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Title The Cambridge companion to Vaughan Williams / edited by Alain Frogley and Aidan J. Thomson.
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML410.V3 C36 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xx, 338 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Cambridge companions to music
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-325) and indexes.
Contents The composer and society: family, politics, nation / Julian Onderdonk -- Vaughan Williams's musical apprenticeship / Byron Adams -- Becoming a national composer: critical reception to c.1925 / Aidan J. Thomson -- History and geography: the early orchestral works and first three symphonies / Alain Frogley -- The songs and shorter secular choral works / Sophie Fuller -- 'An Englishman and a democrat': Vaughan Williams, large choral works and the English festival tradition / Charles Edward McGuire -- Folksong arrangements, hymn tunes, and church music / Julian Onderdonk -- Music for stage and film / Eric Saylor -- Chamber music and works for soloist with orchestra / Christopher Mark -- The later symphonies / Julian Horton -- The public figure: Vaughan Williams as writer and activist / David Manning -- Vaughan Williams, Boult, and the BBC / Jenny Doctor -- Fluctuations in the response to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams / Michael Kennedy -- Vaughan Williams and his successors: composers' forum / Peter Maxwell Davies, Piers Hellawell, Nicola LeFanu and Anthony Payne in conversation with Aidan J. Thomson.
Subject Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.
Composers -- England -- Biogaphy.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Music -- England -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Related Names Frogley, Alain.
Thomson, Aidan J., 1975-
ISBN 0521197686 hardback
9780521197687 hardback
9780521162906 paperback
0521162904 paperback
OCLC number 842307545