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Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed the opera   
The Pilgrim's Progress
Based on John Bunyan's allegory
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
A London Symphony
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Also known as the Tallis Fantasia
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
The Sea Symphony
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
The Lark Ascending
1914
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   lifespan was   
1872-1958
British composer
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
The Pilgrim's Progress
(1951) Williams was hired by the BBC in 1942 to compose incidental music for a radio play version of this John Bunyan allegory. Williams wrote the libretto, and tried to universalize the central message of sprituality by changing the protagonist's name from Bunyan's choice, "Christian", to the more diplomatic "Pilgrim".
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Riders to the Sea
(premiered 1937) Williams' most popular opera. Based on John Millington Synge's play.
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Songs of Travel
Song cycle for voice and orchestra, 1904
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
On Wenlock Edge
Song cycle for tenor with piano and string quartet, 1909
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
The Wasps: Aristophanic Suite
1914
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Sinfonia Antartica
For orchestra with soprano soloist and women's chorus, 1952
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Dona Nobis Pacem
For soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   was born in   
England
1872-1958; composer of symphonies, operas, vocal and chamber music
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Along the Field"
Eight song cycle with texts by Alfred Hausman
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Five Mystical Songs"
Cycle with texts by George Herbert
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Four English Folk Songs"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"On Wenlock Edge"
Six song cycle
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Six Choral Songs to Be Sung in Time of War"
Texts by Percy Shelly
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Songs of Travel"
Song cycle to texts by Robert Louis Stevenson
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Ten Blake Songs"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Three Shakespeare Songs"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
The Lark Ascending
For violin and orchestra, 1914
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
In the Fen Country
For orchestra, 1904
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus
1939
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Three Poems by Walt Whitman"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed the opera   
Hugh the Drover
Libretto by Harold Child; 1909-1910
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed the opera   
Sir John in Love
Appearance of 'Fantasy on Greensleaves'
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
English Folk Song Suite
For military band, 1923
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Sea Songs
For band, 1923
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
For organ, 1920
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Ten Blake Songs
Song cycle for high voice and oboe, 1957
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Serenade to Music
For 16 solo voices and orchestra; a setting of Shakespeare, 1938
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
Job: A Masque for Dancing
Ballet, 1930






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