Grace Mary Williams: Penillion, symphonic poem (1955)

This is day 23 of the A-toZ Challenge in which I attempt to blog every day (excepting Sundays) during the month of April. During this month, I am curating a collection of “classical” music pieces, which are lesser known or by lesser known composers (to me at least).  Today’s composer is Grace Mary Williams (1906 – 1977).

Grace Williams was a Welsh conductor. She came from a musical family and studied in London with Ralph Vaughn Williams. This piece starts out lush and reminds me of Vaughn Williams as well as the American-Armenian composer, Alan Hovhaness, especially his “Mysterious Mountain”

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Writer and Education Professional. Specialties include Ethics, Personal Memoir, Classical music, Tai Chi, Stress Reduction, Meditation, Coping, Classical Music, Aging, Love, Joy, Compassion and Equanimity (& what interests me.)

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