Donald Macleod offers an informative and accessible guide to composers and their music.
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The composer of Jerusalem was very far from the conservative figure his image suggests.
What is the strange power of Jerusalem which makes strong men weep?
Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.
Parry's last public performance and his death shortly afterwards.
Part of a 1958 recording of Paul Robeson singing Parry's Jerusalem.
Parry's work on a set of unaccompanied motets.
I Was Glad was written for the Coronation of King Edward VII in Westminster Abbey in 1902
25 March 2019 - Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
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Hundreds of composers have been the subject of Composer of the Week over the last 70 years.
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