Fantasy in E major for String Orchestra Opus 39 Harold Darke Download 'Fantasy in E major for String Orchestra Opus 39' on iTunes
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Vaughan Williams: 15 facts about the great composer
Vaughan Williams’ most popular piece, The Lark Ascending, was written in 1914 but the outbreak of World War I meant he had to put its premiere on hold. It was given in 1921 by the violinist Marie Hall – the woman for whom Vaughan Williams had written it.