ORIENT (Stanford)

ORIENT (Stanford)

Composer: Charles V. Stanford
Published in 2 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Charles V. 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

Title: ORIENT (Stanford)
Composer: Charles V. Stanford
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 55176 54333 51323
Key: E♭ Major

Media

Small Church Music #6344
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
Audio

Small Church Music #6344

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