Adams, Byron & Wells, Robin: Vaughan Williams Essays (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: List of Vaughan Williams Fellows, 1985–2002; Introduction, Byron Adams; The stages of revision of Vaughan Williams' 6th Symphony, Byron Adams; Vaughan Williams' 5th Symphony: ideology and aural tradition, Murray Dineen; A deconstruction of William Blake's Vision: Vaughan Williams and Job, Alison Sanders McFarland; Vaughan Williams and the 'night side of nature': octatonicism in Riders to the Sea, Walter Aaron Clark; 'Full of fresh thoughts': Vaughan Williams, Whitman and the genesis of A Sea Symphony, Stephen Town; Hymn tunes from folk songs: Vaughan Williams and English hymnody, Julian Onderdonk; Robert Louis Stevenson, Ralph Vaughan Williams and their Songs of travel, Rufus Hallmark; A critical appraisal of the Four Last Songs, Renée Chérie Clark; 'Words and music that are forever England': The Pilgrim's Progress and the pitfalls of nostalgia, Nathaniel G. Lew; Music, film and Vaughan Williams, Daniel Goldmark; Vaughan Williams and the English Music Festival: 1910, Charles Edward McGuire; Index.