Vaughan Williams

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Dent, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 228 pages
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Revised and expanded, this book considers recent work on the life and music of this leading English composer. Day presents Vaughan Williams as a part of the great post-Romantic reactionary movement in the company of composers such as Debussy and Stravinsky. The author also demonstrates that the circumstances of Vaughan Williams' life are reflected in his wide-ranging, powerful, and intense music.

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Contents

Background and Early L1fe
1
The Student 18901904
8
Explor1ng New Paths 190414
18
Sold1er and Teacher 191422
30
Further Recogn1t1on 193545
45
The Last Years 194558
61
The S1mple Kleptoman1ac
73
Smallscale Works
87
Operas
108
XIL Other Stage Works F1lm Mus1c and Short Orchestral Works
127
The Symphon1es w1th Names
137
The Symphon1es w1th Numbers
151
Works w1th Solo Instruments and Chamber Music
167
append1ces A Calendar
181
B Catalogue of Works
194
Personal1a
217

Largescale Works for Vo1ces
97
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