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Symphony no. 7 "Sinfonia antartica"

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Symfonie
Title
Symphony no. 7 "Sinfonia antartica"
Composer
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872-1958
Conductor
Kees Bakels
Performer
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Publisher
Naxos, 1998
1 cd
Recording date
1996
Playing time
01:11:18
EAN
0730099573726
CDR
AAX5111

About Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams, ( (listen); 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer. His works include operas, ballets, chamber music, secular and religious vocal pieces and orchestral compositions including nine symphonies, written over sixty years. Strongly influenced by Tudor music and English folk-song, his output marked a decisive break in British music from its German-dominated style of the 19th century.

Vaughan Williams was born to a well-to-do family with strong moral views and a progressive social life. Throughout his life he sought to be of service to his fellow citizens, and believed in making music as available as possible to everybody. He wrote many works for amateur and student performance. He was musically a late developer, not finding his true voice …Read more on Wikipedia

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