Browse: Vaughan Williams - On Wenlock Edge
This page lists all recordings of On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958).
Cycle of 6 songs for tenor with accompaniment of piano and string quartet. Words by Houseman from A Shropshire Lad. Orchestral version exists and also version for tenor and orchestra.
Mark Padmore (tenor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)
Britten Sinfonia (members), Huw Watkins (piano), Jacqueline Shave
Edge, rather than lyrical elegance, is Mark Padmore's expressive strength, combined with his superb diction...I've never heard [the Blake Songs] come across so convincingly...Lavish praise too... — More…
Anniversary Collectors Edition
George Maran, Ivor Newton (piano), Betty Dolemore (soprano), Robert Speaight (narrator), Harry Gabb (organ)
London String Quartet, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Luton Choral Society, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Henry Wood
The sole CD premiere is the 1955 On Wenlock Edge by George Maran, a German-based American tenor - pleasant-toned enough but distinctly previous in enunciation, no match for Pears/Britten, or... — More…
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…
Peter Pears (tenor)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
The Nash Ensemble
The programme here has an identity of its own and as such is without competitors. Its 'theme' is to collect those of Vaughan Williams's songs which have something other than piano accompaniment.
On... — More…
Nigel Kennedy (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo), John Mitchinson (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Robert Tear (tenor), Thomas Allen (baritone), Julian Bream (guitar), Ulrich Heinen (cello), Malcolm Wilson, Roderick Elms and Wayne Marshall...
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson and Simon Keenlyside both have ideal voices for this repertoire - the performances are deeply felt. — More…