Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

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[+] Doonan, Michael. "The Pilgrim's Progress: An Analytical Study and Case for the Performance of the Opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams." D.M.A. diss., Indiana University, 1975.

Chapters II ("Musical Symbolism: The Use of Leitmotivic Symbols and Motto Tunes") and V ("The RVW Style as Manifested in This Work") contain information about his use of borrowed materials. Among the materials Vaughan Williams incorporates into the opera are the hymn tunes York and Lasst uns erfreuen and Thomas Tallis's Third Mode Melody.

Works: Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress.

Index Classifications: 1900s

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