Words by Whitman. Completed and first performed in Leeds on VW's 38th birthday, 12th October, 1910. This symphony caused great excitement when it was first heard. Seven years in gestation. "Big stuff with impertinences", is how Hubert Parry decribed it.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Robert Spano,
Christine Goerke (Soprano), Brett Polegato (Baritone), Chorus Master: Norman McKenzie.
For more information from Philharmonia
|A Song for All Seas|
|On the Beach at Night, Alone|
|Scherzo: The Waves|