The Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Volume 2

   
 RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
   
  premiere recording in this suite  
 49th Parallel 38:43  
  Suite edited by Stephen Hogger  
1 Prelude [opening titles] 2:13
2 Prologue 11:20
3 Control Room Alert 2:03
4 Hudson Bay Post 1:27
5 Looting the Store 0:46
6 Death of Kühnecke 1:57
7 Hutterite Settlement (a) Anna's Volkslied 3:14
 Emily Gray soprano
8 Hutterite Settlement (b) The Wheat Harvest 1:47
9 Winnipeg I 2:50
10 Winnipeg II 1:08
11 Nazi March 3:15
12 Indian Music I 0:29
13 Indian Music II 1:00
14 Indian Music III 0:46
15 Nazis on the run & The Lake in the Mountains 2:08
16 Prelude [closing titles] 2:12
  The music for the opening and closing titles is published by Oxford University Press as 'Prelude to the 49th Parallel'  
   
  premiere recording of complete vesion  
17  The Dim Little Island 7:36
  Partially reconstructed by Stephen Hogger  
  Moderato - Allegro moderato - Lento - Adagio  
 Martin Hindmarsh tenor
   
  premiere recording in this suite  
 The England of Elizabeth 24:22  
  Suite edited by Stephen Hogger  
18 I Titles. Allegro maestoso - Street scene - Countryside. 9:40
  Andante tranquillo - Tudor houses. Lento - Portraits. Allegro maestoso - Elizabeth. Allegro maestoso - Hatfield - Tintern. Lento - King's College  
19 II Books. Andante con moto - Seaman. Allegro animato - 3:32
  Dance. Allegro moderato - Country wedding. Allegro vivace - London. Lento  
20 III Stratford. Andante tranquillo - Maps - Red Indians - 5:24
  River Avon - Charlcote. Lento - Deer. Più mosso - Road to London. Allegretto - Armada. Allegro - The Aftermath. Largo sostenuto  
21 IV Treasures. Allegretto (Tempo da Gavotte) - 2:14
  New houses. Allegro maestoso - Yeoman interior. Allegretto tranquillo  
22 V King's College. Largo - River Avon. Andante - 3:29
  Final scenes. Allegro maestoso  
 Rumon Gamba
  30 September-1 October 2003