The Music

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)

To celebrate the 150th year of his birth …

Toward The Unknown Region (1907), a remarkable marriage of music and Walt Whitman’s text which established Vaughan Williams as an important English composer.

Read about it.  |  Listen to it.  

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Mass in g minor (1921), a distinctly English and deeply spiritual mass in five unaccompanied movements.

Read about it.  |    Listen to it (with score).Learn parts with Cyberbass.

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

Vier Quartette, Op. 92 (1884), a setting of four secular poems by Goethe, Daumer, Allmers, and Hebbel, demonstrating Brahms’s mastery of lyrical melody in depicting romantic moods.

 

 Read about it (p 3).     |  Listen to it.


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