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

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Performances

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Performers Kimberly Jones, soprano; Thomas Hall, baritone
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Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony
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Misc. Notes Performed 1 June 2009. From Internet Archive
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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, n.d.(1918)
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1994).
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* 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.
† Several parts are missing from the set: the optional part for the English horn when there is no Oboe 2; and both Harp parts.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

II. On the Beach at Night, Alone

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Arranger Henry Ley (1887-1962)
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General Information

Work Title A Sea Symphony
Alternative. Title [Symphony No.1]
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships
II. On the Beach at Night, Alone
III. Scherzo: The Waves
IV. The Explorers
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
Librettist Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, baritone; mixed chorus
Orchestra: piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, E clarinet,
2 clarinets (B, A), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon,
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani,
side drum, bass drum, triangle, suspended and crash cymbals,
2 harps, organ, strings
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

Symphonies by Ralph Vaughan Williams