Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis Ralph Vaughan Williams Download 'Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis' on iTunes
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St Swithin's Day: classical music inspired by rain
A beautiful and expressive vocal line accompanied by falling chords which imitate the raindrops as they cascade through the trees, reminding the poet of a fairy orchestra. It's taken from his Seks Dikte (Six Songs) for voice and piano, with words by Holger Drachmann.