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Vaughan Williams


Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Available in sets from theMusic Library

Choral music


3 choral hymns
Faber
SATB & organ
30 vs

3 Shakespeare songs
O.U.P.
SATB
40 vs
contains:
Full fathom five
The cloud-capp'd towers
Over hill, over dale

5 English folksongs
St. & B.
SATB
40 vs
contains:
The dark eyed sailor
The spring time of the year
Just as the tide was flowing
The lover's ghost
Wassail song

5 mystical songs
St. & B.
Bar solo, chorus & orchestra
50 vs
contains:
I got me flowers
Easter
Love bade me welcome
The call
Antiphon

5 Tudor portraits
O.U.P.
ABar soli, chorus & orchestra
20 vs

Dona nobis pacem
O.U.P.
SBar soli, chorus & orchestra
40 vs
Lat & Eng

Fantasia on Christmas carols
St. & B.
Bar solo, chorus & orchestra
58 vs

First Nowell: a nativity play
Ed. R. Douglas
O.U.P.
30 vs & 5 lib

In Windsor forest
O.U.P.
SATB & orchestra
48 vs

Lord, Thou hast been our refuge
Curwen
Bar solo, chorus and orchestra
42 vs

Mass, G minor
Curwen
SATB soli, SSAATTBB chorus
39 vs
Lat

O be joyful in the Lord (Psalm 100)
Stainer & Bell
SATB & orchestra or organ
45 vs

O taste and see
O.U.P.
SATB & organ
40 vs

Old hundredth psalm tune
O.U.P.
SATB, congregation, orchestra & organ
40 vs

O, clap your hands
St. & B.
SATB, brass, perc. & organ
40 vs

Pilgrim's journey: a cantata
arr. C. Morris & R. Douglas
O.U.P.
STBar soli, chorus & orchestra or organ
30 vs

Sancta civitas
Faber
TBar soli, chorus & orchestra
30 vs

Serenade to music
O.U.P.
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
100 vs

Symphony no.1 "Sea symphony"
St. & B.
SBar soli, chorus & orchestra
70 vs

Te Deum, G major
O.U.P.
SATB (divisi) & organ
40 vs
Eng

Toward the unknown region
St. & B.
SATB & orchestra
40 vs

Valiant for truth
O.U.P.
SATB
30 vs


Other sets with Vaughan Williams' pieces

Anthems for choirs 4
26 anthems by C20 composers
ed. C. Morris
O.U.P.
SATB
40 vs

English pastoral partsongs
by Finzi, Bainton, Armstrong Gibbs, Holst, Ireland, Vaughan Williams
ed. P. Spicer
O.U.P.
SATB
40 vs

Oxford book of carols
ed. R. Vaughan Williams, M. Shaw
O.U.P.
20 vs


Orchestral music


2 Shakespeare sketches from 'The England of Elizabeth'
arr. M. Matheson
2.1.2.1. 2.2.3.0. 1.2.
4.4.3.4.2.
piano, harp
Goodmusic

5 mystical songs
2.2.2.2. 4.2.3.1. 1.0.
10.10.8.8.6.
harp
St. & B.
Semi-restricted

Cavatina, strings
Strings: 6.5.4.4.2.
O.U.P.
3rd mvt of Symphony no.8

Concerto grosso, strings
Concertino 3.3.2.2.1.
Tutti 6.6.4.4.2.
O.U.P.

English folk song suite
arr. G. Jacob
3.1.2.1. 2.2.2.0. 1.0.
8.6.6.6.5.
violin, cello
Boosey & Hawkes

Fantasia on Christmas carols
2.2.2.2. 4.2.3.1. 1.1.
8.8.6.6.4.
organ
St. & B.
Wind and brass optional
Semi-restricted


Fantasia on Greensleeves
Strings: 6.6.4.2.2.
flute, harp
O.U.P.

Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Strings: orch. 1 14.13.9.9.8.
orch. 2 3.3.3.3.2.
Curwen
Semi-restricted
This set is temporarily unavailable

Folk songs of the four seasons
2.2.2.2. 2.2.3.0. 1.1.
8.7.6.5.4.
harp
O.U.P.
Semi-restricted

This set is temporarily unavailable

O, clap your hands
Brass: 0.3.3.1. 1.1.
organ
St. & B.
Semi-restricted

Old hundredth psalm tune
re-orch. by D. Stone
2.1.2.1. 2.2.1.0. 1.2.
4.4.3.(vln)3.4.2.
piano
Goodmusic

Prelude '49th Parallel'
2.2.2.2. 4.2.3.1. 0.0.
6.5.4.4.2.
harp, piano conductor
O.U.P.

Scherzo alla marcia
Wind: 2.2.2.3. 2.2.3.0.
O.U.P.
2nd mvt of Symphony no.8

Symphony no.1 "Sea symphony"
5.4.4.4.4.3.3.1. 1.5.
7.6.5.5.2.
2 harps, organ
St. & B.
Restricted

This set is temporarily unavailable

Symphony no.2 "A London symphony"
3.3.3.3.4.2.3.1. 1.3.
10.10.8.8.6.
harp
St. & B.
Semi-restricted
.
Wasps. March past of the kitchen utensils
2.2.2.2.2.1.0.0. 1.2.
6.6.3.3.2.
Curwen
Semi-restricted

Wasps. Overture
3.2.2.2.4.2.2.0. 1.2.
9.5.5.4.3.
Curwen
Restricted

This set is temporarily unavailable


Concert band music

English folksong suite
Boosey & H.

Norfolk rhapsody
arr. R. O'Brien
O.U.P.

Sea songs
Boosey & H.

Sine nomine
arr. J. Cacaras
Belwin Mills

Toccata marziale
Boosey & H.

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