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Vaughan Williams on music

Author: Ralph Vaughan Williams; David Manning
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The composer explains in his own words his pursuit of two related ambitions: to create his own musical language, and to make early 20th-century England a musical nation. The book contains 102 items written between 1897 and 1958, including articles for musical magazines, transcripts of broadcasts obituaries and programme notes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.
Vaughan Williams on music.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2006050654
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Vaughan Williams; David Manning
ISBN: 9780199720408 0199720401
OCLC Number: 647668049
Notes: Originally published in various sources.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 435 p.) : music.
Contents: Musical life and English music --
Continental composers --
Folk song --
British composers --
Programme notes on Vaughan Williams's music --
Programme notes on the music of other composers.
Other Titles: Literary works.
Responsibility: edited by David Manning.

Abstract:

The composer explains in his own words his pursuit of two related ambitions: to create his own musical language, and to make early 20th-century England a musical nation. The book contains 102 items written between 1897 and 1958, including articles for musical magazines, transcripts of broadcasts obituaries and programme notes.
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The variety is remarkable...engagingly written... Andrew Green, Classical Music

 
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