Rodmell, Paul: Charles Villiers Stanford (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781859281987

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Subtitle: Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Life and Work: An Anglo-Irish childhood; Early years at Cambridge; From proud marriage to operatic fall; At Cambridge triumphant; A man about London town; Appendix: The relationship of the Fifth Symphony to Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso; A long Edwardian summer; Last years; Appraisal and Conclusions: Stanford the pedagogue: conductor and writer; 'Damned ugly me bhoy' - Stanford the teacher; Stanford the composer: Every inch an (Anglo-)Irishman?; Reception, perception and legacy; Appendices; Bibliography; Index of compositions by Stanford; General Index.