Ten inspiring pieces of music 2: Vaughan Williams – Tallis Fantasia

Today’s inspiring piece is rather well-known: The Tallis Fantasia by the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. It’s based on a theme by the Tudor composer Thomas Tallis and was written with Gloucester Cathedral in mind, where it was premiered in 1910. There are three string sections, a full-sized string orchestra, a single desk from each […]