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This page lists all recordings of On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958).

Cycle of 6 songs for tenor with accompaniment of piano and string quartet. Words by Houseman from A Shropshire Lad. Orchestral version exists and also version for tenor and orchestra.

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Anniversary Collectors Edition

George Maran, Ivor Newton (piano), Betty Dolemore (soprano), Robert Speaight (narrator), Harry Gabb (organ)

London String Quartet, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Luton Choral Society, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Henry Wood

The sole CD premiere is the 1955 On Wenlock Edge by George Maran, a German-based American tenor - pleasant-toned enough but distinctly previous in enunciation, no match for Pears/Britten, or... More…

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$7.25

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Ian Bostridge (tenor), Sarah Chang (violin)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

This set presents RVW in a slightly heretical way that will appeal to those whose RVW tastes have become jaded or for those who have, for whatever reason, been put off by the mainstream cycles.... More…

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7 CDs

$27.75

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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

John Mark Ainsley (tenor)

The Nash Ensemble

The programme here has an identity of its own and as such is without competitors. Its 'theme' is to collect those of Vaughan Williams's songs which have something other than piano accompaniment.
On... More…

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$14.75

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Sarah Chang (violin), Ian Bostridge (tenor)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

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CD

$7.25

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No digital booklet included

Sarah Chang (violin), Christopher Balmer, Ian Partridge, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, David Willison, Norma Burrowes, Sheila Armstrong, Susan Longfield, Marie Hayward (soprano), Alfreda Hodgson, Gloria Jennings, Shirley Minty, Meriel Dickinson (contralto), Bernard Dickerson, Wynford Evans, Kenneth Bowen...

2 CDs

$9.75

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Mark Padmore (tenor)

Schubert Ensemble

There's more to Padmore's performance: fine tone, a strong sense of pitch, crystal clear enunciation and a wonderful feeling for long lines. More…

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CD

$14.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Sebastian String Quartet, Salvation Army International Staff Band & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg

Although this was a live performance [of the Tudor Portraits] slips are few and there is a real feeling of a live occasion. Nell Rankin sings with real commitment as do the choir...[Young's]... More…

2 CDs

$14.75

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Peter Pears (tenor) & Dennis Brain (horn), Peter Pears (tenor) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Peter Pears (tenor) & Ann Wood (contralto), Sophie Wyss (soprano), Benjamin Britten (piano)

Boyd Neel Orchestra, Zorian String Quartet, BBC Chorus, Leslie Woodgate

a most lovely piece of singing … ‘[his] clear diction and sense of word values ensures that justice is done to both poetry and music’ More…

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$9.00

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2 CDs

$24.25

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