Vaughan Williams Film Music vol.2

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The Film Music of Vaughan Williams vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba
Available at chandos.net

 

premiere recording in this suite
49th Parallel 38:43
Suite edited by Stephen Hogger
1 Prelude [opening titles] 2:13
2 Prologue 11:20
3 Control Room Alert 2:03
4 Hudson Bay Post 1:27
5 Looting the Store 0:46
6 Death of Kühnecke 1:57
7 Hutterite Settlement (a) Anna’s Volkslied 3:14
Emily Gray soprano
8 Hutterite Settlement (b) The Wheat Harvest 1:47
9 Winnipeg I 2:50
10 Winnipeg II 1:08
11 Nazi March 3:15
12 Indian Music I 0:29
13 Indian Music II 1:00
14 Indian Music III 0:46
15 Nazis on the run & The Lake in the Mountains 2:08
16 Prelude [closing titles] 2:12
The music for the opening and closing titles is published by Oxford University Press as ‘Prelude to the 49th Parallel’

premiere recording of complete vesion
17 The Dim Little Island 7:36
Partially reconstructed by Stephen Hogger
Moderato – Allegro moderato – Lento – Adagio
Martin Hindmarsh tenor

premiere recording in this suite
The England of Elizabeth 24:22
Suite edited by Stephen Hogger
18 I Titles. Allegro maestoso – Street scene – Countryside. 9:40
Andante tranquillo – Tudor houses. Lento – Portraits. Allegro maestoso – Elizabeth. Allegro maestoso – Hatfield – Tintern. Lento – King’s College
19 II Books. Andante con moto – Seaman. Allegro animato – 3:32
Dance. Allegro moderato – Country wedding. Allegro vivace – London. Lento
20 III Stratford. Andante tranquillo – Maps – Red Indians – 5:24
River Avon – Charlcote. Lento – Deer. Più mosso – Road to London. Allegretto – Armada. Allegro – The Aftermath. Largo sostenuto
21 IV Treasures. Allegretto (Tempo da Gavotte) – 2:14
New houses. Allegro maestoso – Yeoman interior. Allegretto tranquillo
22 V King’s College. Largo – River Avon. Andante – 3:29
Final scenes. Allegro maestoso