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Vaughan Williams A London Symphony

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£12.99

Released On
14th Nov 2011

Product Code
CD HLL 7529

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Composer
Vaughan Williams

Conductor
Sir Mark Elder

Soloists/Artists
Stéphane Rancourt, Oboe

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
(1872–1958)
SYMPHONY NO.2, ‘A LONDON SYMPHONY’

1. I Lento – allegro risoluto 14 . 45
2. II Lento 10 . 42
3. III Scherzo (Nocturne). Allegro vivace 7 . 17
4. IV Finale – Epilogue 13 . 17

RECORDED 14 OCTOBER 2010, LIVE IN THE BRIDGEWATER HALL, MANCHESTER

CONCERTO IN A minor for OBOE and STRINGS
5. I Rondo pastorale (allegro moderato) 7 . 20
6. II Minuet and Musette (allegro moderato) 2 . 44
7. III Finale (Scherzo) Presto – lento – presto 9 . 12

RECORDED 23 JUNE 2010, IN BBC STUDIO 7, NEW BROADCASTING HOUSE, MANCHESTER

‘Elder brought out exactly the right sound from the orchestra … the passages of hobgoblin mystery that stalk through the Scherzo had a kind of Shakespearian earthiness.’

The Daily Telegraph on the Hallé’s performance of A London Symphony