Organ Sheet Music
Compositions by Sir Charles V. Stanford
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Biography of Sir Charles V. Stanford
Stanford, Sir Charles Villiers. B.A. (Cantab, 1874), D.C.L. (Durham), M.A. (Cantab, 1877), Hon.Mus.D. (Oxon, 1883), Mus.D. (Cantab, 1888), F.R.C.O., knighted, 1903. Pupil of Arthur O’Leary (composition) and Sir Robert P. Stewart (composition); studied in Leipzig with Dr Karl Reinecke, 1875-76; and Berlin with Friedrich Kiel. Organ scholar of Queens College, Cambridge, 1870; organist of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1873-92. Professor of composition at the Royal College of Music, London, 1883; professor of music at Cambridge University, 1887-1924; conducted the Cambridge Amateur Vocal Guild; the Cambridge University Musical Society, 1873-93; Bach Choir, 1885-1903; the Leeds Philharmonic Society, 1897-; the Leeds Festival, 1903. Elected Corresponding Member of the Société des Compositeurs de Musique, Paris, 1892. Composed symphonies, oratorios, operas, cantatas, odes, incidental music, church music, orchestral music, chamber music, organ pieces, songs, piano pieces, &c. b. Dublin, Ireland, Sep. 30th, 1852; d. Marylebone, London, Mar. 29th, 1924.
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