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Percy Grainger And Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Comparative Study Of English Folk-Song Settings For Wind Band, Shawna Meggan Holtz Jan 2009

Percy Grainger And Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Comparative Study Of English Folk-Song Settings For Wind Band, Shawna Meggan Holtz

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This thesis provides a comparison and study of English folk music collected by composers Percy Grainger and Ralph Vaughan Williams in the early twentieth century. Individuals who played a key role in beginning the folk music collecting movement are discussed, as well as the Folk Song Society's position in regulating and organizing folk-song collecting. A brief biography on Grainger is provided, along with his methods of collecting and setting folk-songs, and his ideas and processes on "free music." Chapters on Ralph Vaughan Williams follow, exploring his folk-song collecting and settings for the church. Grainger and Vaughan Williams' most well-known ...


Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 20, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore Feb 1936

Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 20, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore

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Script for weekly WKU broadcast on WHAS radio. This show included Earl Moore, Gordon Wilson and demonstrations of folk songs.