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by James Day
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, powe ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons
(first published November 1st 1975)
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The first part of this book is phenomenal; especially if you love one of the greatest English composers : - Ralph Vaughan Williams. James Day provides a biography in the first part of the book, and then a study of works in the second; the second part can be a bit dull in comparison to the first.