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||Play on youtube||Fantasia on Greensleeves||
|3||Symphony No. 2 in G ‘A London Symphony’: II. Lento||
|4||Play on youtube||Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis||
|5||Symphony No.6 in E Minor: IV. Epilogue. Moderato||
|6||Five Variants of ‘Dives and Lazarus’||
|7||Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, for Violin and Orchestra (Excerpt, Opening) - 1987 - Remaster||
|8||Play on youtube||Williams: The Lark Ascending||
|9||Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis for Double String Orchestra||
|10||Hymn Tune Prelude on Song 13 by Orlando Gibbons (arr. for string orchestra)||
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