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Vaughan Williams 'A Sea Symphony' on Hyperion


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« on: September 08, 2018, 09:56:17 pm »

Much to my surprise this recording turned up at my house today, several weeks ahead of the advertised release date. Maybe because I ordered it directly from Hyperion. Anyway, I enjoyed the CD enormously. Initially I found the recording a bit cavernous and the soloists closely miked but I soon got used to it and was very gripped by the performance, slower in some sections than usual but very deeply felt throughout. I suspect that I shall be playing this version and the Haitink from now on. I'm not sure that it replaces the Haitink as my No.1 choice but it comes very close and I'm pleased to have acquired the CD. The short Whiman setting 'Darest thou now, O soul' (1925) only lasts just over three minutes but is rather moving.
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