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Cat. No. CHAN 10529(3) Price: £21 No. of discs: 3
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CHAN 10529 - The Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Volumes 1, 2 and 3
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CD available From: 01 June 2009
     
 Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
     
      premiere recording in this version
      Suite from the music for the film
Scott of the Antarctic 41:12
      Edited by Stephen Hogger
      (No. 2 transcribed & orchestrated by Stephen Hogger)
      Jonathan Scott organ
1 1 Main Titles* 2:05
2 2 Prologue 1:56
3 3 Doom* 1:20
4 4 Sculpture Scene* 2:08
5 5 Ship's Departure* 1:14
6 6 Ice Floes* 4:48
7 7 Penguin Dance 0:53
8 8 Aurora* 2:54
9 9 Pony March 0:55
10 10 Blizzard 2:02
11 11 Distant Glacier 2:07
12 12 Climbing the Glacier 1:10
13 13 Scott on the Glacier* 2:23
14 14 Snow Plain* 3:11
15 15 The Return 1:41
16 16 Descending the Glacier* 2:37
17 17 The Deaths of Evans and Oates* 5:17
18 18 End Titles 2:31
      * denotes premiere recording
     
 Merryn Gamba soprano
 Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
     
Coastal Command Suite 23:43
19 1 Prelude 1:40
20 2 The Hebrides 2:06
21 3 U-boat Alert 2:54
22 4 Taking-off at Night 2:00
23 5 The Hudsons take-off from Iceland 2:21
24 6 Dawn Patrol (Quiet Determination) 4:01
25 7 Battle of the Beauforts 3:52
26 8 Finale 4:49
     
      premiere recording
27 The People's Land 13:17
      Edited by Stephen Hogger
      78:30
     
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      12 & 21 March 2002
 Producer(s)
 Brian Pidgeon (Executive)
 Ralph Couzens
 Mike George
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stephen Rinker
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
      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 version
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 Cambridge. Andante
 Chethams Chamber Choir
19 II Books. Andante con moto - Seamen. Allegro animato - 3:32
      Dance. Allegro moderato - Country wedding. Allegro vivace - London. Lento
20 III Stratford. Andante tranquillo - Maps - Red Indians - Rive Avon - Charlcote. 5:24
      Lento - Deer. Più mosso - Road to London. Allegretto - Armada. Allegro - The Aftermath. Largo sostenuto
21 IV Treasures. Allegretto (Tempo da Gavotte) - New houses. 2:14
      Allegro maestoso - Yeoman interior. Allegretto tranquillo
22 V King's College. Largo - River Avon. Andante - Final scenes. 3:29
      Allegro maestoso
      70:47
     
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      30 September-1 October 2003
 Brian Pidgeon (Executive)
 Ralph Couzens
 Stephen Rinker
     
      COMPACT DISC THREE
     
The Story of a Flemish Farm 25:08
      Suite from the film The Flemish Farm
1 1 The Flag Flutters in the Wind 2:39
2 2 Night by the Sea - Farewell to the Flag - 2:25
3 3 Dawn in the Old Barn - The Parting of the Lovers 5:45
4 4 In the Café 2:22
5 5 The Major Goes to Face his Fate - 3:12
6 6 The Dead Man's Kit - 4:23
7 7 The Wanderings of the Flag 4:21
     
      premiere recording
8 The Loves of Joanna Godden 15:13
      Music to the film
      Edited by Stephen Hogger
      Lento - Andante moderato - Allegro tranquillo - Andante - Allegro - Allegretto - Andante - Lento
 Ladies of Manchester Chamber Choir
     
      premiere recording
Bitter Springs 25:57
      Music to the film
      Composed by Vaughan Williams and Ernest Irving (1878-1953)
      Edited by Stephen Hogger
9 1&2 Main Titles and Opening Music 4:30
10 3 Rocks 2:20
11 4 First Desert 1:34
12 5 Waterhole 2:12
13 6 End of the Trek 2:45
14 7 Axes 0:29
15 8 Kangaroos 2:00
16 9 Boomerang 1:37
17 10 Housewarming 1:37
18 11 Hunters 0:39
19 12 Fire 1:46
20 13 Abos Retreat 1:16
21 14 Warragani Boy 0:40
22 15 Ma and Abos 0:55
23 16 Round Up 1:36
      66:37
     
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      22 & 23 June 2005
 Brian Pidgeon
 Mike George
 Stephen Rinker
 Celia Hutchison (Assistant)
 BBC Philharmonic
 Rumon Gamba
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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