Vaughan Williams's Oxford Elegy | University of Oxford

Vaughan Williams's Oxford Elegy

Tim Porter, historian
14:00 - 16:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH

Lecture Theatre

Lectures and seminars
£9/£8 concessions (inc. tea & cake)
Yes
Recommended
This strange and brooding piece of music was written by Ralph Vaughan Williams late in his troubled life. Setting Matthew Arnold's famous Oxford poems, the piece tells us much about this great composer, writing near the end of his career