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Vaughan Williams in his garden at 'White Gates', Dorking
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Suite for solo viola, small chorus and small orchestra

Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Directed by Stephen Darlington, English Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Roger Best.

The Lark Ascending

Romance for violin and orchestra. Inspired by a poem of the same name by George Meredith.

Nicola Benedetti with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton.

Suite for Viola and Small Orchestra

Eight movements for solo viola and orchestra completed in 1934. Dedicated to violist Lionel Tertis, who premiered the work on November 12, 1934 at the Queen's Hall in London under the baton of Malcolm Sargent.

Maxim Rysanov (viola), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jiri Belohlavek

Concerto in F minor for Bass Tuba and Orchestra

Written for Philip Catelinet, principal tubist of the London Symphony Orchestra. Catelinet was the soloist in the premiere on 13 June 1954, with Sir John Barbirolli conducting.

JáTtik Clark tuba Corvallis-OSU Symphony recorded in concert March 2, 2014.

Concerto in D minor for violin and string orchestra (Concerto Accademico)

For Violin and String Orchestra in D minor

André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, Soloist James Buswell ‎

Piano Concerto in C major

The dedicatee, Harriet Cohen, gave the first performance on 1st February in 1933 with Adrian Boult conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Queen's Hall in London. Vaughan Williams later adapted it for two pianos. He began the work in 1926 but did not complete it until 1931. The concerto is in three movements which play without a break.

Ashley Wass soloist, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Judd.

Concerto in A minor for Oboe and Strings

Written in 1944, for oboist Léon Goossens and first performed in Liverpool that year. The scheduled London premier having been cancelled due to German bombing.

Robin Canter (oboe), London Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Judd.


Written between 1940-41 and based on music which the composer wrote for the wartime movie, 'The 49th Parallel'. The piece was dedicated to Phyllis Sellick.

Peter Jacobs soloist

Hymn Tune Prelude on 'Song 13' by Orlando Gibbons

Based on a hymn tune (Song 13) written by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) and originally written for piano solo. Dedicated to Harriet Cohen who premiered the work in 1930.

Harriet Cohen soloist