Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). For solo violin and piano accompaniment. Violin. 20th Century and British. Set of performance parts. 22 pages. Duration 15'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193360099).
ISBN 9780193360099. 20th Century and British. 9x12 inches.
For solo violin and orchestra or piano This serene romance is one of Vaughan Williams's most enduring popular works. Taking its title from a poem by George Meredith, the music perfectly evokes the lark's 'chirrup, whistle, slur, and shake'. This beautifully presented new edition of the violin and piano score includes a preface by Michael Kennedy.Original instrumentation for chamber orchestra - violin solo 2, flute (II optional), oboe, 2 clarinet (II optional), 2 bassoon (II optional), 2 horn, optional), triangle, strings / Reduced chamber orchestra - violin solo, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, triangle, strings.
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August 21, 2007
This piece is absolutely beautiful. The first half of it is slow and pretty, and also relatively easy. The second half is faster and consequently more difficult to play. If you love romantic music, this is the piece for you. The only thing you have to worry about is bow...
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