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Vaughan Williams - Choral Works

 Offer Vaughan Williams - Choral Works

from CDA66420, CDA66655, CDA66511 & CDA66569

Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Amanda Roocroft (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Maldwyn Davies (tenor), Anne Dawson (soprano), Linda

Kitchen (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Gwynne Howell (bass), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers...

Best has a fine sense of VW as a dramatic composer, bringing tremendous urgency to Dona Nobis Pacem and real passion to the Five Mystical Songs. Best's Serenade to Music is the original, not... More…
  • Presto Disc of the Week
    14th July 2008
  • Building a Library
    July 2017
    First Choice

4 CDs

($23.50)$18.33

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Contents:

Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

  • English Chamber Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Amanda Roocroft (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Maldwyn Davies (tenor), Anne Dawson (soprano), Linda Kitchen (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Gwynne Howell (bass), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzosoprano) & John Connell (bass)

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

  • English Chamber Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Thomas Allen (baritone)

Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi

  • English Chamber Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Nobuko Imai (viola)

Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs

  • English Chamber Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Sir Thomas Allen (baritone)

Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem

  • Corydon Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Judith Howarth (soprano) & Thomas Allen (baritone)
  • A Cantata for soprano and baritone soli, chorus and orchestra

Vaughan Williams: Four Hymns

  • Corydon Orchestra, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • John Mark Ainsley (tenor) & Matthew Souter (viola)
  • for tenor, viola and strings

Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands (Psalm 47)

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best

Vaughan Williams: Lord, Thou has been our refuge

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Sir Thomas Allen (baritone)

Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress - A Bunyan Sequence

  • The City of London Sinfonia, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Sir John Gielgud, Richard Pasco, Ursula Howells (speakers), Aidan Oliver (treble)
  • Text and music adapted by Christopher Palmer from the 1942 radio version of The Pilgrim's Progress.

Vaughan Williams: A Song of Thanksgiving

  • The London Oratory Junior Choir, Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Sir John Gielgud (speaker), Lynne Dawson (soprano) & John Scott (organ)

Vaughan Williams: Three Choral Hymns

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best

Vaughan Williams: Magnificat

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Duke Dobing (flute) & Roger Judd (organ)

Vaughan Williams: The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best
  • Bryn Terfel (baritone), Alan Opie (baritone), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Jonathan Best (bass), John Mark Ainsley (tenor) & Linda Kitchen (soprano)

Vaughan Williams: The Hundredth Psalm 'O be joyful in the Lord'

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best

Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region

  • Corydon Singers
  • Matthew Best