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British Composers - Vaughan Williams: Symphonies no 4-6, Oboe Concerto, etc / Gibson, Royal PO, et al

Album Summary

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The wasps
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Concerto for Oboe in A minor
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 4 in F minor
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 5 in D major
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 6 in E minor
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Heading up the four titles in the new Vaughan Williams series from EMI is this 2-CD set featuring the first general CD release of the Fifth Symphony with the RPO conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson, and the Sixth with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Paavo Berglund, as well as Berglund’s muscular account of the Fourth Symphony with the RPO. An added bonus is the legendary Tallis Fantasia recorded by Constantin Silvestri inWinchester Cathedral in 1967.

Two CD set. Title: Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos. 4-6 etc. Composer is Ralph Vaughan Williams. Artists Paavo Berglund and Sir Alexander Gibson. Fantasia On A Theme by Thomas Tallis.



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Works Details

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The wasps
  • Performers: Gerald Jarvis (Violin); Robert Growcott (Violin); Allan Turner (Cello); Cedric Morgan (Viola)
  • Conductor: Constantin Silvestri
  • Running Time: 8 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1909

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Performers: Gerald Jarvis (Violin); Robert Growcott (Violin); Allan Turner (Cello); Cedric Morgan (Viola)
  • Conductor: Constantin Silvestri
  • Running Time: 16 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Concerto for Oboe in A minor
  • Performer: John Williams (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 17 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1944

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 4 in F minor
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1979-10/30/1979)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1931-1934

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 5 in D major
  • Conductor: Alexander Gibson
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/25/1982-05/26/1982)
  • Running Time: 39 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1938-1943

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 6 in E minor
  • Conductor: Paavo Berglund
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Kingsway Hall, London, England (06/17/1974-06/18/1974)
  • Running Time: 36 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1944-1947