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Work: Symphony no. 9 in E minor

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ComposerVaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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Deciphering the runes: a feast of Vaughan Williams from the LPO

Vaughan Williams' Ninth Symphony is not yet an audience favourite, but Andrew Manze and the London Philharmonic Orchestra make an admirable case for the work as a masterpiece. 
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Monumental Vaughan Williams and Holst from the Hallé and John Wilson

The Bridgewater Hall's cycle of Vaughan Williams' symphonies continues with a gripping performance of the Ninth, coupled with a colourful account of Holst's The Planets
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Dazzling and searching in English greats

A striking performance of The Planets had people humming their favourite bits on their way out of the hall, but the real winner was Vaughan Williams’ neglected valedictory symphony.
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Illuminating Vaughan Williams from Jurowski and the LPO

Kancheli, Martinů and Vaughan Williams – all of whom have at various times been misunderstood or ignored – featured in this bold programme from Vladamir Jurowski and the LPO.
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BBC Philharmonic travels from Manchester to Salisbury Plain

Sir Andrew Davis lead the BBC Philharmonic along “The Mancunian Way” and down to Salisbury Plain for Vaughan Williams' Ninth Symphony. 
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