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Top Customer Reviews: Ralph Vaughan ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
4 / 5
Albion Registers' patronage of a music of RVW continuous in unabated. A later offering, 'Chica Justa of Beauty', resupply with the fascinating occasion partorisca compare two obviously related but in some do any very different, specifically 'A Bridal Day' and 'Epithalamion', both settings of extracts of Edmund Turn long poem in celebration of pair. 'Epithalamion, Which has been registered previously, is still any one the majority of familiar of Vaughan Williams' do, like this new register the welcome addition. This in spite of 'Epithalamion' is in fact the reworking of 'A Bridal Day' of 1938 which there has been his inspiration a lot so only in Turn poem but also in a persistence of Ursula Forest, later partorisca result RVW second woman. A two of them in the first place fulfilled in a mid-@@@1930s when Ursula has tried to involve the interest of a composer in a phase partorisca the folk-the ballet had written. It has not been a lot enthusiastic, then , undaunted, has suggested instead the work based in Epithalamion which has aroused his interest, and has drawn of him some of one the majority of overtly the ardent music has not written never. It is probably true to say that this passion has been induced so much for a new amour in his life to the equal that stops Turn text.

In an original that dips as, as in a chance of Job, Vaughan Williams labels the soyasque', (that suggests an entrance of dance and work), some forces have used of a composer is typically innovative, and comprise the speaker as well as the baritone and full heart, and the septet (quartet of serious more double-low, small/ flute, and piano). A title of a register, 'Chico Justo of Beauty', points to it partorisca me is an emotional heart of a piece (the scene SAW), sung in the first place for a baritone (in this chance Philip Smith), and then a heart. But there is abundance other utmost moments: a tired impatience of a fiancé to the equal that anticipates an arrival of his beloved (also the scene SAW), like this a lot-described in a music; a joyous choral acclamation, 'I, Hymen', the class of 'leitmotif'; and a superbly solemn 'Or thou, adds Juno' (Scene XI).

In 1957 Vaughan Williams substantially revised a work, excising all a spoken separates, rescoring partorisca orchestra of serious partorisca complete some instruments of solos, and that reduces a period for fifteen minutes. All some the better moments are retained, and included supplemented. Partorisca Chances, Stanza 15, 'Coverage ye some bells', is transferred here of a speaker to a heart that receives resounding campanological support of an orchestra. Although in his more focused form Epithalamion has not been never like this populate as 'of the strong perennials ('A Lark that Trace', a Tallis Fantasy, and like this on), took on the new lease of life, saving some better moments of 'A Bridal Day' of undeserved oblivion.

This new Albion the register resupplies a RVW gives the support with the wonderful occasion to listen he which to my knowledge is is remained unperformed of his quite muted premiere in 1953, as well as he casualidad to compare a Epithalamion action with a bit those that other available versions. Some interpreters (Joyful Undertook of Singers, Britten Symphony, with Alan Tongue that directs) is before class. Ursula Vaughan Williams (nee Forest) has insisted whenever the has not been the musician, but our recognition has to that go to his here like source of boss of inspiration for behind one the one who certainly was.
4 / 5
Another contributo exceptional, lovely to a RVW catalogue. I can not add anything to a comprehensible description for in outside that arrest to marvel in VW EXTRAORDINARY SKILL when weaving music and words. A strong action of Philip Smith in a function of baritone and the splendid speaker in John Hopkins. Some the accompanying notes are the model of his class.
4 / 5
This was the present as it can not comment on content. An order was exactly like this announced and has been received by a date has specified.
5 / 5
A lovely CD, very registered and has to that for defenders of RVW music
5 / 5
One very intriguing CD - and received like this quickly after ordering.
5 / 5
Another wonderful Albion subject of scarce music for RVW. Highly recommended. Both a speaker in a first work and a singer in some first and second works are excellent. This in spite of, would call this a version of chamber of Epithalamion. For him lusher the heart and the version of full orchestra recommends a register for Londra Philharmonic Orchestra and Bach the heart focused for David Willcocks, of 1987, with two vocal works more scarce, Merciless beauty and Four hymns.
4 / 5
Beatiful The poetry remained with lush, evocative music. Disk 1 is mesmerising largley because of speaker John Hopkins' soothing baritone and flawless phrasing. Disk 2 is also beautiful, but fault of a fire of disk 1.

