My introduction to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams came when I was 17. A recent convert to vocal music (back in the day, I was more of a pianist and oboist, in that order), I was looking for music to compete with at an upcoming competition.
“You know,” my teacher at the time said, “I think this one would really suit your voice… and your entire personality. Give it a shot”
That is how I came across “Silent Noon.” Continue reading