Tag Archives: Vaughan Williams

David Rose Recital

So far this school year I’ve been to quite a few concerts already. I’m well over half of my concert attendance requirement, and I’ll have got my 8 concerts in within a week. I’ve been hearing a lot of great … Continue reading

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Arbitrary Countdowns: Top 10 Most Beautiful Pieces

Beautiful is a word that gets overused way too much in music for me. It gets used to describe almost any slow, generally tonal piece of music, which bothers me, mostly because I think there should be a special realm … Continue reading

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Vaughan Williams: Symphony 9

Recently I mentioned that I’d be drowning myself in Vaughan Williams. I wasn’t kidding. Most of the music I’ve been listening to has been by Ralph. I’d definitely put him near the top of the list of greatest 20th century … Continue reading

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

On a whim, I decided to listen to Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis” mostly because I’m on a Renaissance vocal music kick, and it was in the related videos side bar on youtube. Then from there … Continue reading

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