Charles Villiers Stanford

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... read moreCharles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was a British composer of the late Romantic period, noted equally for his distinctive style and his influence on other composers. Stanford's music is comparable to Elgar and Parry in its sweep and grandiosity, and his three piano concertos, seven symphonies, an...

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Charles Villiers Stanford
Stanford: The Blue Bird
3:28
Charles Villiers Stanford
Beati Quorum Via, From Three Motets, Op. 38
3:06
Charles Villiers Stanford
Marcia Eroica, Op. 189, No. 2
5:30
Charles Villiers Stanford
Coelos Ascendit Hodie, From Three Motets, Op. 38
1:58
Charles Villiers Stanford
Stanford: Clarinet Concerto In A- (Ii) Andante Con Moto
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Biography

Active: 1890s-1920s
Country Of origin: Ireland

A distinguished Irish composer of music in the romantic style infused with English and Irish folk elements. He wrote operas, chamber music, piano pieces, and seven symphonies. ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi

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