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By Paul Rodmell

ISBN-10: 1138269034

ISBN-13: 9781138269033

ISBN-10: 1859281982

ISBN-13: 9781859281987

the 1st e-book dedicated to the composer Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) considering the fact that 1935, this survey presents the fullest account of his lifestyles and the main particular appraisal of his tune to this point. popular in his personal lifetime for the quick fee at which he produced new works, Stanford used to be additionally an incredible conductor and instructor. Paul Rodmell assesses those diverse roles and considers what Stanford's legacy to British song has been. Born and taken up in Dublin, Stanford studied at Cambridge and was once later appointed Professor of tune there. His Irish lineage remained major to him all through his existence, and this little-studied element of his personality is tested right here intimately for the 1st time. a guy approximately whom no-one who met him may perhaps think detached, Stanford made pals and enemies in equivalent numbers. Rodmell charts those relationships with humans and associations akin to Richter, Parry and the Royal collage of tune, and discusses how they encouraged Stanford's occupation. probably now not the most well-liked of lecturers, Stanford however coached a iteration of composers who have been to revitalize British track, among them Coleridge-Taylor, eire, Vaughan-Williams, Holst, Bridge and Howells. whereas their musical kinds is probably not evidently indebted to Stanford's, it really is transparent that, with no him, British song of the 1st 1/2 the 20th century may need taken a really varied course.

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