Stephen J. Town

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Stephen J. Town (’77 M.M.), Maryville, Missouri, has published his second scholarly volume, The Choral-Orchestral Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams: Autographs, Context, Discourse (Lexington Books). His first volume, An Imperishable Heritage: British Choral Music from Parry to Dyson (Ashgate), was published in 2012. Both are based on archival research conducted at the British Library, Cambridge University and Oxford University. A Visiting Research Fellowship recipient of Clare Hall in Cambridge in 2014, Town was awarded a life membership there. He is a professor of music at Northwest Missouri State University, where he joined the faculty in 1986.