Haunting and melancholy music from my hometown, Vaughan Williams’s Norfolk Rhapsody No.1 features the old songs of fisherman and the last days of a way of life. Like the local landscape it’s bleak but beautiful!
Total listening time 18 mins (podcast 7′, music 11′)
The music is here played by The Hallé conducted by Mark Elder (and it’s available to buy as a high-quality download from Presto Music ):
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The main picture credit goes to William Norris – who’s visited King’s Lynn as a tourist more recently than me!
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