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Vaughan Williams
 
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James Day
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Vaughan Williams

3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
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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Max Gibson
Jul 19, 2012 Max Gibson rated it really liked it
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.
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