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Adrian Boult in The Life of Ralph Vaughan Williams

O Thou Transcendent: The Life of Ralph Vaughan Williams

2008 NR

Award-winning filmmaker Tony Palmer directs this riveting documentary on the life and times of influential English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. With archived performances by conductor Sir Adrian Boult and stirring musical passages from "The Tallis Fantasia" and "The Lark Ascending," among others, Palmer's film also features interviews with Vaughan and his beloved wife, Ursula.