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Ralph Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy, for speaker, small chorus and small orchestra

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MS. Mus. c. 140

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Autograph score of 'An Oxford Elegy', for speaker, small chorus and small orchestra, by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Words adapted from poems 'The Scholar Gipsy' and 'Thyrsis' by Matthew Arnold. It was performed privately in Dorking on 20 Nov 1949. The first public performance was given by the Eglesfield Music Societyin in The Queen's College, Oxford on 19 June 1952, conducted by Bernard Rose. ii + 64 pages.

Dates

  • [1952?]

Extent

66 pages

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 140

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9141

Overview

Ralph Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy, for speaker, small chorus and small orchestra. Autograph score, [1952?].

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) was a composer, teacher, writer and conductor. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mrs Vaughan Williams, 1960.
Title
Ralph Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy, for speaker, small chorus and small orchestra
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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