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Ralph Vaughan Williams:

About Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams was one of the most important 20th century English composers. He spent years traveling the country collecting English folk songs, writing them down, and publishing them. Many of those melodies wound up in his music.

Music heard in this episode:

Vaughan Williams: The Running Set
Vaughan Williams: London Symphony
Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody
Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite - Seventeen Come Sunday
Vaughan Williams: Wasps Overture
Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs - Quick march
Vaughan Williams: For All the Saints
Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves

Learn more about Ralph Vaughan Williams

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This Week's Quiz

Vaughan Williams fathers family came from what country?

 Scotland

 Ireland

 England

 Wales

 France

Who was Vaughan Williams' first music teacher?

 His Father

 His Mother

 The Church Organist

 His Grandfather

 His Aunt

Vaughan Williams wrote a concerto for which instrument?

 Tuba

 Flute

 Organ

 Saxophone

 Recorder

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

About Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams was one of the most important 20th century English composers. He spent years traveling the country collecting English folk songs, writing them down, and publishing them. Many of those melodies wound up in his music.

Music heard in this episode:

Vaughan Williams: The Running Set
Vaughan Williams: London Symphony
Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody
Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite - Seventeen Come Sunday
Vaughan Williams: Wasps Overture
Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs - Quick march
Vaughan Williams: For All the Saints
Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves

Learn more about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Vaughan Williams fathers family came from what country?

 Scotland

 Ireland

 England

 Wales

 France

Who was Vaughan Williams' first music teacher?

 His Father

 His Mother

 The Church Organist

 His Grandfather

 His Aunt

Vaughan Williams wrote a concerto for which instrument?

 Tuba

 Flute

 Organ

 Saxophone

 Recorder

 

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