Ralph Vaughan Williams
Prelude 49th Parallel
Conductor's score and parts on hire - full orchestral version
Forces or Category: Full orchestra
Orchestration: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 4 hn, 2 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, cym, hp, str
For full orchestra
The Prelude to a 1941 British war film about a German U-boat crew becoming stranded in Canada, this work is quintessentially English in style. Also available for brass band or string orchestra, or in an adapted form for SATB and orchestra as The New Commonwealth.