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Ralph Vaughan Williams:

Turn of the 20th Century English Composers

Ralph Vaughan Williams arrived on the scene just as a definite English classical music sound was being established. His three main teachers at the Royal Academy of Music were Arthur Sullivan, Hubert Parry, and Charles Stanford. Edward Elgar and Gustav Holst also had an influence on Vaughan Williams. Other contemporaries of his were George Butterworth, Percy Grainger, and Peter Warlock.

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Learn more about Ralph Vaughan Williams

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This Week's Quiz

Which of Vaughan Williams teachers at the Royal Conservatory of Music in London was actually Irish?

 Charles Hubert Hastings Perry

 Charles Stanford

 Sir Arthur Sullivan

 Henry Purcell

 Percy Grainger

Who had the greatest influence on Vaughan Williams music?

 Charles Hubert Hastings Perry

 Percy Grainger

 Edward Elgar

 Gustav Holst

 Sir Arthur Sullivan

Which of the following composers collected English folk music?

 Edward Elgar

 Henry Purcell

 Percy Grainger

 Peter Warlock

 Gordon Jacob

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

Turn of the 20th Century English Composers

Ralph Vaughan Williams arrived on the scene just as a definite English classical music sound was being established. His three main teachers at the Royal Academy of Music were Arthur Sullivan, Hubert Parry, and Charles Stanford. Edward Elgar and Gustav Holst also had an influence on Vaughan Williams. Other contemporaries of his were George Butterworth, Percy Grainger, and Peter Warlock.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which of Vaughan Williams teachers at the Royal Conservatory of Music in London was actually Irish?

 Charles Hubert Hastings Perry

 Charles Stanford

 Sir Arthur Sullivan

 Henry Purcell

 Percy Grainger

Who had the greatest influence on Vaughan Williams music?

 Charles Hubert Hastings Perry

 Percy Grainger

 Edward Elgar

 Gustav Holst

 Sir Arthur Sullivan

Which of the following composers collected English folk music?

 Edward Elgar

 Henry Purcell

 Percy Grainger

 Peter Warlock

 Gordon Jacob

 

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