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Author Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.

Title Epithalamion ; Merciless beauty ; Four hymns [sound recording] / Vaughan Williams.

Imprint Hayes, Middlesex : EMI, p1987.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C VAUG EPI W69CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 005412
Note 1st work: Secular cantata for baritone, chorus, solo flute, piano and string orchestra, text by Edmund Spenser. 2nd work: three rondels for tenor and string trio, text attributed to Chaucer. 3rd work: four hymns for tenor, solo viola and strings.
Sung in English.
Compact disc.
Durations: 32:11 ; 7:26 ; 15:20.
Texts and notes in English (15 p.) in container ; last hymn text translated from Greek.
Contents Epithalamion -- Merciless beauty -- Four hymns: Lord! come away ; Who is this fair one? ; Come Love, come Lord ; Evening hymn.
Performer Stephen Roberts, baritone ; Philip Langridge, tenor ; and other soloists and instrumentalists ; Bach Choir ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Sir David Willcocks, conductor.
Event Recorded in No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London: 1st work, 15-17 Apr. 1986 ; 2nd work, 28 May 1986 ; 3rd work, 8 Apr. 1987.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Musical settings.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Musical settings.
Cantatas, Secular.
Sacred songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Song cycles.
Added Author Roberts, Stephen, 1949-. Performer.
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010- Performer.
Willcocks, David, 1919- Conductor.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Hymns, tenor, viola, piano, arr. 1987.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Epithalamion. 1987.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Merciless beauty. 1987.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599.
Bach Choir (London, England) Performer.
London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Epithalamion.
Merciless beauty.
Music No. CDC 7 47769 2 EMI

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