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Title The Cambridge companion to Vaughan Williams / edited by Alain Frogley and Aidan J. Thomson.

Published New York Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 VAUG/CAMB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 338 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to music.
Cambridge companions to music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-325) and indexes.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Chronology; Introduction Alain Frogley and Aidan J. Thomson; Part I. 'Who wants the English composer?': Forging a Path, 1890-1925: 1. The composer and society: family, politics, nation Julian Onderdonk; 2. Vaughan Williams's musical apprenticeship Byron Adams; 3. Becoming a national composer: critical reception to c.1925 Aidan J. Thomson; Part II. Works by Genre: 4. History and geography: the early orchestral works and first three symphonies Alain Frogley; 5. The songs and shorter secular choral works Sophie Fuller; 6. 'An Englishman and a democrat': Vaughan Williams, large choral works and the English festival tradition Charles Edward McGuire; 7. Folksong arrangements, hymn tunes, and church music Julian Onderdonk; 8. Music for stage and film Eric Saylor; 9. Chamber music and works for soloist with orchestra Christopher Mark; 10. The later symphonies Julian Horton; Part III. Activism, Reception, and Influence: 11. The public figure: Vaughan Williams as writer and activist David Manning; 12. Vaughan Williams, Boult, and the BBC Jenny Doctor; 13. Fluctuations in the response to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams Michael Kennedy; 14. Vaughan Williams and his successors: composers' forum Peter Maxwell Davies, Piers Hellawell, Nicola LeFanu and Anthony Payne in conversation with Aidan J. Thomson; Select bibliography; Index of Vaughan Williams's works.
Other author Frogley, Alain.
Thomson, Aidan J., 1975-
Subject Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Composers -- England -- Biogaphy.
Music -- England -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780521197687 (hbk.)
9780521162906 (paperback)