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Roderick Williams (baritone) and Susie Allan (piano), in a performance given in Hereford. Vaughan Williams: 4 Last Songs. Rhian Samuel: A Swift Radiant Morning. Elgar: Sea Pictures.

Radio 3 visits one of the world's oldest music festivals, as it celebrates its Tercentenary in Hereford in 2015.
Roderick Williams performs, at Holy Trinity Church, songs connected with the centenary of World War One, including the world premiere of a festival commission from the Welsh composer Rhian Samuel. A Swift Radiant Morning sets poems by CH Sorley, who was killed in action in 1915.

Vaughan Williams: Four Last Songs
Rhian Samuel: A swift radiant morning
Elgar: Sea Pictures

Roderick Williams, baritone
Susie Allan, piano.

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 7 Jun 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    4 Last Songs

    Performer: susie allan. Singer: Roderick Williams.
  • Rhian Samuel

    A Swift Radiant Morning For Voice And Piano

    Performer: susie allan. Singer: Roderick Williams.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures Op.37 For Mezzo-Soprano And Orchestra

    Performer: susie allan. Singer: Roderick Williams.

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