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Vaughan Williams – A Birthday Garland (SOMM Recordings)

A fine representative collection; no more rustic accents, please [JW]

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Vaughan Williams: A Birthday Garland (SOMM Recordings)

Lovers of English song should not hesitate: acquire this disc and gatecrash Uncle Ralph’s musical party [JQ]

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Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music (Albion Records)

Another transfer of the 1938 Serenade to Music and miscellaneous songs from the 16 singers [JW]

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The Monarch’s Music (CRD)

A timely and enjoyable celebration of music for royal occasions [WH]

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Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music (Albion Records)

This important historical document must be judged on its own terms [JF]

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Carolyn Sampson (soprano) but I like to sing… (BIS)

A delight from start to finish – Carolyn Sampson is on effervescent form [JQ]

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Parry: Ode on the Nativity (Lyrita)

(Déjà Review) The reappearance on CD of these performances is a cause for great celebration [JQ]

Parry: Piano Music Vol. 1 (Da Vinci Classics)

Highly-successful performances of Parry’s largely forgotten piano music [JF]

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The Lord’s My Shepherd (Acis)

This well-chosen programme is more interesting and varied than many similar showcase discs [NB]

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Parry: Piano music (Heritage Records)

The pianist assimilates Parry’s earlier influences with his personal skill to create a satisfying whole [JF]

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The Monarch’s Music (CRD)

Admirers of music for Military Band and its performing traditions will enjoy this diverse programme [NB]

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Parry: Piano Music Vol. 1 (Da Vinci Classics)

A splendid start to a Parry pianistic odyssey [JW]

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Parry: Prometheus Unbound (Chandos)

This release will be self-recommending – and rightly so – to admirers of Parry [JQ]

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Parry: Scenes from Shelley’s ‘Prometheus Unbound’, Blest Pair of Sirens (Chandos)

Parry’s Wagnerian dilemmas encountered in this premiere recording [JW]