[Chant] (Stanford 51675)

[Chant] (Stanford 51675)

Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852 – 29 March 1924) was an Irish composer, 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 the professor of music at Cambridge. As a teacher, Stanford was sceptical about moder… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford
Incipit: 5U1D6 75645 3247
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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