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Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 7 & 8 / Bakels, Bournemouth SO

Audio Samples

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 7 for soprano, small female chorus & orchestra with narrator ad lib ("Sinfonia Antarti
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 8 in D minor
>Shelley, Percy Bysshe : Prometheus Unbound
>     To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite
>Anonymous, English : Work(s)
>     There go the ships (Book of Common Prayer, Psalm 104)
>Coleridge, Samuel T. : Hymn before Sunrise, in the Vale of Chamouni, poem
>     Ye Ice falls! (poem)
>Donne, John [Author] : The Sunne Rising (spoken)
>Scott, Robert Falcon : I do not regret this journey (Message to the Public) (poem)

Album Summary

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 7 for soprano, small female chorus & orchestra with narrator ad lib ("Sinfonia Antarti
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 8 in D minor
>Shelley, Percy Bysshe : Prometheus Unbound
>Anonymous, English : Work(s)
>Coleridge, Samuel T. : Hymn before Sunrise, in the Vale of Chamouni, poem
>Donne, John [Author] : The Sunne Rising (spoken)
>Scott, Robert Falcon : I do not regret this journey (Message to the Public) (poem)
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"Mr. Bakels is clearly one of the most talented conductors on the scene today and a potential treasure for the Naxos label. Critics' Choice 1998" -American Record Guide

Brentwood Gazette
these 1996 recordings made in the Wessex Hall, Poole Arts Centre have a warmth to them which in no way diminishes the bleakness of sections of both Sinfonia Antarctica (Symphony No 7) and Symphony No 8 in D minor. This was a valuable addition to the Naxos range of recordings of British music, and worth getting whatever the price.



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Works Details

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 7 for soprano, small female chorus & orchestra with narrator ad lib ("Sinfonia Antarti
  • Performers: Lynda Russell (Soprano); Christopher Dowie (Organ)
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Running Time: 40 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1949-1952

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Symphony no 8 in D minor
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1953-1956

>Shelley, Percy Bysshe : Prometheus Unbound :: To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Waynflete Singers
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Anonymous, English : Work(s) :: There go the ships (Book of Common Prayer, Psalm 104)
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Waynflete Singers
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)

>Coleridge, Samuel T. : Hymn before Sunrise, in the Vale of Chamouni, poem :: Ye Ice falls! (poem)
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Waynflete Singers
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Period Time: Classical

>Donne, John [Author] : The Sunne Rising (spoken)
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Waynflete Singers
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Scott, Robert Falcon : I do not regret this journey (Message to the Public) (poem)
  • Conductor: Kees Bakels
  • Ensemble: Waynflete Singers
  • Notes: Wassex Hall, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset, England (09/06/1996-09/07/1996)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic