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Guided Listening Series: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
May 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDTFree
The Guided Listening sessions will help adult listeners to more deeply understand particular well-known works and lesser known treasures of the broader orchestral, chamber, and opera repertory by digging deeper. The work for this session will be Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Students will learn to examine and follow different music in each session through clues and information left by the composer and inferred from the composer’s life, performance practice, and other historical means. Please listen to the piece at least once before coming to the session to help prepare your ears and thoughts for the conversation about the work. This recording will get you started: