On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Performer Pages Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Zorian Quartet (string quartet)
Publisher Info. Decca, 1948. AM.585-587.
Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive (No.1, No.2, No.4, No.3, No.5 (pt.1), No.5 (pt.2))
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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1911. Plate H. 9487.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title On Wenlock Edge
Alternative. Title
Name Translations ウェンロックの断崖で
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 179235678; LCCN: no97073974; GND: 300253656
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 54
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. On Wenlock Edge. Allegro moderato (G minor, 77 bars)
  2. From far, from eve and morning. Andantino (E major, 27 bars)
  3. Is my team ploughing. Andante sostenuto ma non troppo lento (D minor, 62 bars)
  4. Oh, when I was in love with you. Allegretto (D minor, 24 bars)
  5. Bredon Hill. Moderato tranquillo (G major, 146 bars)
  6. Clun. Andante tranquillo (A minor, 77 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1909
Librettist Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation tenor, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano
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