Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom (1872 – 1958)
Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (1872–1958) was an influential English composer.
Vaughan Williams was born on 12th October 1872 in Down Ampney, a village in the Cotswolds. After attending Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Cambridge, he became a student at the Royal College of Music; he later studied with Max Bruch in Berlin and Maurice Ravel in Paris.
He served as a lieutenant in World War I, having volunteered for the Field Ambulance Service; the appalling carnage affected him deeply… read more
|1||Play on youtube||The Lark Ascending||
|2||Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending: Opening (Excerpt)||
|3||Play on youtube||Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis||
|4||Play on youtube||Fantasia on Greensleeves||
|5||Concerto for 2 Pianos in C Major (arr. from Piano Concerto in C Major): II. Romanza: Lento||
|6||Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves, for Flute, Harp and Strings||
|7||Hymn Tune Prelude on Song 13 by Orlando Gibbons (arr. for string orchestra)||
|8||Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis: Opening||
|9||Play on youtube||Five Variants of ‘Dives and Lazarus’||
|10||Suite for Viola & Small Orchestra: II. Carol||
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