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Vaughan Williams

Author: James Day
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Expanded and revised, this text takes account of work on the life and music of Ralph Vaughan Williams who succeeded Elgar as the leading English composer of his time. It presents him as essentially  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ralph Vaughan Williams; Ralph Vaughan Williams; Ralph Vaughan Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Day
ISBN: 019816632X 9780198166320 0198166311 9780198166313
OCLC Number: 749874918
Notes: Previous edition: London : Dent, 1964.
Description: xiii, 343 pages, [8] pages of plates : music ; 24 cm.
Contents: The background and early life; the student (1890-1904); exploring new paths (1904-14); soldier and teacher (1914-22); a prophet not without honour (1922-34); further recognition (1935-45); the last years (1945-58); the simple kleptomaniac; small-scale works; large-scale works; operas; other stage works, film music, and short orchestral works; the symphonies with names; the symphonies with numbers; works with solo instruments and chamber music. Appendices: calendar; catalogue of works; personalia.
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: James Day.

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