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Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains. 'Pastoral episode' based on Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress

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MS. Mus. c. 454

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Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains. 'Pastoral episode' based on Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Autograph score in ink with pencil and blue and red crayon markings, indicating use in performance and as the engraver's copy for publication (London, 1925). No title.

Dates

  • [1922]

Extent

48 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 454

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15922

Abstract

Autograph score of The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains by Ralph Vaughan Williams, [1922].

Biographical / Historical

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

Custodial History

At the foot of p. 1 is a pencil note: 'Autograph of Vaughan Williams "Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains". Composer gave it to me, as he regarded the written music as purely mechanical and of no account. Claude Aveling, R.C.M. about 1927'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 2002, where it was found amongst manuscripts collected by Sir Hugh Allen.

Dimensions

Folio
Title
'The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains, pastoral episode' by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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