Vaughan Williams – Complete Symphonies

The Lark Ascending, Tallis Fantasia, On Wenlock Edge

7 CDs Box Set

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Bernard Haitink

Warner Classics, 2013

Description

Vaughan Williams: Complete Symphonies – Tracklist

Disc 1

1. A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Behold the sea itself (chorus
2. A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Today a rude brief recitative
3. A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Flaunt out, O sea, your separ
4. A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Token of all brave captains (
5. A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): A pennant universal (baritone
6. A Sea Symphony, II. On the Beach at Night, Alone (Largo sostenuto): On the beach, at night, alone (b
7. A Sea Symphony, II. On the Beach at Night, Alone (Largo sostenuto): A vast similitude interlocks all
8. A Sea Symphony: III. Scherzo: The Waves (Allegro brillante)
9. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): O vast Rondure, swimmi
10. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): Down from the gardens
11. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): O we can wait no longe
12. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): O thou transcendent (s
13. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): Greater than stars or
14. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): Sail forth (chorus, so
15. A Sea Symphony, IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio – Andante cono moto): O my brave Soul (sopra

Disc 2

1. A London Symphony: I. Lento – Allegro risoluto (molto pesante)
2. A London Symphony: II. Lento
3. A London Symphony: III. Scherzo (Nocturne): Allegro vivace
4. A London Symphony: IV. Andante con moto – Maestoso alla marcia (quasi lento) – Allegro – Maestoso al
5. Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Disc 3

1. A Pastoral Symphony (No. 3): I. Molto moderato
2. A Pastoral Symphony (No. 3): II. Lento moderato
3. Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3): III. Moderato pesante – Presto
4. Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3): IV. Lento – Moderato maestoso
5. Symphony No. 4 in F Minor: I. Allegro
6. Symphony No. 4 in F Minor: II. Andante moderato
7. Symphony No. 4 in F Minor: III. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
8. Symphony No. 4 in F Minor: IV. Finale con Epilogo fugato (Allegro molto – Con anima)

Disc 4

1. Symphony No. 5 in D Major: I. Preludio (Moderato – Allegro – Tempo I)
2. Symphony No. 5 in D Major: II. Scherzo (Presto misterioso)
3. Symphony No. 5 in D Major: III. Romanza (Lento)
4. Symphony No. 5 in D: IV. Passacaglia (Moderato – Allegro – Tempo promo – Tempo del Preludio)
5. Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1 in E Minor
6. The Lark Ascending

Disc 5

1. Symphony No. 6 in E minor: I. Allegro –
2. Symphony No. 6 in E minor: II. Moderato –
3. Symphony No. 6 in E minor: III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) –
4. Symphony No. 6 in E minor: IV. Epilogue (Moderato)
5. In the Fen Country – Symphonic Impression
6. On Wenlock Edge: I. On Wenlock Edge
7. On Wenlock Edge: II. From far, from eve and morning
8. On Wenlock Edge: III. Is my team ploughing?
9. On Wenlock Edge: IV. Oh, when I was in love with you
10. On Wenlock Edge: V. Bredon Hill
11. On Wenlock Edge: VI. Clun

Disc 6

1. Sinfonia antartica (No. 7): I. Prelude (Allegro maestoso)
2. Sinfonia antartica (No. 7): II. Scherzo (Moderato)
3. Sinfonia antartica (No. 7): III. Landscape (Lento)
4. Sinfonia antartica (No. 7): IV. Intermezzo (Andante sostenuto)
5. Sinfonia antartica (No. 7): V. Epilogue (Alla marcia)

Disc 7

1. Symphony No. 8 in D minor: I. Fantasia (Variazioni senza Tema)
2. Symphony No. 8 in D minor: II. Scherzo alla marcia per stromenti a fiato
3. Symphony No. 8 in D minor: III. Cavatina per stromenti ad arco
4. Symphony No. 8 in D minor: IV. Toccata
5. Symphony No. 9 in E minor: I. Moderato maestoso
6. Symphony No. 9 in E minor: II. Andante sostenuto
7. Symphony No. 9 in E minor: III. Scherzo (Allegro pesante)
8. Symphony No. 9 in E minor: IV. Andante tranquillo