Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Born October 12, 1872 in Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England.

Died August 26, 1958 in London.

The Lark Ascending. Romance for Violin and Orchestra

Composed in 1914, revised 1920.

First Orchestral Performance: June 14, 1921 with Adrian Boult conducting the British Symphony Orchestra, Queen’s Hall London.

Instrumentation: solo violin, 2 flutes, More >