The Wasps (includes Overture)
Ralph Vaughan Williams


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Vaughan Williams starts with a drop — The Wasps fly in to this year's chart at 295, down 30 places from 2014

It was thanks to Cambridge University that Ralph Vaughan Williams wrote the music for a satirical production of the Aristophanes comedy The Wasps. He was invited to compose it by the fabulously named Cambridge Greek Play Committee.

The Jury by John Morgan (1861).