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Vaughan Williams Essays

Vaughan Williams Essays

  • Author: Adams, Byron
  • Editor: Wells, Robin
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  • Contents: List of Vaughan Williams Fellows, 1985-2002
  • Introduction, Byron Adams
  • The stages of revision of Vaughan Williams' 6th Symphony, Byron Adams
  • Vaughan Williams' 5th Symphony: ideology and aural tradition, Murray Dineen
  • A deconstruction of William Blake's Vision: Vaughan Williams and Job, Alison Sanders McFarland
  • Vaughan Williams and the 'night side of nature': octatonicism in Riders to the Sea, Walter Aaron Clark
  • 'Full of fresh thoughts': Vaughan Williams, Whitman and the genesis of A Sea Symphony, Stephen Town
  • Hymn tunes from folk songs: Vaughan Williams and English hymnody, Julian Onderdonk
  • Robert Louis Stevenson, Ralph Vaughan Williams and their Songs of travel, Rufus Hallmark
  • A critical appraisal of the Four Last Songs, Renee Cherie Clark
  • 'Words and music that are forever England': The Pilgrim's Progress and the pitfalls of nostalgia, Nathaniel G. Lew
  • Music, film and Vaughan Williams, Daniel Goldmark
  • Vaughan Williams and the English Music Festival: 1910, Charles Edward McGuire
  • Index.