Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The late unaccompanied choral works of Ralph Vaughan-Williams: A conductor's analysis and performance guide
by Schroeder, David, D.M.A., University of South Carolina, 2012, 165; 3548812
Abstract (Summary)

This study presents background information about, an analysis of the structural and compositional elements of, and a guide to rehearsal and performance considerations involving the unaccompanied choral works composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams between the years 1945 and 1958. Eighteen individual pieces are discussed, including three motets, two chorales, five part songs, and eight folk song arrangements. Analytical charts mapping the form, phrase structure, and additional elements of each piece are included in the appendix. Additional information primarily concerned with Vaughan Williams's teachers and influences is also included.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Wyatt, Larry, Jenkins, J. Daniel
Commitee: Gowan, Andrew, Jenkins, J. Daniel, Phillips, Rebecca
School: University of South Carolina
Department: Music Performance
School Location: United States -- South Carolina
Source: DAI-A 74/05(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Keywords: Analysis, Choral, Conductor, England, Music, Performance guide, Unaccompanied, Vaughan-Williams, Ralph
Publication Number: 3548812
ISBN: 978-1-267-84609-9
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