Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Other Works for Orchestra in Full Score

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Other Works for Orchestra in Full Score

by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Music Scores


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The music of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) continues to enjoy great popularity around the world. Indeed, the title piece of this collection is one of the most widely performed and recorded compositions in the modern era. Now the complete score of the Fantasia, which was inspired by a melody that originated with the Renaissance-era composer Thomas Tallis, is available in this inexpensive collection.
Additional selections include the frequently performed Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1, Overture to "The Wasps," and the Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Highlighted by the great Tallis piece, this excellent and representative collection is reproduced from authoritative early editions and offers an important addition to the score collections of all lovers of fine music.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486408590
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 07/02/1999
Series: Dover Music Scores Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 369,511
Product dimensions: 12.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1952) was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores. A collector of traditional music, he incorporated the melodies of folk songs into many of his own works.

Table of Contents

Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1 in E Minor For Orchestra (1905-6)1
Overture to "The Wasps" (Aristophanic Suite) For Orchestra (1909)41
Fantasia on a Theme For Double String Orchestra (1910 / last revision, 1919)97
Fantasia on Christmas Carols For Baritone Solo, Chorus and Orchestra (1912)117

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