Dramatic Vocalise Database




Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872–1958)


Old King Cole (1923)


Ballet for orchestra and opt. chorus, scenario by Mrs. Edward Vulliamy in association with the composer. First performed in Cambridge on 5 June 1923, conducted by Boris Ord. Published in 1924.1



Michael Kennedy, The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980), 162–3:



Michael Kennedy, The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980), 178–9: