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Library Conference 2022

‘Once more to the mouths of the people’: Ralph Vaughan Williams and Folk Song


Conference of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
12–13 November 2022

Cecil Sharp House and online

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library’s 2022 conference considers Ralph Vaughan Williams in his 150th anniversary year, examining his relationship with folk song. Papers have been invited on such topics as Vaughan Williams the folk song collector; his motivations and philosophy; his relationship with his fellow collectors, composers and folklorists; his use of folk material in his original compositions; his folk song arrangements, and his use of folk tunes in the church.

There will be live music in addition to the papers.

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In person
Whole weekend: £60 (concessions £40, speakers £20)
One day only: £35 (concessions £20, speakers £12)

Whole weekend: £25 (concessions £15, speakers £10)
One day only: £13 (concessions £8, speakers £5)

Lunch is included in the ticket price for in-person delegates.

Online delegates will receive an email with a Zoom link in the week before the conference.

Reproduction of manuscript by Vaughan Williams: sheet music for 'The green rushes grow' with notes


Promoted by EFDSS

Logo: RVW 150


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