Tracklist

CD 1
CD 2
CD 3
CD 4
CD 5
CD 6
CD 7
CD 8
CD 9
CD 10
CD 11
CD 12
CD 13
CD 14
CD 15
CD 16
CD 17
CD 18
# Title Rating Length
1 Fantasia on Christmas Carols (full orchestra version): I. "This is the truth sent from above"
4:33
2 Fantasia on Christmas Carols (full orchestra version): II. "Come all you worthy gentlemen"
2:10
3 Fantasia on Christmas Carols (full orchestra version): III. "On Christmas night all Christians sing"
1:29
4 Fantasia on Christmas Carols (full orchestra version): IV. "God bless the ruler of this house"
3:11
5 Yorkshire Wassail Song (We've been awhile a-wandering)
2:31
6 In Windsor Forest: I. The Conspiracy
2:12
7 In Windsor Forest: II. Drinking Song
3:06
8 In Windsor Forest: III. Falstaff and the Fairies
4:59
9 In Windsor Forest: IV. Wedding Chorus
4:38
10 In Windsor Forest: V. Epilogue
2:38
11 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): I. "The Vagabond"
3:02
12 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): II. "Let beauty awake"
1:41
13 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): III. "The Roadside Fire"
2:20
14 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): IV. "Youth and Love"
3:17
15 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): V. "In Dreams"
2:36
16 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): VI. "The infinite shining heavens"
2:06
17 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): VII. "Whither must I wander"
3:49
18 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): VIII. "Bright is the ring of words"
1:55
19 Songs of Travel (orchestral version): IX. "I have trod the upward and the downward slope"
2:04
20 On Wenlock Edge: I. "On Wenlock Edge"
3:48
21 On Wenlock Edge: II. "From far, from eve and morning"
2:00
22 On Wenlock Edge: III. "Is my team ploughing"
3:35
23 On Wenlock Edge: IV. "Oh, when I was in love with you"
0:44
24 On Wenlock Edge: V. "Bredon Hill"
7:09
25 On Wenlock Edge: VI. "Clun"
3:00
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CD 20
CD 21
CD 22
CD 23
CD 24
CD 25
CD 26
CD 27
CD 28
CD 29
CD 30

Credits

CD 18

arranger:
Ralph Vaughan Williams (tracks 1–4)
balance engineer:
Michael Sheady (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 11–25)
baritone vocals:
Stephen Roberts (UK bass-baritone) (tracks 1–4)
Sir Thomas Allen (baritone) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 11–19)
choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (track 5)
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus (tracks 6–10)
London Symphony Chorus (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ralph Vaughan Williams (tracks 5–25)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Norman Del Mar (tracks 6–10)
Richard Hickox (tracks 1–4)
Sir Simon Rattle (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 11–25)
lyricist:
A. E. Housman (poet) (tracks 20–25)
Robert Louis Stevenson (tracks 11–19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
Jacques Orchestra (track 5)
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 1–4)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 11–25)
orchestrator:
Ralph Vaughan Williams (tracks 11, 13, 18)
Roy Douglas (tracks 12, 14–17, 19)
producer:
John Willan (producer) (tracks 11–25)
tenor vocals:
Robert Tear (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 20–25)
recorded at:
Birmingham Town Hall in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (tracks 11–25)
orchestration of:
part of:
In Windsor Forest (tracks 6–10)
On Wenlock Edge (orchestral version) (tracks 20–25)
Songs of Travel (orchestral version) (tracks 11–19)
partial instrumental recording of:
The Truth Sent From Above (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams, aka the Herefordshire Carol) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
On Wenlock Edge: I. "On Wenlock Edge" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 20)
On Wenlock Edge: II. "From far, from eve and morning" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 21)
On Wenlock Edge: III. "Is my team ploughing" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 22)
On Wenlock Edge: IV. "Oh, when I was in love with you" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 23)
On Wenlock Edge: V. "Bredon Hill" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 24)
On Wenlock Edge: VI. "Clun" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 25)
Songs of Travel: I. "The Vagabond" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 11)
Songs of Travel: II. "Let beauty awake" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 12)
Songs of Travel: III. "The Roadside Fire" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 13)
Songs of Travel: IV. "Youth and Love" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 14)
Songs of Travel: IX. "I have trod the upward and the downward slope" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 19)
Songs of Travel: V. "In Dreams" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 15)
Songs of Travel: VI. "The infinite shining heavens" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 16)
Songs of Travel: VII. "Whither must I wander" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 17)
Songs of Travel: VIII. "Bright is the ring of words" (orchestral version) (1983-05-26 – 1983-05-27) (track 18)