Vaughan Williams

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English composer influenced by folk tunes and music of the Tudor period (1872-1958)

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Following on from his interest in folk music through his family's connections with the Broadwood family, in 1903 Ralph Vaughan Williams began to collect folk songs in Essex.
Collectively they yield a more nuanced view of Vaughan Williams as orchestral composer.
Vaughan Williams might have denied it was a war symphony, but, with so much war imagery (clattering guns and cannon fire) it's hard to think otherwise.
And the two sets of jacket notes, written by David Pike and Hugh Cobbe of the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust, are comprehensive and enlightening.
Vaughan Williams first encountered this Royal Navy song in 1905 at the Union Workhouse in King's Lynn, Norfolk.
The idea of a company for the theatre artists of Wales came about in 1979 when Alan Vaughan Williams contacted Philip Madoc and Ray Smith with a view to trying to fill the gap left by the death of the Welsh Drama Company, Theatr yr Ymylon.
Vaughan Williams indeed never got over Butterworth, or the idea that had the latter lived he would have been the great composer of his generation.
The evening was anchored by Walton in the first half and Vaughan Williams in the second - the former offering principal cellist Jonathan Aasgaard the chance to show why he could happily forge a solo career if he chose, and the latter linking both the Phil's current Made in Britain and No.
Enid Vaughan Williams died at the Allt Wen Hospital at Tremadog after suffering a stroke.
The idea was first given a public airing last year on behalf of the Racing Forum by trainer Ferdy Murphy but the group's submission to the DCMS - published online alongside 12 other responses - has been given statistical back-up by an independent assessment from Professor Leighton Vaughan Williams of Nottingham Trent University.
This is not to say Radio 4 listeners prefer Vaughan Williams to Beethoven or Elgar to Mozart.
From Bizet to Mozart and Vaughan Williams to Mussorgsky, this concert promises to kick-start the Welsh Proms with a sparkling confection of the world's most popular short classics.
Wolfers and Zitzewitz 2004; Smith, Paton, and Vaughan Williams 2006) and may be open to systematic biases, such as optimism bias (Cowgill, Wolfers, and Zitzewitz 2008) and the favorite-longshot bias (e.
THE Lark Ascending by British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams has been voted the nation's favourite piece of classical music for the third year running.