A Sea Symphony (Symphony No.1) (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Performers Kimberly Jones, soprano; Thomas Hall, baritone
University of Chicago Chorus and Motet Choir, Grand Prairie Singers
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony
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Misc. Notes Performed 1 June 2009. From archive.org
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4 more: II. On the Beach at Night, Alone • III. Scherzo: The Waves • IV. The Explorers • IV. The Explorers (conclusion)

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Performer Pages Isobel‎ Baillie (soprano)
John Cameron (baritone)
London Philharmonic (orchestra)
Adrian Boult (conductor)
London Philharmonic Choir (chorus)
Publisher Info. London Records, 1954. CMA 7205.
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Misc. Notes Source: archive.org. Publication information: Discogs (master), Discogs (release).
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, n.d.[1918].
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16 more: Oboes 1, 2, English Horn • English Horn* • Clarinets 1, 2 (B♭, A), Bass Clarinet (B♭), E♭ Clarinet • Bassoons 1, 2, 2*, Contrabassoon • Horns 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpets 1, 2, 3 (F) • Trombones 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Timpani • Bass Drum/Cymbals, Cymbals, Snare Drum, Snare Drum/Triangle • Organ • Harp 1, 2 • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1918. Plate 3036.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1994). Catalog A7676.
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Misc. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.
* The parts marked with a star are optional parts to allow the work to be performed with fewer winds; specifically without Flute 3, Oboe 2, and the Bass clarinet.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

On the Beach at Night, Alone (No.2)

For Organ (Ley)

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Arranger Henry Ley (1887-1962)
Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1922. Plate S.& B. 2411.
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General Information

Work Title A Sea Symphony
Alternative. Title Symphony No.1
Name Translations Symphonie nº 1 de Vaughan Williams; 海の交響曲; Mořská symfonie; 바다교향곡; Μια Θαλασσινή Συμφωνία; 海之交響曲
Name Aliases Symphonie n° 1 (Ralph Vaughan Williams); Symphonie n° 1 de vaughan williams; Symphonie no 1 de Vaughan Williams; Symphonie n° 1 de Vaughan Williams; Sea Symphony; Symphony No. 1; Sinfonia n. 1; A Sea Symphony (Vaughan Williams)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 186371223; LCCN: n91061250; GND: 300240139; SELIBR: 170003; BNF: 139205227; NLA: 35359491
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 70
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. A Song for All Seas, All Ships. Moderato maestoso (D major)
  2. On the Beach at Night, Alone. Largo Sostenuto (E minor)
  3. Scherzo - The Waves. Allegro brillante (G minor)
  4. The Explorers. Grave e molto adagio - Allegro animato (E major)
O we can wait no longer.
Passage to more than India!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903-09
First Performance. 1910-10-12 in Leeds
Leeds Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Ralph Vaughan Williams (conductor)
First Publication. 1918 – London: Stainer & Bell
Librettist Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, baritone, mixed chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail Voices: soprano, baritone + mixed chorus
Orchestra: piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, E clarinet, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, snare drum, bass drum, triangle, cymbals + 2 harps + organ + strings
Discography MusicBrainz
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External Links Wikipedia article
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