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Top Customer Reviews: Ralph Vaughan ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5
Vaughan Williams there has been the lifelong subject of amour with Bunyan classical 'A Pilgrim' Progress'. Begin when in the first place it listens a history read like the young girl in a @@@1870s. For 1906 it composes his first music with the Bunyan subject, partorisca the dramatic production in Reigate Priory. In 1922 it was in him again, this time that composes music partorisca ome Shepherds of a Delectable Mountains', which he later incorporated to a full work, or soyorality' to the equal that prefers the call, in 1951. Some of some subjects in a work were first data an airing in a Fifth Symphony. An incidental music to a radio game, has registered here in full, has been broadcast in 1943.

Has good register of a work (EMI and Chandos), as well as ome Shepherds of a Delectable Mountains', and Hyperion has issued the register titled 'A Pilgrim' Progress - A Bunyan Sequence' in 1990, with Gentleman John Gielgud in a function of Christian (how was in 1943 radio game). Until now, this in spite of, an incidental music to a radio game is remained unavailable, like this Albion the register fill an empty of entity in a 40-history of odd year of music for RVW inspired by Bunyan masterpiece. A 'Bunyan Sequence' the register resupplies the taster, with some extracts of a game, but here partorisca some first time can listen a whole production of ninety minutes, comprising contributi for the any one found characters in a full work. A music resupplies an intriguing blend of a familiar (the tune of York of hymn and a Tallis subject, partorisca chance) with a less a lot of-known, comprising some music which does not look anywhere more. Gielgud Is inconfundible like Christian, while a course of an Evangelist is taken for V.C. Clinton-Baddeley. With Adrian Boult in a helm of an Orchestra of Symphony of the BBC and Corazón, is hard to think of any better defends partorisca this production. Of course, we have to agree that ossia the register of the 1943 emission, when broadcasting the levels have not gone also-developed to the equal that are in our digital age, but a diction of some actors is clear, and an incidental music is plentiful and skilfully integrated to a game.

A pair of short hearts of Gentleman Granville Bantock setting of a 'A Pilgrim' Progress', registered like this collected partorisca like 1929, resupplies the welcome prize. Bantock Has had always an eye partorisca a big gesture, and has not been never one to shirk defies it (testifica his complete setting of [the Rubaiyat of] Omar Khayyam), and some the extracted brief here pull any punch. 'In Praise of Famous Men', especially, is the subject splendid, and a second heart, 'A Pilgrim Now Hath Found His Gentleman', also final in the climax partorisca stir. A register is extraordinarily clear, of a music has been broadcast on done eighty-five years.

Ossia Music that all RVW followers - or of English music generally - will want to listen, and a modest prize of this 2-CD spouse the fact a lot-the value that shabby. Well fact, Albion!
4 / 5
The one who an amazing experience. A travesía adds. Have in the first place listened this bookmark in a @@@1990s when it was produced by a BBC in Navidad thinks but can be been Easter. John Pasco begun at the side Gentleman John Gielgud and has has wanted a bit other incidental interpreters. This register fill the empty and is good but wish a BBC would issue that later that record how was obviously upper in quality of sound. But it is good to listen this wonderful account of Bunyan again. Character.
5 / 5
A lot of be in accordance with some commentaries for S.H. Smith: ossia the wonderful emission - the memorable broadcast and he casualidad partorisca listen RVW the incidental music directed with radiant power for Adrian Boult. A sound is date very acceptable an age of a source. Ossia The gem partorisca dip joint to Boult register (incomparable in mine dress) of a subsequent work. A together terrific.

