Iphigenia in Tauris
(Euripides, trans. Gilbert Murray)
(Euripides, trans. Gilbert Murray).
Incidental music to Maeterlinck's The Death of Tintagiles.
Incidental music to Maeterlinck's The Blue Bird.
Piano score only.
Incidental music for F. R. Benson's Shakespearean season
The Merry Wives of Windsor
One page only survives, marked 'molto moderato'
King Richard II
Thirty-two numbers, mostly fanfares and entrance-music.
King Henry IV, Part 2
The music was almost entirely arranged from Tudor or traditional sources. There are six items.
King Richard III
Four items survive, one based on the Hampshire 'Dargason'; one adapted from the music to King Richard II; and one a fanfare for Richard's defeat at Bosworth.
King Henry V
Two items survive, one of them the Agincourt Song, the other for Act III, scene 7. For this season, Vaughan Williams also arranged music for Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, comprising arrangements of 'The British Grenadiers', the March from Judas Maccabaeus and a verse of 'Yankee Doodle'. Fourteen numbers of incidental music for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, mostly arrangements of 16th or 17th century pieces, also exist. It is not known for what occasion these were composed.
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Scott of the Antarctic
Twenty-eight items were composed, six of which were not used in the film. See also Symphonies: Sinfonia Antartica.
Dim Little Island
Vaughan Williams's voice is heard on the sound-track.
The music consisted of a short prelude based on two folk-songs from RVW's own collection and 'Dives and Lazarus'.
The music was arranged and scored by Ernest Irving from thematic material supplied by RVW.
The England of Elizabeth
Three Portraits suite (Explorer; Poet; Queen), published by Oxford University Press in 1964.
Two Shakespeare Sketches, published in the same year, were arranged by Muir Mathieson
The Vision of William Blake
The Ten Blake Songs were composed for this film; only eight were used: 'A Poison Tree' and 'The Piper' were excluded. The remainder of the music consisted of excerpts from Job.
Music for Radio
Incidental Music for The Pilgrim's Progress
Bunyan's book adapted for radio by Edward Sackville-West.
Incidental Music for Richard III
Thirty-four items to cover fifteen scenes. Not used.
Incidental Music for The Mayor of Casterbridge
Serialised in ten weekly episodes.