Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Oboe Concerto – Ten Blake Songs – Household Music – Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

Inhalt der CD:

Concerto for oboe and strings in A minor (1944)
Konzert für Oboe und Orchester in A-moll (1944)

1. Rondo Pastorale (Allegro moderato)
2. Minuet and Musette (Allegro moderato)
3. Scherzo (Presto-doppio piu lento - lento - presto)

Ten Blake Songs

For voice and oboe / für Gesang und Oboe (1957)
Text: William Blake (1757-1827)

1. Infant Joy: „I have no name”
2. A Poison Tree: „I was angry with my friend”
3. The Piper: „Piping down the valleys wild”
4. London: „I wander thro' each charter'd street”
5. The Lamb: „Little lamb, who made thee?”
6. The Shepherd: „How sweet is the shepherd's sweet lot!”
7. Ah! Sun-Flower: „Ah, sun-flower! weary of time”
8. Cruelty Has A Human Heart
9. The Divine Image: „To mercy, pity, peace and love”
10. Eternity: „He who binds to himself a joy”

Household Music

3 Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes for string quartet (1940/41)
3 Präludien über die Walisische Hymne für Streichquartett (1940/41)
(Fassung für / Version for: Oboe, violin, viola and cello)

I. Crug-y-bar (Fantasia). Andante sostenuto
II. St. Denio (Scherzo). Allegro vivace
III. Aberystwyth (Variations)
Thema. Lento
Variations I - VIII

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

for double stringed orchestra
Für doppeltes Streichorchester (1910/19)