By Stewart R, Professor Craggs

John eire (1879-1962) used to be one of many prime composers of the English Musical Renaissance on the finish of the 19th century and starting of the 20th century. Born of literary mom and dad in Bowdon, close to Manchester, he went to London on the age of fourteen to review on the newly-founded Royal university of track the place he finally turned a scholar of Charles Villiers Stanford. between his close to contemporaries on the university have been Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Thomas Dunhill, William Y. Hurlstone, Henry Walford Davies and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. eire is healthier identified for his songs (such as Sea Fever, The Bells of San Marie and the cycle of Housman settings, The Land of misplaced Content), his piano and chamber tune, his church tune and his quite small variety of choral, orchestral and brass band works.

This catalogue of Ireland's compositions, a revised and enlarged version of the only released in 1993 by way of the Clarendon Press (Oxford collage Press), in organization with the loo eire belief, lists his compositions from 1895 to 1961. complete info are given of dates of composition; humans or our bodies chargeable for a work's fee; instrumentation; first functionality; courses; situation of the autograph manuscript; serious remark within the bibliography from the modern press and track journals, and recordings on compact disc. Appended is a common bibliography and categorised index of major works. a listing of personalia provides info of individuals attached with eire and his tune in the course of his lifetime.

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