Originally written for military band, English Folk Songs is Vaughan Williams at his best, bringing rich English folk music to the concert stage with this exquisite symphonic setting. Contents: I. March (Seventeen Come Sunday) II. Intermezzo (My Bonny Boy) III. March (Folk Songs from Somerset).
Composed in 1923, this was the first work for military band written by Vaughn Williams. This book analyzes the work and its use of folk song. The book includes music for the original songs, and the CD contains recordings of the songs. With an afterword and references. Plates.
Spirited, vigorous and often poetic in nature, this acclaimed three-movement suite treats traditional melodies with remarkable originality and subtle charm. The movements are titled: (March) Seventeen Come Sunday, (Intermezzo) My Bonny Boy, (March) Folksong from Somerset.
Denis Wick conducts the London Wind Orchestra. Includes Holst's Suites nos. 1 and 2, and Hammersmith - Prelude and Scherzo; also Vaughn Williams' English Folk Song Suite and Toccata Marziale.
Contents: I. March (Seventeen Come Sunday) -- II. Intermezzo (My Bonny Boy) -- III. March (Folk Songs from Somerset).
…musicianship in rehearsal and performance. Contains three units: 1. Variations on a Korean Folk Song by John Barnes Chance -- 2. English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams -- 3. Cajun Folk Songs by Frank Ticheli. With a foreword and introduction. Student workbooks are available as downloads.
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite, arr. Ashford (Premiere) -- Bowers: Fantasy On An Old English Melody -- Warlock: Capriol Suite, arr. Susans (Premiere) -- Dodgson: Intermezzo -- Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4, arr. Susans/ Eden (Premiere) -- Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, Op.…
…Air Force plays music by Holst, Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Tomlinson, and Langford. Contents: English Folk Song Suite -- Suite No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 28, No. 1 -- Suite No. 2 in F Major, Op. 28, No. 2 -- Lincolnshire Posy -- 1st Suite of English Folk Dances -- Rhapsody for Trombone and Brass…
Includes: The Wasps (Aristophanic Suite); Piano Concerto in C; and English Folk Song Suite (orchestrated by Gordon Jacob). James Judd conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Contents: Folk Songs of the Four Seasons Suite -- Bucolic Suite -- Dark Pastoral -- Serenade in A minor 1898. Martin Yates conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.