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According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Ralph Vaughan Williams was an English composer, pupil of Stanford, Bruch in Berlin), and Ravel (in Paris). Close associate of Holst; much influenced by English folk-music, some of which he collected and arranged. Based his "Sinfonia Antartica" (symphony no. 7) on his score for the film Scott of the Antarctic, and brought out his last symphony (no. 9) at the age of 85. He numbered only the last, identifying the others by key or by name. Other works include operas, ballet, many choral works, orchestral works with solol instruments, 2 string quartets, songs. Also conductor, especially choral, and hymn-book editor. O.M. 1935.
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[§] A Catalogue of the Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams by Michael Kennedy
[§] Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Other Works for Orchestra in Full Score by Ralph Vaughan Williams
[§] A London Symphony in Full Score by Ralph Vaughan Williams
[§] Vaughan Williams (Master Musicians Series) by James Day
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