Browse: Vaughan Williams - Four Hymns
This page lists all recordings of Four Hymns by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958).
For tenor voice, with accompaniment of pianoforte and viola obbligato. Lord! Come Away (Bishop Jeremy Taylor); Who is this fair one? (Isaac Watts); Come love, come Lord (Crashaw); Evening Hymn (trans. from the Greek by Robert Bridges). Probably more familiar in the version with orchestral accompaniment as first performed.
Dedication: To J.S.W. (Sir Steuart Wilson).
James Gilchrist (tenor), Philip Dukes (viola), Anna Tilbrook (piano)
His sound is certainly mellifluous, his phrasing poised yet fluent, but the overall interpretation is uneven…Gilchrist deliver ‘Let Beauty Awake’ very beautifully, and the other more lyrical... — More…
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…
Dame Janet Baker & Ian Partridge
Music Group of London, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Baccholian Singers & Guildford Cathedral Choir
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. — More…
Fifty years of music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Roland Wood (baritone), Andrew Kennedy (tenor) & Nicholas Bootiman (viola)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Daniel
Clearly impressed by the Three Impressions, the RLPO and Paul Daniel perform them excellently, and the other items also. — More…