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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8


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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

  Symphony No. 7, "Sinfonia antartica"
1.   I. Prelude: Andante maestoso - Lento - Poco animato - Piu mosso - Tranquillo - Andante... - Largamente 00:09:53
2.   II. Scherzo: Moderato 00:05:33
3.   III. Landscape: Lento - 00:10:59
4.   IV. Intermezzo: Andante sostenuto - Allegretto - Pesante - Tempo primo tranquillo 00:06:16
5.   V. Epilogue: Alla marcia, moderato (non troppo allegro) - Andante maestoso 00:08:06
  Symphony No. 8 in D Minor
6.   I. Fantasia: Moderato - Presto - Andante... - Allegretto - Andante... - Allegro... - Andante... - Largamente - Tempo I 00:10:56
7.   II. Scherzo alla Marcia (per stromenti a fiato): Allegro alla marcia - Andante - Tempo primo 00:03:53
8.   III. Cavatina (Per stromenti ad arco): Lento espressivo 00:08:49
9.   IV. Toccata: Moderato maestoso 00:05:12
  Movement superscriptions for Sinfonia antartica
10.   I. Prelude: 'To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite' (Shelley: Prometheus Unbound) 00:00:37
11.   II. Scherzo: 'There go the ships' (Book of Common Prayer, Psalm 104) 00:00:12
12.   III. Landscape: 'Ye Ice Falls!' (Coleridge: Hymn before Sunrise, in the Vale of Chamouni) 00:00:26
13.   IV. Intermezzo: 'Love, all alike' (Donne: The Sun Rising) 00:00:17
14.   V. Epilogue: 'I do not regret this journey' (Captain Scott: Message to the Public) 00:00:16

Total Playing Time: 01:11:25

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Bakels, Kees

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Waynflete Singers

Dowie, Christopher; Russell, Lynda

Timson, David

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.550737

Barcode: 0730099573726

Boxset: 8.506017

Physical Release: 06/1998

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