Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No.3)


by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Full Orchestra
3(III=picc) – 4331 – timp – perc(2): tgl/cyms/BD – harp – cel – strings – soprano or tenor voice (ossia cl 1) Reduced Orch: 2(II=picc) – 4231 - timp – perc(2): tgl/BD/cyms – harp – strings
First Performance
26.1.1922, Queen's Hall, London: Royal Philharmonic Society Orchestra/Flora Mann/Adrian Boult

Score 0-571-53741-3 on sale, parts for hire. Available from Faber Music in the following territories: UK, Eire, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Jamaica, Hong Kong and South Africa.

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'...there will always be admirers of Vaughan Williams who find the Pastoral the most moving and personal of his works. In its pages, the emotions of war are recollected in tranquillity free from complacency.' Michael Kennedy - The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams Read more

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