Top Customer Reviews: O Magnum Mysterium ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
Such the beautiful CD with significant interpretation of some hymns navideños timeless and melodies. Especially a female soloist has the good-looking voice and exceptional vocal row

Top Customer Reviews: Weber: Euryanthe, A ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5
A disk of interesting archive with a lot of voice of my early work-in active days
5 / 5
Against a quite odd Amazon is dressed ' for 'Lynn René Bayley', 'Euryanthe' is Weber' so only by means of-the work written, so that has any espoken talked to cut. Because take any to write on a work roughly which are totally ignorant?

Lynn Clearly there is not reading a note to program neither, which explains reason a libretto takes closed unexpectedly for some critics - to a large extent of an irrelevant fact that the past to be writing by the woman! Weber Was happy with him and like this has to be. A penny-in-the-empty dissing of this excellent operatic phase is no longer acceptable.

Although an Amazon is spectator ' correctly remarks a quality of three of some actions, entirely ignores a wonderful two villains of a piece, touched with wonderful trenchant class for Otakar Kraus and Marianne Schech. It adds him the Sutherland Euryanthe and Vroon is fantastically lyrical Adolar, and (in spite of some once run traditional) has the enormous winner!

Nimbus Has any 'has improved a lot a touched, which was of the matchless source in a first place, a collection of Itter of Richard. It is Amazon of the time has paid real experts to revise produced properly.

Top Customer Reviews: Kathleen Ferrier ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
5 / 5
I complain it I am not quite old to having listened Ferrier alive and there is always felt that a microphone a lot perfectly takes a sound likes described by that has had to privilege. This disk comes some way to correct that, a heat and the beauty come by means of some basic register a lot well. Also it is that it interests to have some of the his less known good repertoire available also although a Rubbra is, for me, enough the second joins. I have considered for some time yes honradamente would have to that give a disk four stars like the majority of some accompaniments is quite pedestrian but people those who consider to buy will do it like this paralización Ferrier and is five stars all a way..
4 / 5
This CD is the welcome addition to that it has to it Kathleen Ferriers was dipped. Some actions are excellent and to have an improvement in of the original emissions and of the actions 'new' of previously unreleased the elements is very welcome
4 / 5
is always stunningly well. Some of his songs are like liquid emotion this in spite of with the very English character with the row of grace, liveliness, delicacy, dignity and playfulness that for me is unmatched. A joy to listen.
5 / 5
A REAL MEMORY OF A lot of I HAPPY EVENINGS that LISTENS KATHLEEN FERRIER IN THE RADIO
4 / 5
exactly to the equal that have expected... Wonderful
4 / 5
compraventa essential unpublished A lot of for any admirer of Ferrier.unla The downloads of Mp3 is more than pertinent date an age of some registers that no estimate like alvation def' as comprise it. Had this CD been transcribed of elepé like this originally issued, or still of @@@1940s 78s, would have gone for a CD.
4 / 5
Ossia To good sure the soyust spent' for Kathleen Ferrier defenders (taste) but perhaps is not partorisca of you if any like to him his unusual voice. My favourite clues are 'Wanderer Nachtlied' for Schubert (which control of breathes fantastic!), A cycle of song for Edmund Rubbra & also 'the amour is the Asturian' for Parry (sadly ossia a so only follow which looks Gerald Moore ). Next month or next year, will have different favourite clues, am sure.

'The amour is the Asturian' agree me other lovely English composers of one was same, like Quilter, Finzi, or Gurney.
5 / 5
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