The Lark Ascending
(Die aufsteigende Lerche) written 1914
Inspired by the 122 rows - poem from George Meredith with same name. Reworked 1920 and performed first time June 14, 1921 by Sir Adrian Boult, conductor. Solo violinist Marie Hall.
A reviewer from "The Times" wrote: "It showed supreme disregard for the ways of today or yesterday. It dreamed itself along."
Ralph Vaughan Williams (* Oktocer 12, 1872 at Down…