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Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony - John Carol Case (baritone); Sheila Armstrong (soprano); London Philharmonic Choir (choir, chorus);...
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  1. Symphony No. 1 for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra ("A Sea Symphony")
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Adrian Boult recorded Ralph Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony twice, first for Decca in 1952, then for EMI in 1968. Both recordings are classics for their respective eras, and each has its devout admirers. The later stereo recording has enjoyed a steady run in reissues for EMI, since it has better sound quality than the earlier mono version, which in contrast pops up only occasionally on smaller labels and seems to be available rather intermittently. This performance is one of the most stirring on disc, with brilliant solos ...

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony 1991, EMI

UPC: 077774721226