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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (THE BEST OF)

Composer(s):Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Artist(s)
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Film and TV Music • OrchestralVocal
Catalogue 8.556835
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


One of the leading English composers of his generation, Vaughan Williams went some way towards creating a specifically English musical idiom, influenced by his interest in folk-song yet underpinned by a personal vision and language. This is nowhere better expressed than in his superb cycle of Nine Symphonies. The ‘London’ Symphony features a rich medley of thematic material that suggests the varied life of the capital city. The Lark Ascending, which concludes this disc, is one of Vaughan Williams’s most enduringly popular compositions.


   



 

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