Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 'London'

Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony was first performed in London in 1914. So: is it a tune-filled picture postcard, a dark premonition of a society devastated by war, or something more complex and subtle? Stephen Johnson and Kate Kennedy join Louise Fryer to talk about the Symphony that remained Vaughan Williams's own favourite even after he'd written seven more.

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Mon 12 Aug 2013 19:45


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ComposerRalph Vaughan Williams

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