The Hundredth Psalm (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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David Campbell (2015/9/7)

Arranger Composer
Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, Ltd., 1929. Plate S. & B. 4011.
Reprinted New York: Galaxy Music Corporation, n.d.?
Misc. Notes Organ instead of piano
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General Information

Work Title The Hundredth Psalm
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5?
First Publication. 1929
Language English
Dedication Dedicated to L.H.M.C. Div. II
Average DurationAvg. Duration 9 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation chorus, organ and orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, tenor trombone, timpani, cymbals, organ and strings
External Links Hyperion Records
Stainer & Bell

Misc. Comments

Composed for the 1930 Leith Hill Festival. The finale of this setting is incorporated "in toto" (Palmer, 1992, notes to Hyperion recording) in the later (1953, Coronation) setting of the same psalm.