…

7 CDs

$28.50

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No digital booklet included

Contents

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso)

Work length1:11:05
$19.50
$25.50
  • Dame Felicity Lott (soprano), Jonathan Summers (baritone)
  • London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1989-03-21
  • Recording Venue: 19-21 March 1989, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Behold the sea itself (chorus)

Track length3:21
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Today a rude brief recitative (baritone & chorus)

Track length5:21
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Flaunt out, O sea, your separate flags of nations (soprano & chorus)

Track length3:09
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Token of all brave captains (chorus)

Track length4:48
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A pennant universal (baritone, soprano & chorus)

Track length4:08
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On the beach, at night, alone (baritone & semi-chorus)

Track length3:52
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A vast similitude interlocks all (baritone & chorus)

Track length8:12
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A Sea Symphony: III. Scherzo: The Waves (Allegro brillante)

Track length7:57
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O vast Rondure, swimming in Space (chorus)

Track length4:17
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Down from the gardens of Asia descending (chorus)

Track length7:32
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O we can wait no longer (baritone & soprano)

Track length5:53
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O thou transcendent (soprano, baritone & chorus)

Track length3:47
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Greater than stars or suns (chorus, soprano & baritone)

Track length1:36
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Sail forth (chorus, soprano & baritone)

Track length3:07
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O my brave Soul (soprano, baritone & chorus)

Track length4:05
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 'A London Symphony'

Work length49:33
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1986-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 8-9 October 1986: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Lento - Allegro risoluto (molto pesante)

Track length15:21
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II. Lento

Track length12:13
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III. Scherzo (Nocturne): Allegro vivace

Track length7:34
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IV. Andante con moto - Maestoso alla marcia (quasi lento) - Allegro - Maestoso alla marcia (alla I) - Epilogue (Andante sostenuto)

Track length14:25
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Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Work length16:23
Album only
Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1986-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 9 October 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3 'A Pastoral Symphony'

Work length39:00
Album only
Album only
  • Amanda Roocroft (soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1996-12-18
  • Recording Venue: 16-18 December 1996 / The Colosseum, Watford

I. Molto moderato

Track length10:19
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II. Lento moderato

Track length9:25
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III. Moderato pesante - Presto

Track length7:26
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IV. Lento - Moderato maestoso

Track length11:50
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Work length32:57
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1996-12-18
  • Recording Venue: 16-18 December 1996: The Colosseum, Watford

I. Allegro

Track length8:41
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II. Andante moderato

Track length10:10
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III. Scherzo (Allegro molto) -

Track length5:27
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IV. Finale (Allegro molto) con epilogo fugato (Con anima)

Track length8:39
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 in D major

Work length43:06
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1994-12-18
  • Recording Venue: 17-18 December 1994: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Preludio (Moderato - Allegro - Tempo I)

Track length12:38
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II. Scherzo (Presto misterioso)

Track length5:33
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III. Romanza (Lento)

Track length13:29
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Album only

IV. Passacaglia (Moderato - Allegro - Tempo promo - Tempo del Preludio)

Track length11:26
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Album only

Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1

Work length11:36
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1994-12-18
  • Recording Venue: 17 & 18 December 1994, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Work length13:33
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  • Sarah Chang (violin)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1994-12-18
  • Recording Venue: 17 & 18 December 1994, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 in E minor

Work length33:06
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1997-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 13 & 14 December 1997 / The Colosseum, Watford

I. Allegro -

Track length7:37
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II. Moderato -

Track length8:58
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III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) -

Track length6:14
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IV. Epilogue (Moderato)

Track length10:17
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Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country

Work length13:57
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1997-12-17
  • Recording Venue: 13 & 14 December 1997, the Colosseum, Watford

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge

Work length21:25
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  • Ian Bostridge (tenor)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1997-12-14
  • Recording Venue: 13 & 14 December 1997 / The Colosseum, Watford

I. On Wenlock Edge

Track length3:51
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II. From far, from eve and morning

Track length2:04
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III. Is my team ploughing?

Track length3:47
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IV. Oh, when I was in love with you

Track length0:44
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V. Bredon Hill

Track length7:37
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VI. Clun

Track length3:22
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7 'Sinfonia antartica'

Work length41:35
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Album only
  • Sheila Armstrong (soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 1984-11-29
  • Recording Venue: 28-29 November 1984: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Prelude (Allegro maestoso)

Track length10:15
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II. Scherzo (Moderato)

Track length6:28
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III. Landscape (Lento)

Track length10:58
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IV. Intermezzo (Andante sostenuto)

Track length5:46
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V. Epilogue (Alla marcia)

Track length8:08
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 8 in D minor

Work length30:39
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Album only
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 2000-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 April 2000 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Fantasia (Variazioni senza Tema)

Track length11:22
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II. Scherzo alla marcia per stromenti a fiato

Track length3:39
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III. Cavatina per stromenti ad arco

Track length9:45
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IV. Toccata

Track length5:53
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 9 in E minor

Work length36:29
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  • Ann McAneney (flugelhorn)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Recorded: 2000-04-15
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 April 2000 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Moderato maestoso

Track length10:06
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II. Andante sostenuto

Track length7:56
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III. Scherzo (Allegro pesante)

Track length5:31
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IV. Andante tranquillo

Track length12:56
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