Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

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Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 : England) Conductor: James Judd Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Naxos Catalogue ID: 8572304

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 : England) Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia Record label: BMG Catalogue ID: 82876 616092

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 : England) Conductor: Bernard Haitink Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 7493942

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 : England) Conductor: Bernard Haitink Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Sarah Chang Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5554872

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 : England) Conductor: Mark Elder Ensemble: Halle Orchestra Record label: Halle Catalogue ID: CDHLD 7510

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These singers found a cave with the most haunting natural acoustics

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The Lark Ascending reaches the top of the Classic FM Hall of Fame for the third year in a row