Ralph Vaughan Williams
Symphony Number 4 in F Minor
October 26, 1973 (Broadcast Date)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis, principal guest conductor
Careening from one emotional pole to another, This performance is not 'background music'; Rachmaninoff would have you sit up straight for it's duration.
Maestro Vaughan Williams himself famously said of it " I don't know whether I like it, but it's what I meant।"
from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's "Broadcast Archives 12 CD Box Set",
available from the Orchestra's website (www.bso.org) at