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An Oxford Elegy

Ralph Vaughan Williams

An Oxford Elegy

For Speaker, Small Chorus, and Small Orchestra

by Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10128053M
ISBN 100193392062
ISBN 109780193392069

View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of An Oxford Elegy Flos Campi Whitsunday Hymn Sancta Civitas on Discogs. Label: EMI Classics - 5 2 5,EMI Classics - CDM 5 2 • Series: British Composers • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Classical •. An Oxford Elegy for narrator, small chorus & small orchestra; Flos Campi, suite for viola, small chorus & small orchestra; Te Deum for chorus & organ (or orchestra) in G; O Clap Your Hands, motet for chorus, brass & organ (Psalm 47) The Old th Psalm ("All people that on earth do dwell"), for chorus, unison chorus, orchestra & organPrice: $

In the Oxford Elegy the choir is joined by speaker John Westbrook and the Jacques Orchestra in the composer’s setting of words from Matthew Arnold’s The Scholar Gipsy. The narrator delivers most of the text, on which the chorus comments. In literature, an elegy is a mournful, melancholic or plaintive poem, especially a funeral song or lament for the dead. This article traces the elegy as a form of poem. The title elegies is problematic for many modern readers considering the poems by John Donne gathered under that title. The term ‘elegy’ is generally associated with poems of mourning, either for the death of an individual.

Given the structuring properties discovered for archaic Greek elegy in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 proceeds to demonstrate that such structuring tendencies were used to great benefit by elegists for the employment of regularly recurring phrases that could be adapted to fit varying metrical contexts. Through the investigation of a subset of poetic phraseology labeled “lexical formulas,” that is. The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy Edited by Karen Weisman Oxford Handbooks. Thirty-eight specially written contributions by leading experts; Discussion of elegy ranging from Ancient Greek and Roman through Early Modern, Romantic, Modernist, to contemporary.


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An Oxford Elegy is a work for narrator, small mixed chorus and small orchestra, written by Ralph Vaughan Williams between and It uses portions of two poems by Matthew Arnold, "The Scholar Gipsy" and "Thyrsis".The first performance took place privately, whilst the public premiere took place in Oxford in Junewith Steuart Wilson as the speaker and Bernard Rose : poems by Matthew Arnold: "The Scholar Gipsy".

Get BEST PRICE AT AXTON BOOKS on An Oxford Elegy - By Ralph Vaughan Williams - - (Oxford) - for narrator, SATB chorus and chamber or string orchestra An Oxford Elegy Pages: In the latter stages of his career, Vaughan Williams experimented with unusual sonorities: the spoken word was explored in An Oxford Elegy composed between andand scored for speaker, small mixed chorus, and small by: 1.

An Oxford Elegy is a work for narrator, small mixed chorus and small orchestra, written by Ralph Vaughan Williams between and It uses portions of two poems by Matthew Arnold, The Scholar Gipsy and first performance took place privately, whilst the public premiere took place in Oxford in Junewith Steuart Wilson as the speaker and Bernard Rose conductor.

for narrator, SATB chorus and chamber or string orchestra An Oxford Elegy combines adapted versions of The Scholar Gypsy and Thyrsis by Victorian poet Matthew Arnold. It conveys the story of An Oxford Elegy book Oxford scholar who abandons his friends and studies to live in the countryside surrounding the city as a gypsy.

The work is unusual in An Oxford Elegy book fact that the text is largely spoken by a narrator, with the. This page lists all recordings of An Oxford Elegy by Ralph Vaughan Williams ().

(Matthew Arnold). For speaker, small mixed chorus (SATB) and small orchestra. by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( - ), "An Oxford Elegy" [narrator, chorus, and small orchestra] [ text verified 1 time] Researcher for this text: Ahmed E.

Ismail. This text was added to the website: Line count: Word count: Gentle Reminder. An Oxford Elegy is a work for narrator, small mixed chorus and small orchestra, written by Ralph Vaughan Williams between and It uses portions of two poems by Matthew Arnold, "The Scholar Gipsy" and "Thyrsis".The first performance took place privately, whilst the public premiere took place in Oxford in Junewith Steuart Wilson as the speaker and Bernard Rose conductor.

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‘An Oxford Elegy’ is an atmospheric meditation, located tantalisingly just beyond the ‘dreaming spires’. To narrate the performance the Choral Society welcome actor, stalwart of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’, and Bristol Choral Society choir member, John Telfer.

‘The poem is a whimsical elegy on the death of a friend's husband, focusing on the denial and hope and implausible resilience of the survivor, in the proud silent puzzlement of a cat left alone.’ ‘The bells are on buoys in Sydney harbour, and the poem is partly an elegy and meditation on Joe Lynch, a friend of the poet's, who had one.

An Oxford Elegy for narrator, mixed chorus, and small orchestra () Folk Songs of the Four Seasons, Cantata for women's voices with orchestra or piano (). Suite for small orchestra from Folk Songs of the Four Seasons, arranged by Roy Douglas ().

for narrator, SATB chorus, and string orchestra An Oxford Elegy combines adapted versions of The Scholar Gypsy and Thyrsis by Victorian poet Matthew Arnold. It conveys the story of an Oxford scholar who abandons his friends and studies to live in the countryside surrounding the city as a gypsy.

The work is unusual in the fact that the text is largely spoken by a narrator, with the chorus. An interactive digital study guide on “An African Elegy” by Ben Okri.

This is a prescribed poem for the South African NCS Home Language English curriculum since The guide for the poem covers themes, vocabulary help, textual analysis and examination preparation activities. An Oxford Elegy: Vocal score Paperback – Ma by Ralph Vaughan Williams (Composer) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Sheet music "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $Format: Paperback. Book Reviews; 22 June An Oxford Elegy It's been a while since I've been back to visit my parents in Oxfordshire and this weekend there were several other reasons to head west.

First, it was my dad's MA graduation ceremony and the plan was for me to join my parents for a celebratory dinner at Le Manoir in Great Milton. Although Raymond. The original story. Arnold prefaces the poem with an extract from Glanvill which tells the story of an impoverished Oxford student who left his studies to join a band of gipsies, and so ingratiated himself with them that they told him many of the secrets of their some time he was discovered and recognised by two of his former Oxford associates, who learned from him that the gipsies.

As a retired English lit prof, I was absolutely astounded and pleased with An Oxford Elegy and it's interwoven use of Arnold's two poems. And my husband commented on how vividly V. Williams's music conjures up visions of the rolling English countryside.

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Buy An Oxford Elegy by Vaughan Williams from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy, etc. Centaur: CRC Buy CD or download online. Edward Scott Hendricks (baritone) & Gerald Killebrew (narrator) Chorus Civitas, Chorus Civitas Chamber Orchestra, Robert Taylor.A warm welcome back to some old friends from EMI's extensive Vaughan Williams archive.

Both An Oxford Elegy (a hauntingly nostalgic setting from for speaker, chorus, and chamber orchestra of words by poet Matthew Arnold) and the sensuous Flos Campi () for solo viola, wordless chorus, and small orchestra were set down within the ideal acoustic of Cambridge's Trinity /5(49).