Definition of Ralph Vaughan Williams

1. Noun. English composer influenced by folk tunes and music of the Tudor period (1872-1958).

Exact synonyms: Vaughan Williams
Generic synonyms: Composer



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Literary usage of Ralph Vaughan Williams

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1. Visitation of England and Wales by Joseph Jackson Howard, Frederick Arthur Crisp (1905)
"Prebendary Peacey, the Vicar), on Saturday, 9 October 1897, Ralph Vaughan Williams (2nd son of the Rev. Arthur Charles Vaughan Williams, Vicar of Down ..."

2. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"None are finer than "All Creatures of Our God and King," setting the prayer of Francis of Assisi to magnificent music by Ralph Vaughan Williams: Thou ..."

3. Outlines of Music History by Clarence Grant Hamilton (1913)
"Among others may be mentioned Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-), whose works are melodic, and bold in harmony; Josef Holbrooke (1878-), who studied at the ..."

4. Handbook for A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: Adapted to the Various Kinds by Myron K Sauder (2003)
"... Compiled by Percy Dearmer and Ralph Vaughan Williams, this hymnal is a landmark in the hymnody of England. SWS Fretz, Clarence Y., and Showalter, ..."

5. Shakespeare Country and Cotswoldsby Landmark Visitors Guides Staff by Landmark Visitors Guides Staff (2004)
"... a Neolithic camp, while to the south is a fourth Ampney, Down Ampney, famous as the birthplace of Ralph Vaughan Williams. ..."

6. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"FREDERICK KEEL, Esq. FRANK KIDSON, Esq. JA FULLER MAITLAND, Esq. CECIL SHARP, Esq. GILBERT WEBB, Esq. RALPH VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS, Esq. Mus. Doc. Hon. Secretary. ..."

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