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This page lists all recordings of Ten Blake Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958).

For voice and oboe.

Infant Joy; A Poison Tree; The Piper; London (oboe tacet); The Lamb; The Shepherd (oboe tacet); Ah! Sunflower; Cruelty has a human heart; The Divine Image (oboe tacet); Eternity. Eight of these songs were used for the film. The Vision of William Blake, produced in commemoration of the bicentenary of Blake's birth in 1957.

Dedication: To Wilfred Brown and Janet Craxton.

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Mark Padmore (tenor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)

Britten Sinfonia (members), Huw Watkins (piano), Jacqueline Shave

Edge, rather than lyrical elegance, is Mark Padmore's expressive strength, combined with his superb diction...I've never heard [the Blake Songs] come across so convincingly...Lavish praise too... More…

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SACD

($14.75) $11.06

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This release includes a digital booklet

CD

$14.75

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No digital booklet included

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…

No digital booklet included

Lajos Lencses (oboe), Andreas Weller (tenor), Emily Körner (violin), Paul Pesthy (viola), Ansgar Schneider (cello)

Budapest Strings, Béla Báinfalvi

CD

$14.75

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James Bowman (counter-tenor), Paul Goodwin (oboe d'amore), Tina Grunberg (violin)

Downshire Players of London, Peter Ash

CD

$16.00

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