Vaughan Williams: The Water Mill

This page lists all recordings of The Water Mill, by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) on CD & download (MP3 & FLAC). Generally, more recent releases are listed first, but with priority given to those that are in stock.

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The English Song Series Volume 3 - Vaughan Williams 1

The English Song Series Volume 3 - Vaughan Williams 1

Vaughan Williams:

Searching for Lambs

Whispers of Heavenly Death (No. 2 from Three Whitman Nocturnes)

Joy, Shipmate, Joy!

Lord, come away

Come Love, come Lord

Five Mystical Songs

On Wenlock Edge

Dirge for Fidele

It was a Lover and his Lass

The Lawyer

The splendour falls

The Water Mill


Silent Noon

“Anthony Rolfe Johnson and Simon Keenlyside both have ideal voices for this repertoire - the performances are deeply felt.” David Smith, Presto Classical, June 2014

Naxos English Song Series - 8557114



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Vaughan Williams & Warlock

Vaughan Williams & Warlock

Vaughan Williams:

Four Hymns

Merciless Beauty

The Water Mill

The New Ghost

Ten Blake Songs

On Wenlock Edge


Capriol Suite

Neville Dilkes


The Curlew

Bethlehem Down

I saw a fair maiden


Where riches is everlastingly

The Shrouding of the Duchess of Malfi

The Lady's Birthday

Pretty Ring Time

Autumn Twilight

Captain Stratton's Fancy

“Classic 1970s recordings by the Partridge siblings, and such luminaries as Janet Craxton. On Wenlock Edge - chamber version - still sounds excellent, while the Warlock disc is distinctly special.” BBC Music Magazine, March 2010 *****

Warner Classics British Composers - 9689392

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English Song

English Song


Oh dear, what can the matter be?

Berkeley, L:

Lay your sleeping head, my love


Early one Morning

The foggy, foggy dew

Now the leaves are falling fast (from On This Island)

Tell me the truth about love (from Cabaret Songs)

The Choirmaster's Burial (No. 5 from Winter Words)

Coates, E:

The Grenadier

The Young Lover

Betty and Johnny

Rise up and reach the stars

Gibbs, C A:

The Bells

Ann's Cradle Song

As I Lay in the Early Sun

The Cherry Tree



Now in these fairylands

The dream-city

Margrete's Cradle Song

The Heart Worships

Lehmann, L:

Cherry Ripe

Mustard and Cress

The Lily of a Day

Henry King


Take, O take those lips away

Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)

Love calls through the summer night

I will go with my father a-ploughing


Fain would I change that note

In summer-time on

The lads in their hundreds

Among the rocks


A Soft Day

Irish Skies


The Rio Grande (Capstan Shanty)

Theodore, or the Pirate King

A Long Time Ago (Hilliard's Shanty)

Vaughan Williams:

It was a lover and his lass

The Water Mill

On Wenlock Edge

The Call (No. 4 from Five Mystical Songs)

Silent Noon


Wapping Old

Long Steel Grass

Tango - Pasodoble

Popular Song from 'Façade'

Beatriz's Song


Peter Warlock's Fancy

The Frostbound Wood


A Sad Song


Bethlehem Down

Naxos - 8557559-60

(CD - 2 discs)


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English Songs

English Songs

Butterworth, G:

A Shropshire Lad - six songs


The Song of Soldiers


King David

Vaughan Williams:

The Water Mill

Songs of Travel

The Call (No. 4 from Five Mystical Songs)

Orpheus With His Lute

Linden Lea

Shura Gehrman (bass), Adrian Farmer (piano)

Recorded at Wyastone Leys on 12th June 1980, 12th May 1981

Nimbus - NI5033



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Dreams and Fancies

Dreams and Fancies

Favourite Songs in English



Clarke, Rebecca:

The Seal Man

The Aspidistra


Twilight Fancies


The Cloths of Heaven, Op. 30/3

Gibbs, C A:


Five Eyes



Head, M:

The Little Road to Bethlehem




King David


Come Sing and Dance


If there were Dreams to Sell

Nelson, H:

Dirty Work


Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)


The Monkey's Carol

Sullivan, A:

Orpheus with his Lute

Vaughan Williams:

Silent Noon

The Water Mill


The Fox

Jillian of Berry

The First Mercy

The Night

Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)

CRD - CRD3473



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