7 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2003-01-07Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"; A London Symphony (Symphony no 2) (Original 1913 version); Symphony no 8 in D minor; English Folk Song Suite; Symphony no 3 for soprano or teno...
Performers: Balmain, Ian; Balmer, Christopher; Barlow, Alison; Bell, David [Organ]; Benedict, Roger; Black, Nigel; Chambers, Colin; Hargan, Alison; Jones, Mair; Nolan, David; Rodgers, Joan; Shimell, William; Sma...
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Handley's performances can withstand comparison with the very best.. ..these consistently idiomatic readings will provide many hours of pleasurable listening.'