Top Customer Reviews: Ralph Vaughan ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
Auditors the one who there is enjoyed some premiers two volumes of Albion Vaughan Williams Folk the series of Songs will be pleased partorisca learn that a third volume is now available. For now, a format would owe that be familiarised, and the consistency is maintained for an use of some same artists throughout - Mary Drink (sop), Nicky Spence (ten), Roderick Williams (fence), and, where required, the heart of six people, with William Vann in a piano. All some interpreters spend the heat to and one comprising of a character of these songs. It is necessary eschew a esanitised' versions of folksongs in that is created to the fine art, of then is, after all, rooted in native earth; but to my alcohol a treatment dates the such gems for Vaughan Williams, Holst, Butterworth, Moeran and another, so only servants partorisca enhance his beauty. In any case, partorisca this interested in 'the real McCoy', the register is available.
A bulk of some songs in this register comprise RVW Folk the songs form some Oriental Counties, published in 1908. One or two of some dips ready already will be familiarised to some auditors by means of a composer Norfolk Rhapsodies - the apprentice of a Captain partorisca pursue that it contrasts with an insurance On board the Ninety-eight (No. Of Rhapsody 1), while A Saucy Intrepid Robber characteristic in No. Of Rhapsody 2, and Ward a Pirate and A Lincolnshire Farmer in No. Of Rhapsody 3. (A bookmark of a final Rhapsody has been lost, but know the one who tunes Vaughan Williams has used in him, and these now can be listened in David Matthews Norfolk March - Dutton CDXL 7351). Some songs in this collection resupply the cross-section of rural life in a past, that evokes several ways that diverse tragic (A Sheffield Apprentice) to a upbeat (A Stray Lady Found) and a plainly humorous (A Lincolnshire Farmer).
Following this initial banquet of folksong, is partorisca treat to some notarises them interlude in a form of Twelve Traditional Country Dances partorisca piano of only (1931). This was the adventure of joint among Vaughan Williams and Maud Karpeles the one who has collected bundle of traditional country in a lot a same way that another has collected folksongs. A history of a cure and question that a pair lavished in a project is detailed in a liner notes, and shows so only that seriously folksongs and the dances have been taken in that then - at least for Vaughan Williams and his friends.
After coming three folksongs taken of A Book of Penguin of English Folk Songs (1959) - Salisbury Plain, Banks in drenching Green ( the a bit different version duquel is used for George Butterworth in his orchestral idyll of this title), and A Basket of Eggs. Finally, of A Motherland Book of Song, Volume 3 (1919), coming to Be Three Poor Mariners and A Arethusa, in that a heart as well as a soloist of baritone is dipped to good use.
This third volume of Albion Vaughan Williams Folk the project of Songs maintains some very big levels already places, and I, for one, are with is mad about waiting for a final delivery. A liner the notes are like this very researched and like this wide that, for an end of a series, the majority of us will have the I much more fill up to comprise of a character of English folksong and folksong collecting that we first. For me, this container well each penny.

Top Customer Reviews: Ralph Vaughan ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
It was Lambert Costante (I thinks!) The one who opined that an only thing one could do with the folksong, once sung, was partorisca the sing again - but stronger! Albion Is serious that continues in of Vaughan Williams folksong arrangements, which has has achieved now his second volume (out of four), gives a lie to this pronouncement. There is so much that has been already - and will continue to be - learnt of Albion enterprising project.

1) In the first place, an excellent liner the present notes to some nomination that really @@subject - some original singers and some intrepid collectors of his songs, comprising Vaughan Williams and another of the his ilk, like Cecil Acute, Lucy Broadwood, Maud Karpeles, Sabine Baring-Gould, and a Hammond brothers. Folksong The collecting was an art in him, and has been thank you partorisca win all the classes of difficulties, any less a bashfulness of some singers (an introduction for a local vicar was often invaluable). Another question was memory . Some the old singers generally could agree some tunes, but was sometimes mistier on some words.

2) After, learns that a product polished of one fijamente - in this chance RVW - is at all like a material believed would have listened is gone in a field of operations - a unaccompanied outpourings (all the instrumentation was generally eschewed) of some men and women in some houses of wash, parco, cottages, pubs (especially), and included - alas - a workhouses. A collector would note down a tune directly of some thick uncertain voices of some singers (although it has had some fine some, also, with reputations to uphold). One treats of a estámultado' the composer was then partorisca transform them ('elevate' would be a wrong word) the timeless gems that has considered can be works of art in his own legislation.

3) This door to the third point: Those some products of composer depends a lot in his accompaniments notarises them. These really determine a character of a song, and of here of an experience partorisca listen. Britten Is arrangements very known (Hyperion CDD 22042) is not by all the world is flavour . They have been written with him and Peter Pears in view, and his society the same feeds to a (on) elaborates accompaniments of piano. In a chance of Vaughan Williams and George after friends Butterworth (Naxos ), this in spite of, is more the chance of atmosphere. A piano does not overwhelm never a vocal line, and is used often simply partorisca suggest ways or sure nuances in a narrative. Some ghosts of some old singers never are-present.

4) Can learn, also, that some individual folksongs is joined to the wide genealogy. This was unavoidable, quotes an oral tradition by means of those some songs have been transmitted on some generations. For example, a text received of a hilarious Song of Farmyard in a present CD (clues 19) resists a unmistakable alike familiarised the Copland are ' has bought me it cat' (Old American Songs, Teldec, 9031-77310-2). (Incidentally, Mary Drink the noises of farmyard are more persuasive that those of Thomas Hampson - at least in mine dress!). Again, it is instructive partorisca compare a melody of RVW is eseventeen the Sunday Comes' in an English Folksong Continuazione with a tune and time of Butterworth alternative (Naxos ) or Percy Grainger rendering (Chandos CHAN 9499).

5) Finally, would have to recognise that once a composer had dipped a text in bookmark, produced partorisca an auditor the snapshot (or auditory experience) in time. An evolution of a song in a field could continue or (more likely) dies era. An aim of collector and composer was partorisca preserve the lovely tradition - although some can compare a process partorisca maintain alive the scarce species of animal in a zoo partorisca prevent his total extinction.

A together prime minister of the songs in a present register is 'New Folk Songs of one Of the sud Appalachian Mountains. These have been collected among 1916-18 for Cecil Acute and Maud Karpeles, and places for RVW some time during a @@@1930s. At the beginning they can redden look an odd election partorisca the composer that oozed all the English things, but on listening them, is surprising so only that touch English, and some clearly have his origins here. Like this, to to the songs like 'John Randolph' (Gentleman Randal), 'Barbara Ellen' (or Allan) and 'A Carpenter of House' (A Daemon Lover, or the ghost of the lover) all have his English counterparts. A Englishness of this neighbour is had to probably to a fact that these songs were a hovered of an American community in the far part of some the USA which was remained to a large extent free of developments in some more populous zones. As they are, included could represent an earlier version of some songs that these that has continued to evolve in Big Bretagna.

A Two English Folk Songs partorisca Violin & of Voice (c. 1913) it Gives a pianist the pause and the fresh experience partorisca an auditor. A second of some songs, 'A Lawyer', is available in diverse cook for RVW and another, like Butterworth.

A final offering in this disk is 'Collected Folk Songs, Volume 1' (1917). Here, one can wish compare some actions of 'A Ploughed Painful' and soyy Chico Billy' in this CD with those for a legendary countertenor Alfred Deller in Vanguard Classics 08 5073 71.

A program in this Albion CD has been obviously has thought was with the priest adds partorisca maintain the interest of an auditor throughout. Some songs are divided in roughly of measure the same go in soprano (Mary Drink), tenor (Nicky Spence) and baritone (Roderick Williams), included when they belong to the together only, and there are duets where the particular texts leave. A pianist is William Vann and a violinist is Thomas Gould. Some levels of both interpreters and the register are flawless. A purist can say that, transfer folksongs of the his traditional rustic setting to a half of a cultured professional, something of his earthy presence is lost. This in spite of, the registers exist of the little of some original singers in action, and there is abundance more than his imitators. That can be said, this in spite of, is that, in a hand of the master musician like Vaughan Williams, such songs can be transformed the timeless gems partorisca be enjoyed both maintaining and in a future.

Top Customer Reviews: Kissing Her Hair - ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5
Mina ignored some songs were the surprise . Has-liked me a voice viril, especially in some first songs
5 / 5
Ossia an excellent CD with the very fine selection of songs for Ralph Vaughan Williams. Highly recommended to any one.
5 / 5
A beautiful CD - value a prize so only partorisca a song 'kissing his Hair'. I Like him Vaughan Williams, then of this CD is the must !!

Top Customer Reviews: Vaughan Williams: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
5 / 5
Wonderful to listen flange of Fox of Sarah - the exceptional voice but sadly does not have a lot of done register, although has a long repertoire. Take your hands in any of his registers is all utmost (or better still, take in person!)
4 / 5
This was wonderful music partorisca celebrate the Christmas sung be a Joyful Undertaken of Singers - and joyful certainly was. We touch a CD several times during Natal and has sung to the long of like this more could. A rest of a CD was new ours - premiere registers of RVW! Recommended partorisca any but especially partorisca those of us the one who loves a music of RVW.
5 / 5
Are sure is very good but are having difficult that tries to move he to the clave by heart - no in that used the the download of Mp3 of the Amazon before. It looks more complicated that using iTunes,
5 / 5
has bought to the plot of CD is of of the east closes recently. They are consistently excellent, a CD is is announced like this, very protected and a CD is usually arrive at the head of a date of delivery has expected. They are happy to recommend them.
4 / 5
Has bought like the Christmas recipient said for the give five amours any one has listened the to me so it can not comment on he
Arrived before a date of the delivery estimated and has been packed well
4 / 5
An excellent CD, Roddy Williams in shape well, embroiders RVW Carol put.
5 / 5
Has bought this for my daughter for the Christmas and there is thoroughly there be enjoyed to listen to a combination of Roderick Williams and Richard Hickox in the work that has known no.
4 / 5
A lot very sung thus heart. Bought the to learn for our own concert this Xmas. A lot very in fact.
5 / 5
A very good register. Woodbridge The choral society is singing is the 5 December 2015 and has been the help adds to learn a piece.
4 / 5
Delicious! We have expected a lot of decades for the register of RVW ballet 'In Prejudices navideño', but is cost a wait!

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: The Sky Shall Be ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
This CD is such the winner ... We owe that all be appreciated that these seldom the vocal pieces listened have been registered, and like this fantastically. A wonderful sampling of Vaughn Williams' character.