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Vaughan Williams: 3 Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes

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  • Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Instrumentation: Organ
  • Work: 3 Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes
  • ISMN: 9790220217432
  • Size: 8.7 x 11.9 inches

Description

Vaughan William's Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes for organ was first published in 1920, the same year as The Lark Ascending. The most well-known of the three preludes is Rhosymedre, or ‘Lovely', based on a melody named after the village of Rhosymedre in North Wales. The first prelude, Bryn Calfaria is based on a melody by W. Owen, while Hyfrdol comes from a hymn tune by R. H. Prichard.

Contents:

Bryn Calfaria Rhosymedre Hyfrdol