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The Wasps: Overture. London Philharmonic/Sir Adrian Boult. EMI/Warner.

Tallis Fantasia. BBCSO/Sir Andrew Davis. Undated performance in Gloucester Cathedral, the venue of the premiere in 1910.

The Lark Ascending. Barry Griffiths (violin)/Royal Philharmonic/André Previn. Telarc.

Symphony No.4. Philharmonia Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin. RCA.

Serenade to Music. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins. BBC Proms 2019; August 13; Brabbins’s Sixtieth Birthday.*

*Nadine Benjamin soprano; Idunnu Münch mezzo-soprano; William Morgan tenor; David Ireland bass-baritone; English National Opera Chorus & BBC Singers; Laura Samuel (leader of BBCSSO)

Symphony No.5. Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli. EMI/Warner; 1962.

Job: A Masque for Dancing. LPO (leader David Nolan)/Vernon Handley. Classics for Pleasure; December 1983.

English Folk Song Suite (orch. Gordon Jacob). Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler. Decca Phase 4; 1978.

Introduction & Fugue. Mark Bebbington & Rebeca Omordia (pianos). Somm; released February 2017.

Symphony No.9. LPO/Boult. The work’s first recording. Everest; 1958.


Sir Adrian rehearses The Pilgrim’s Progress during EMI recording sessions (released 1972, SLS 959, 3 LPs):


Eugene Ormandy conducts Vaughan Williams’s A Pastoral Symphony.