ENGLISH folk songs -- Collectors & collecting, FOLK songs, FOLKLORE collecting, FOLK music, CRITICISM, Textual, ENGLISH folk music, and HISTORY & criticism
The article examines the conception and collection of English folk songs by composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. Topics discussed include the association between the English folk music and rural landscape in the works of Vaughan Williams, his theory of folk song as belonging to the rural communities, and the influence of political and cultural attitudes on his music.
COMPOSERS, MUSICAL form, FOLK songs, STRINGED instruments, VIOLA, and VIOLIN
The article offers information on English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, along with his musical form and interest in indigenous folk song. Topics include the five concertante pieces of Vaughan Williams for string instruments including the Violin Concerto, solo viola, and the cello "Fantasia on Sussex Folk Tunes," the variety of chamberscale textures, and the role of violin as a solo instrument.