Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Born: 1872, Down Ampney, Gloucestershire

Died: 1958, London


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List of choral works

Anthems and Service Music

Christmas Works

Hymn Tunes

Partsongs and folksongs

Mixed Voices

  • Five English Folksongs
  1. The Dark Eyed Sailor
  2. The spring time of the year
  3. Just as the tide was flowing
  4. The Lover's Ghost
  5. Wassail song
  1. Sweet day
  2. The Willow Song
  3. O Mistress mine

Male Voices

Other Secular Works

List of solo vocal works

  1. Love-Sight. Andante con moto ma non troppo (A major)
  2. Silent Noon. Largo sostenuto (E♭ major)
  3. Love's Minstrels. Lento (D major)
  4. Heart's Haven. Lento ma con moto (E major)
  5. Death in Love. ALlegro maestoso (C major)
  6. Love's last gift. Andante con moto (F major)
  • Songs of Travel (1905, 1907, 1912 and 1960), for Solo Baritone, with piano acc., set to poems by Robert Louis Stevenson
  1. The Vagabond
  2. Let beauty awake
  3. The Roadside Fire
  4. Youth and Love
  5. In dreams
  6. The infinite shining heavens
  7. Whither Must I Wander?
  8. Bright is the ring of words
  9. I Have Trod the Upward and the Downward Slope - ( ©1960 - not public domain - find out why. )
  • Five Mystical Songs (1911), for Solo Baritone, Chorus (ad lib) and Orchestra, set to poems by George Herbert
  1. Easter: Rise heart; thy Lord is risen
  2. I got me flowers
  3. Love bade me welcome
  4. The Call: Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life
  5. Antiphon: Let all the world in every corner sing
  • Four Hymns: (1920) for tenor and piano (or strings) with viola obbligato
    • Lord! Come Away!
    • Who is this fair one?
    • Come Love Come Lord.
    • Evening Hymn.
  • Merciless Beauty three rondels for tenor, two violins and cello (1922)
  • Four Poems by Fredegond Shove: for baritone and piano (1925):
  1. Motion and Stillness
  2. Four Nights
  3. The New Ghost
  4. The Water Mill
  • Two Poems by Seumas O'Sullivan (1925)
  1. The Twilight People
  2. A Piper;
  • Three Songs from Shakespeare (1925) -Not to be confused with Three Shakespeare Songs (1951) for SATB a cappella
  1. Take, O take those lips away
  2. When icicles hang by the wall
  3. Orpheus with his lute
  1. Nocturne
  2. A clear midnight
  3. Joy, shipmate, joy!

Works at CPDL

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