Ralph Vaughan Williams

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The Black House in Winter


The Winter Solstice is again upon we denizens of the Northern Hemisphere. Nature’s power is awesome, always to be respected, and as our days begin to lengthen, the gelid outdoors contrast with our toasty indoor spaces here at The Black House in the Haunted Hudson Valley.  Ralph Vaughan Williams scored the film SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC in 1948, which told the tragic tale of Scott’s failed Terra Nova expedition to reach the South Pole. RVW fashioned passages from this music into his Symphony No. 7 “Sinfonia Antartica” which was completed in 1952. Its five movements offer a sweeping aural rendition of […]

Vox Satanae: #501 - Yule Part IV

Vox Satanae – Episode 501: Yule – Part IV – Week of December 21, 2020

Vox Satanae – Episode 501 – Week of December 21, 2020 Yule – Part IV – 187 Minutes This week we hear anonymous and traditional works and works by John Taverner, Giovanni Gabrieli, Michael Praetorius, Orlando Gibbons, Francisco de Vidales, Francesco Manfredini, Johann Sebastian Bach, Hector Berlioz, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Harold Edwin Darke, Hugo Distler, Peter Warlock, John David, Jean Guillou, Krzysztof Penderecki, John Rutter, and Gary Fry. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 501. Download Vox Satanae Episode 501.

Vox Satanae: The Modern Period, Part II

Vox Satanae – Episode 495: The Modern Period: Part II – Week of November 09, 2020

Vox Satanae – Episode 495 – 180 Minutes – Week of November 09, 2020 The Modern Period – Part II This week we hear works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Heinrich Kaminski, Miklós Rózsa, Benjamin Britten, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Philip Glass, Wolfgang Rihm, Jennifer Higdon, Paweł Łukaszewski, Peter Boyer, and Cameron Carpenter. Stream Vox Satanae Episode 495. Download Vox Satanae Episode 495.