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Vaughan Williams: Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Vol. 3

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Vaughan Williams: Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Vol. 3

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1
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - I. The Flag Flutters in the Wind

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - I. The Flag Flutters in the Wind

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:39 Play $1.70
2
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - II. Night by the Sea - Farewell to the Flag —

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - II. Night by the Sea - Farewell to the Flag —

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:25 Play $1.70
3
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - III. Dawn in the Old Barn - The Parting of the Lovers

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - III. Dawn in the Old Barn - The Parting of the Lovers

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
05:45 Play $3.40
4
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - IV. In the Cafe

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - IV. In the Cafe

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:22 Play $1.70
5
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - V. The Major Goes to Face his Fate —

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - V. The Major Goes to Face his Fate —

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
03:12 Play $1.70
6
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - VI. The Dead Man's Kit

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - VI. The Dead Man's Kit

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
04:23 Play $1.70
7
The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - VII. The Wanderings of the Flag

The Story of a Flemish Farm Suite - VII. The Wanderings of the Flag

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
04:21 Play $1.70
8
The Loves of Joanna Godden

The Loves of Joanna Godden

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Ladies of Manchester Chamber Choir
 

15:13 Play $6.85
9
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Main Titles and Opening Music

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Main Titles and Opening Music

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
04:30 Play $1.70
10
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Rocks

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Rocks

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:20 Play $1.70
11
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - First Desert

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - First Desert

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:34 Play $1.70
12
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Waterhole

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Waterhole

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:12 Play $1.70
13
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - End of the Trek

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - End of the Trek

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:45 Play $1.70
14
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Axes

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Axes

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
00:29 Play $1.70
15
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Kangaroos

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Kangaroos

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
02:00 Play $1.70
16
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Boomerang

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Boomerang

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:37 Play $1.70
17
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Housewarming

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Housewarming

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:37 Play $1.70
18
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Hunters

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Hunters

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
00:39 Play $1.70
19
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Fire

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Fire

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:46 Play $1.70
20
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Abos Retreat

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Abos Retreat

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:16 Play $1.70
21
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Warragani Boy

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Warragani Boy

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
00:40 Play $1.70
22
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Ma and Abos

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Ma and Abos

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
00:55 Play $1.70
23
Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Round Up

Bitter Springs (arr. S. Hogger) - Round Up

Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ernest Irving
Stephen Hogger
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Band BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
01:36 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 66 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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Vaughan Williams' film music ranks amongst the very finest ever written, and this album includes some of his best examples. This album is especially important as some of the material has never been recorded before. The result is a hugely important release which will be of interest to both film music buffs and fans of Vaughan Williams.

This album is licensed for download from Chandos.

Download includes - cover art, booklet
Rumon Gamba

Rumon Gamba

Rumon Gamba is an English born conductor who has worked with such prominent orchestras as Orquesta Nacionales de Espana, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra and more.

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‘As on previous instalments these are handsomely groomed performances from the BBC Philharmonic under Rumon Gamba in superbly natural and vivid sound. Michael Kennedy's notes carry the requisite authority... well worth snapping up by VW fans and film-music buffs alike.' Gramophone

‘...as with all of his [Gamba] British film music recordings, a model of how this sort of material should be put across. Of course sonics are state-of-the-art, and as with two previous instalments this is music-making and tone painting of the highest order.'
American Record Guide


Story of a Flemish Farm, dating from 1943, was a Second World War propaganda feature film based on a true story. It has a rich and vivid score and there is the added interest that two themes (not used in the film) became the principal themes of the second and fourth movements of the composer's Sixth Symphony. Vaughan Williams wrote the music for The Loves of Joanna Godden between March and December 1946. Ernest Irving, who conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra for the film, wrote: on hearing the score: ‘I am carefully concealing it from the directors...it is the best music we have ever had here...'
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