Other English Composers

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

When Ralph Vaughan Williams was writing music it was a great time to be an English composer. He taught other English composers, studied with English composers and used English folk tunes in his compositions. This week on Classics for Kids, meet some of Vaughan Williams musical friends and colleagues.

Music used within the program:

Arthur S. Sullivan: Pinafore Overture 

Hubert Parry: English Suite

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: Irish Rhapsody

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1

Gustav Holst: Jupiter

George Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow

Percy Grainger: Country Gardens

Peter Warlock: Capriole Suite

Gordon Jacob: Five Pieces, Country Dance

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves 

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