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Vaughan Williams: Willow-Wood - Roderick Williams (baritone); Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir (choir, chorus); Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra;...
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  1. Toward the Unknown Region, for chorus & orchestra
  2. Willow-wood, cantata for baritone or mezzo-soprano, female chorus & orchestra or for voice & piano
  3. The Voice out of the Whirlwind, motet for chorus & organ or orchestra
  4. Variants (5) of "Dives and Lazarus" for string orchestra & harp (or harps)
  5. The Sons of Light, cantata for chorus & orchestra
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Forty years ago British serialist Elisabeth Lutyens could deride the compositions of Ralph Vaughan Williams as "cowpat music," but his reputation seems to be on the rise. CDs of obscure Vaughan Williams compositions in various genres have appeared, and the centerpiece of this Naxos release of mostly choral pieces is Willow-Wood, a work that has not been heard since its premiere in 1909. Designated a cantata for baritone and orchestra, it also includes a women's chorus. One can understand why the work has been neglected: it ...