Charles Villiers Stanford

Irish composer. Born 30 September 1852. Died 29 March 1924
Charles Villiers Stanford
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1852-09-30
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Charles Villiers Stanford

Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852 – 29 March 1924) was an Irish composer, music teacher, and conductor. Born to a well-off and highly musical family in Dublin, Stanford was educated at the University of Cambridge before studying music in Leipzig and Berlin. He was instrumental in raising the status of the Cambridge University Musical Society, attracting international stars to perform with it.

While still an undergraduate, Stanford was appointed organist of Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1882, aged 29, he was one of the founding professors of the Royal College of Music, where he taught composition for the rest of his life. From 1887 he was also Professor of Music at Cambridge. As a teacher, Stanford was sceptical about modernism, and based his instruction chiefly on classical principles as exemplified in the music of Brahms. Among his pupils were rising composers whose fame went on to surpass his own, such as Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan Williams. As a conductor, Stanford held posts with the Bach Choir and the Leeds triennial music festival.

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Charles Villiers Stanford
Ballet Music No 2
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Ballet Music No 2

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Justorum animae (3 Motets, Op.38)
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Justorum animae (3 Motets, Op.38)

Justorum animae (3 Motets, Op.38)

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Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
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Justorum animae
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Justorum animae
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The Blue Bird
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The Blue Bird
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Beati quorum 3 Motets Op.38
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Beati quorum 3 Motets Op.38
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Fare Well (Songs for the Fleet, Op.117)
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Fare Well (Songs for the Fleet, Op.117)
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Rondo in F major for cello and orchestra
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Rondo in F major for cello and orchestra
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Eternal Father, Op.135 no.2
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Eternal Father, Op.135 no.2
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The Blue Bird, Op.119 no.3
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The Blue Bird, Op.119 no.3

The Blue Bird, Op.119 no.3

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Swedish Chamber Choir
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Piano Concerto no.2 - 2nd mvt 'Adagio Molto'
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Piano Concerto no.2 - 2nd mvt 'Adagio Molto'
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Beati quorum via, Op 38 No 3
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Beati quorum via, Op 38 No 3
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Ballet Music No 2
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Ballet Music No 2
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There's a Bower of Roses
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There's a Bower of Roses
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The Bluebird
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The Bluebird
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Iustorum animæ
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Iustorum animæ
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Magnificat for Double Chorus, Op.164
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Magnificat for Double Chorus, Op.164
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The Bluebird
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The Bluebird

The Bluebird

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The Ladenses 6
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Irish Rhapsody No 3 in D major
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Irish Rhapsody No 3 in D major
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On Time, Op.142
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On Time, Op.142
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Magnificat (Evening Service in G major)
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Magnificat (Evening Service in G major)
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3 Motets (Op.38), no.3; Beati quorum via
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3 Motets (Op.38), no.3; Beati quorum via
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The Blue Bird, from 8 Partsongs Op 119 No 3
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The Blue Bird, from 8 Partsongs Op 119 No 3
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The Blue Bird, Op 119 No 3
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The Blue Bird, Op 119 No 3
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Serenade in F major, Op 95 (4th mvt)
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Serenade in F major, Op 95 (4th mvt)
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8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3. The blue bird
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8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3. The blue bird
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Drake's Drum (Songs of the Sea)
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Drake's Drum (Songs of the Sea)

Drake's Drum (Songs of the Sea)

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Gerald Finley (baritone), BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)
Charles Villiers Stanford
A Welcome March
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A Welcome March
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O living will
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O living will
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Overture in the style of a tragedy
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Overture in the style of a tragedy
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Te Deum laudamus (Morning, communion and evening services, Op.10)
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Te Deum laudamus (Morning, communion and evening services, Op.10)
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The Blue bird
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The Blue bird
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Symphony no. 6 in E flat major Op.94 [in mem. G.F. Watts] (1st mvt)
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Symphony no. 6 in E flat major Op.94 [in mem. G.F. Watts] (1st mvt)
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A Song of Agincourt
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A Song of Agincourt
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Drake's Drum (Songs of the Sea, Op 91)
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Drake's Drum (Songs of the Sea, Op 91)
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Justorum animae Op.38 no.1
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Justorum animae Op.38 no.1
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Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra [1875]
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Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra [1875]
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The Blue Bird
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The Blue Bird
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Pater noster
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Pater noster
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Beati quorum via
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Beati quorum via
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Mass 'Via Victrix 1914-1918': V. Agnus Dei
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Mass 'Via Victrix 1914-1918': V. Agnus Dei
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1914: Prom 58
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Queen's Hall
1914-10-21T17:04:43
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Oct
1914

Proms 1914: Prom 58

Queen's Hall
Proms 1914: Prom 55
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Queen's Hall
1914-10-17T17:04:43
17
Oct
1914

Proms 1914: Prom 55

Queen's Hall

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