Essential Vaughan Williams from my collection

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Vaughan Williams: Symphonies
1.  Vaughan Williams: Symphonies by Bernard Haitink
The list author says:
  "I would not wish to be without the sets of the complete RVW symphonies from Boult on EMI and Handley on CFP yet these accounts from Haitink and the LPO are wonderful and display exciting insights."
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Vaughan Williams: The Complete Symphonies (Sir Adrian Boult)
2.  Vaughan Williams: The Complete Symphonies (Sir Adrian Boult) by Alfreda Hodgson
The list author says:
  "Adrian Boult gives special accounts of these RVW symphonies, Serenade to Music, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis. Hugh Bean's acclaimed interpretation of The Lark Ascending is outstanding."
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Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)
3.  Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "This award winning original 1913 version of the London symphony (No.2) is so outstanding that it deserves special praise."
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Vaughan Williams - Orchestral Works
4.  Vaughan Williams - Orchestral Works by Academy of St Martin in the Fields
The list author says:
  "This is my favourite version of the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis."
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Elgar: Violin Concerto / Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
5.  Elgar: Violin Concerto / Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending by Sir Edward Elgar
The list author says:
  "Kennedy's account of The Lark Ascending is outstanding as is his version of Elgar's violin concerto as the coupling."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Vaughan Williams: Job/The Lark ascending
6.  Vaughan Williams: Job/The Lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "This version of the vastly underated score to Job is very fine."
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John Barbirolli conducts English String Music
7.  John Barbirolli conducts English String Music by Sinfonia of London
The list author says:
  "Barbirolli gives superb versions of the Fantasia on Greensleeves and the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis plus couplings with several Elgar works"
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Vaughan Williams: Mass in Gm
8.  Vaughan Williams: Mass in Gm by Hilary Davan Wetton
The list author says:
  "Superb performances of the Mass and Festival Te Deum plus several Elgar part-songs. Originally issued on Unicorn-Kanchana and recorded in 1990 at St. Paulís Girls School, Brook Green, Hammersmith."
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Vaughan Williams: The Early Chamber Works
9.  Vaughan Williams: The Early Chamber Works by The Nash Ensemble
The list author says:
  "Early scores that RVW left in his drawer but thankfully didn't throw away. I loved this rewarding double set."
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Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet / String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
10.  Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet / String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "These award winning acounts of the two string quartets and the phantasy quintet are not to be missed."
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Finzi: Dies Natalis / Holst: Choral Fantasia, Psalm 86 / Vaughan Williams: Five MYstical Songs, O Clap your hands
11.  Finzi: Dies Natalis / Holst: Choral Fantasia, Psalm 86 / Vaughan Williams: Five MYstical Songs, O Clap your hands by Gerald Finzi
The list author says:
  "RVW's Five Mystical songs are wonderfully sung by John Shirley-Quirk. The generous couping are choral works by Holst and Finzi."
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A Shropshire Lad
12.  A Shropshire Lad by Ivor Gurney
The list author says:
  "RVW's setting of AE Houseman's On Wenlock Edge is coupled with two settings by Gurney."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Silent Noon
13.  Silent Noon by Bryn Terfel
The list author says:
  "The songs Silent Noon and Linden Lea are given superb performances by Bryn Terfel."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
14.  Vaughan Williams: Choral Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "I just love these accounts of Dona Nobis Pasem and Sancta Civitas."
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Vaughan Williams: Fantasia On Christmas Carols, Hodie
15.  Vaughan Williams: Fantasia On Christmas Carols, Hodie by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "Fantasia on Christmas Carols (1912) & Hodie (1953-54) are Christmas works from RVWs early and late career. Digitally remastered reissues recorded in 1965-1966."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Nine Symphonies And Other Orchestral Works
16.  The Nine Symphonies And Other Orchestral Works by London Philharmonic Orchestra
The list author says:
  "Vernon Handley with digital versions proves himself to be a wonderful RVW interpreter."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Vaughan Williams - Willow-Wood; Choral Works
17.  Vaughan Williams - Willow-Wood; Choral Works by Roderick Williams
The list author says:
  "Willow Wood a score resurrected after years of neglect."
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Richard Baker's Favourite Songs and Encores
18.  Richard Baker's Favourite Songs and Encores by Gertrude Sans-Souci
The list author says:
  "This song collection from various composers includes the best ever version of Linden Lea performed by Ian and Jennifer Partridge. Michael Kennedy played this version at a RVW lecture I attended."
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Vaughan Williams: Hymns and Choral Music
19.  Vaughan Williams: Hymns and Choral Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Vaughan Williams: Hickox Conducts, Lark Ascending, Five Mystical Songs, Oboe Concerto
20.  Vaughan Williams: Hickox Conducts, Lark Ascending, Five Mystical Songs, Oboe Concerto by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Vaughan Williams, Delius: Piano Concertos; Finzi: Eclogue
21.  Vaughan Williams, Delius: Piano Concertos; Finzi: Eclogue by Vernon Handley
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Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
22.  Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge by R. Vaughan Williams
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Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
23.  Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel by Roderick Williams
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Over Hill, Over Dale
24.  Over Hill, Over Dale by Holst Singers
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Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
25.  Vaughan Williams: Choral Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "The disc is difficult to obtain at the moment. A re-issue is coming I believe."
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