Five Tudor Portraits

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Five Tudor Portraits. Choral suite in 5 movements by Vaughan Williams for mez., bar., ch., and orch. Comp. 1935. Texts are from the poetry of John Skelton (1460–1529) incl. ‘The Tunning of Elinor Rumming’ and the ‘Lament for Philip Sparrow’. F.p. Norwich 1936, London 1937.