Mary Bevan, Nicky Spence, Roderick Williams & William Vann – Ralph Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs, Vol. 3 (2021) [FLAC 24bit/96kHz]

Mary Bevan, Nicky Spence, Roderick Williams & William Vann – Ralph Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs, Vol. 3 (2021)
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This is the third in a series of four albums recording all 81 of the folk songs in English that Ralph Vaughan Williams arranged for voice and piano or violin. 57 of the 81 songs have not previously been recorded in these arrangements.

This third album has 21 tracks including 14 world premi`eres. The principal collection (15 tracks) comprises folk songs collected by Vaughan Williams himself from “The Eastern Counties” – primarily Essex, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire – and published by him in these arrangements in 1908. These are thus the earliest works in the series. Additionally, there are Twelve Traditional Country Dances arranged for Maud Karpeles in 1931 and Songs from The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs and other Songs from The Motherland Song Book.

Praised by Opera for her “dramatic wit and vocal control”, British soprano Mary Bevan is internationally renowned in baroque, classical and contemporary repertoire, and appears regularly with leading conductors, orchestras and ensembles around the world. Opera singer Nicky Spence is one of Scotland’s proudest sons and his unique skills as a singing actor and the rare honesty of his musicianship are steadfastly earning him a place at the top of the classical music profession.
Roderick Williams is one of this country’s most sought after baritones and is constantly in demand, encompassing a repertoire from the baroque to world premi`eres. In 2016 he won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Singer of the Year award.
A multiple-prize winning and critically acclaimed conductor and accompanist, William Vann is equally at home on the podium or at the piano and is the founder and Artistic Director of the London English Song Festival.

Tracklist:
01. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 1, Bushes and Briars
02. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 2, Tarry Trowsers
03. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 3, A Bold Young Farmer
04. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 4, The Lost Lady Found
05. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 5, As I Walked Out
06. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 6, The Lark in the Morning
07. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 7, On Board a Ninety-Eight
08. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 8, The Captain’s Apprentice
09. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 9, Ward, the Pirate
10. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 10, The Saucy Bold Robber
11. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 11, The Bold Princess Royal
12. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 12, The Lincolnshire Farmer
13. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 13, The Sheffield Apprentice
14. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 14, Geordie
15. Williams: Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties: No. 15, Harry, the Tailor
16. Williams: 12 Traditional Country Dances
17. Williams: Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Excerpts): No. 95, Salisbury Plain
18. Williams: Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Excerpts): No. 15, Banks of Green Willow
19. Williams: Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Excerpts): No. 18, The Basket of Eggs
20. Williams: The Motherland Song Book, Vol. 3 (Excerpts): No. 8, We Be Three Poor Mariners
21. Williams: The Motherland Song Book, Vol. 3 (Excerpts): No. 1, The Arethusa

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