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Biography of Sir Edward Bairstow

Sir Edward Bairstow

Bairstow, Sir Edward Cuthbert. Mus.B. (Dunelm, 1894), Mus.D. (Dunelm, 1901), Hon.Mus.D. (Oxon & Leeds), F.R.C.O.; knighted, 1932. Studied in Huddesfield with Henry L. Parratt; at Hottingham High School, 1887-89; the Grocers’ Company School, Hackney Downs, London, 1889-; in London with John Farmer; at Durham University; pupil of Sir Frederick Bridge and Sir Walter G. Alcock; studied at Balliol College, Oxford under Henry Farmer. Organist of All Saints’, Norfolk Square, London, 1894-99; assistant organist of Westminster Abbey, London, 1895-99; organist of Wigan Parish Church, 1899-1906; Leeds Parish Church, 1906-13; York Minster, 1913-46. Conducted the Wigan Philharmonic Society, 1901-06; the St. Cecilia Society, Blackburn, 1903-13; the Preston Choral Society (Lancashire); the York Musical Society; the York Symphony Orchestra, 1913; the Leeds Philharmonic Society, 1917; professor of music at Durham University, 1929-46. Served as an examiner to Durham University, Royal College and Royal Academy of Music, London, and the Royal College of Organists. Composed church and organ music, and part-song. b. Huddersfield, England, Aug. 22nd, 1874; d. York, May 1st, 1946.

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Bairstow, Sir Edward Cuthbert (1874-1946)
Elegy BE01431 In preparation
Evening Song BE01390 In preparation
Prelude in C BE01391 In preparation
Prelude on the Plain-Song “Vexilla Regis” BE01430 In preparation
Scherzo in A flat BE01392 In preparation
Sonata in E flat BE01394 In preparation
Three Short Preludes (1. in F; 2. in A; 3. in E minor (on “Veni Emmanuel”)) BE01393 In preparation
Toccata-Prelude on the Plain-Song “Pange Lingua Gloriosi” BE01432 In preparation

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