Vaughan Williams's Oxford Elegy | University of Oxford

Vaughan Williams's Oxford Elegy

Speaker
Tim Porter, historian
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£9/£8 concessions (inc. tea & cake)
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
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