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Holst Singers: Over Hill, Over Dale

Song NameComposer
Loch LomondRalph Vaughan Williams
Full Fathom FiveRalph Vaughan Williams
The Cloud-Capp'd TowersRalph Vaughan Williams
Over Hill, Over DaleRalph Vaughan Williams
Alister McAlphine's LamentRalph Vaughan Williams
An Acre Of LandRalph Vaughan Williams
The Seeds Of LoveRalph Vaughan Williams
Ca' The YowesRalph Vaughan Williams
The Dark-Eyed SailorRalph Vaughan Williams
The Spring Time Of The YearRalph Vaughan Williams
Just The Tide Was FlowingRalph Vaughan Williams
The Lover's GhostRalph Vaughan Williams
Wassail SongRalph Vaughan Williams
The Winter Is GoneRalph Vaughan Williams
Mannin VeenRalph Vaughan Williams
Bushes And BriarsRalph Vaughan Williams
Down Among The Dead MenRalph Vaughan Williams
Sweet DayRalph Vaughan Williams
O Mistress MineRalph Vaughan Williams
The Willow SongRalph Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams's small-scale choral works are a comparatively lesser-known aspect of his art. The majority of these compositions arose from his folksong-collecting activities at the turn of the century; this recording brings some of his finest folksong arrangements together with other a cappella works. They cover the whole of the composer's long career. The Holst Singers are the foremost amateur choir in London. Under their musical director Stephen Layton they regularly perform on Radio 3 and Classic FM and in the major concert venues. The choir is joined for several songs by the renowned soloists Ian Bostridge and Michael George.

Item code: 6185C | 1 CD | $19.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | England
034571167770 | CDA66777

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