The Collector's Edition - Hugh the Drover (Act I)

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Title: The Collector's Edition - Hugh the Drover (Act I)
Otros títulos: Hugh the Drover
Operas
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ralph Vaughan Williams; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; John McCarthy; Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral; Barry Rose; Royal Philarmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Groves
Código CDU: Vau.08
Forma Musical: Operas.
Abstract: Ralph Vaughan Williams left a varied oeuvre that includes orchestral works, songs, operas, and various choral compositions. While primarily drawing on the rich tradition of English folksong and hymnody, Vaughan Williams produced well-loved works that fit into larger European traditions and gained worldwide popularity. Vaughan Williams, who lost his father early in life, was cared for by his mother. Related, through his mother, to both Charles Darwin and the Wedgwoods of pottery fame, he grew up without financial worries. He studied history and music at Trinity College, Cambridge, and finished up at the Royal College of Music, where he worked with Parry, Wood, and Stanford. In 1897, the year he married Adeline Fisher, Vaughan Williams traveled to Berlin to study with Max Bruch, also seeking Maurice Ravel as a teacher several years later, despite the fact that the French composer was three years his junior. In 1903, he started collecting English folksongs; certain characteristics of ...


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