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composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
lyricist: Matthew Arnold (poet)
publisher: Oxford University Press
parts: 1. An Oxford Elegy: I. Lento
2. An Oxford Elegy: II. "Go, for they call you, Shepherd"
3. An Oxford Elegy: III. "Here will I sit and wait"
4. An Oxford Elegy: IV. "Screen'd is this nook"
5. An Oxford Elegy: V. "That sweet city"
6. An Oxford Elegy: VI. "Come, let me read"
7. An Oxford Elegy: VII. "Or in my boat I lie"
8. An Oxford Elegy: VIII. "And once, in winter"
9. An Oxford Elegy: IX. "But what - I dream!"
10. An Oxford Elegy: X. "No, no, thou has not felt"
11. An Oxford Elegy: XI. "Runs it not here"
12. An Oxford Elegy: XII. "Needs must I, with heavy heart"
13. An Oxford Elegy: XIII. "Soon will the high Midsummer pomps"
14. An Oxford Elegy: XIV. "He hearkens not!"
15. An Oxford Elegy: XV. "Never more"
16. An Oxford Elegy: XVI. "Yes, thou art gone!"
17. An Oxford Elegy: XVII. "Despair will I not"
18. An Oxford Elegy: XVIII. "Why faintest thou?"

Recordings

Date Title Artist Length
performance
1968-07-30 – 1968-07-31 An Oxford Elegy Ralph Vaughan Williams 22:11
2014-07-11 – 2014-07-12 An Oxford Elegy City of London Choir, Jeremy Irons, London Mozart Players, Hilary Davan Wetton 22:01
An Oxford Elegy Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, Jack May, English String Orchestra, Stephen Darlington 20:34