Dramatic Vocalise Database




Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872–1958)


Three Vocalises (1958)


For soprano and clarinet in B flat. I Prelude. II Scherzo. III Quasi menuetto.

First perf.: Manchester, 8 October 1958, Margaret Ritchie (sop.), Keith Puddy (clarinet).
First London perf.: B.B.C. broadcast, 22 December 1958, Margaret Ritchie (sop.), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet). Published 1960.1


    Full Score 2







Examples

Comments


I. Prelude


II. Scherzo


III. Quasi menuetto




Footnotes


1 Michael Kennedy, The Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980), 432.

2 Ralph Vaughan Williams, Three Vocalises (London: Oxford University Press, 1960), 2–7.