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Author Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.

Title On Wenlock edge [sound recording] ; Songs of travel / Vaughan Williams.

Imprint [Hollywood, CA] : Angel Digital, c1984


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 GDL Brand Library Record    D VAUG ST A89LP (S)    Available
Description 1 sound disc (43 min.) : 33 1/3 rpm, stereo., digital processed ; 12 in.
Note Song cycles with orchestra acc.; originally with piano acc. The 1st work in its entirety, and 3 songs of the 2nd cycle orchestrated by the composer; the remainder, by Roy Thomas, utilizing the same instrumentation.
Words of the 1st cycle from A.E. Housman's Shropshire lad; words of the 2nd, from R.L. Stevenson's Poems of travel.
Program notes by Michael Kennedy on container; song texts ([2] p. ; 29 cm.) inserted.
Contents On Wenlock Edge (On Wenlock edge ; From far, from eve and morning ; Is my team ploughing? ; Oh, when I was in love with you ; Bredon Hill ; Clun) -- Songs of travel (The vagabond ; Let beauty awake ; The roadside fire ; Youth and love ; In dreams ; The infinite shining heavens ; Whither must I wander? ; Bright is the ring of words ; I have trod the upward and the downward slope)
Performer Robert Tear, tenor (1st work) ; Thomas Allen, baritone (2nd work) ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ; Simon Rattle, conductor.
Subject Song cycles.
Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra.
Added Author Tear, Robert. Performer.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- Performer.
Rattle, Simon, 1955- Performer.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Songs of travel; arr.
Added Title Songs of travel.
On Wenlock edge; arr.
Music No. DS-38089 Angel Digital

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