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Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910) [17:06]
The Wasps (Overture) (1909) [9:07]
Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’ (1928) [4:36]

George BUTTERWORTH (1885-1916)
The Banks of Green Willow (1913) [5:47]

Edward ELGAR (1857-1934)
Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) Op.36 (1899) [31:13]

London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
rec. Kingsway Hall, London, 26 January 1979 and No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, 27-28 November 1978 (The Wasps, Enigma Variations), 30 November 1971 (Greensleeves), and 15-16 December 1976 (Green Willow).
British Composers Series


The familiar LSO sound of the seventies: rich, expressive and - for the most part - impeccably disciplined, is one of the main attractions of this disc. The analogue recordings give very little away to many modern digital ones, and there is certainly no compromise in terms of detail.

This is a recording to be cherished, whether as an old friend or a new discovery matters not. Previn’s characterisations in the ‘Enigma’ variations populate your room with real people – fellows eccentric and heroic, and fragrant females of charm and sophistication. One finds oneself wishing one had friends like these.

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