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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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Vaughan Williams

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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$6.50

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On Wenlock Edge

James Gilchrist (tenor), Anna Tilbrook (piano), Michael Cox (flute), Gareth Hulse (cor anglais)

Fitzwilliam String Quartet

Gilchrist's bright, ringing tenor voice is compelling from the first note, but it's the range of expression and unaffected musicality that leave the lasting impression More…

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SACD

$14.75

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Sarah Chang (violin), Ian Bostridge (tenor)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

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CD

$6.50

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No digital booklet included

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge & Ten Blake Songs

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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$13.75

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Vaughan Williams: Songs

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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 Offer Simon Rattle - The CBSO Years

Felicity Palmer (soprano), Ameral Gunson (mezzo-soprano), John Mitchinson (tenor), Malcolm King (bass), Jane Parker-Smith (organ), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Elisabeth Söderström (soprano), Robert Tear (tenor), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Peter Donohoe (piano), Alison Hargan (soprano), Mary...

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Vaughan Williams - On Wenlock Edge

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

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This release includes a digital booklet

The English Song Series Volume 3 - Vaughan Williams 1

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)

Duke Quartet

Anthony Rolfe Johnson and Simon Keenlyside both have ideal voices for this repertoire - the performances are deeply felt. More…

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$7.25

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2 CDs

$24.50

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Peter Pears – The Decca Premieres

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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