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Letters of Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1895-1958.

Author: Hugh Cobbe
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection of 750 of Ralph Vaughan Williams' letters, introduced and annotated, provides insights on his early development, his own music and his views on the music of others, his political attitudes, especially to the two world wars, his close personal friendships, and his marriages. - ;The book comprises a selection of some 750 letters of the composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams, selected from an extant corpus of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Ralph Vaughan Williams; Ralph Vaughan Williams
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Cobbe
ISBN: 9780191555282 0191555282
OCLC Number: 815380930
Awards: Winner of Winner of the C B Oldman Prize, awarded by the International Association of Music Libraries.
Description: 1 online resource (700 pages)
Contents: LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS --
Introduction --
1 Earliest Letters (c.1895) to the Outbreak of the First World War: 1895-1914 --
2 From the Beginning of the First World War until the Move to Dorking: 1914-1929 --
3 From the Move to Dorking until the Outbreak of the Second World War: 1929-September 1939 --
4 The Second World War: September 1939-May 1945 --
5 From the Second World War to the Move Back to London: June 1945-15 September 1953 --
6 From the Move Back to London until VW's Death: 15 September 1953-26 August 1958 --
LIST OF SOURCES --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX OF WORKS OF RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS --
GENRAL INDEX --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y --
Z.

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