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. . . Charles Stanford, String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 45 . . . string quartets in 1891. As good as the First Quartet is, the Second is better yet. All four movements . . . "Charles Villiers Stanford, one of Britain's most respected composers, finished his first two fine . . . in each of the following movements. Although showing the influence of Mendelssohn, the quartet is in no . . . . Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was without question one of Britain's most important 19th and early
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. . . Charles Stanford, Piano Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 15 . . . Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was born in Dublin. He had a good all-round education not . . . only studying music but also classics at Cambridge University. Following this, Stanford went to Germany . . . abroad, Stanford met Brahms and became an admirer. He was a prolific composer who worked in nearly every . . . genre. Stanford was knighted in 1901 for the tremendous contribution he made to British music. The once
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. . . Charles Stanford, String Quartet No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 104 . . . Stanford's String Quartet No.5 in B flat Major, Op.104 was completed in 1907 and was dedicated . . . . Although the work was 'In Memoriam', Stanford noted, that except for the third movement, the quartet was . . . an energetic and thrusting affair. In the second movement, Intermezzo, allegretto, Stanford further instructs . . . , which takes a prominent role in the movement. Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was without
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. . . Herbert Howells, Phantasy String Quartet, Op.25 . . . orchestral and chamber music. The Phantasy String Quartet dates from 1924. It features a cyclic approach to . . . College of Music where he studied with Charles Villiers Stanford, Hubert Parry and Charles Wood. Stanford . . . Carnegie Trust composition competition in 1916. His Piano Quartet in a minor, Op.21 won first prize. He
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. . . composer and composed eight string quartets. String Quartet No.3 in a minor dates from 1911. His two prior . . . Charles Wood, String Quartet in a minor . . . "The string quartets of Charles Wood are lucid and have considerable charm, character and have . . . quartets show the influence of Brahms, a characteristic which no doubt came from his study with Stanford . . . , who himself was heavily influenced by Brahms. However, in String Quartet No.3, Woods charted a new
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. . . Herbert Howells, Rhapsodic Quintet for Clarinet & String Quartet, Op.31 . . . Howells' Rhapsodic Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet dates from 1919. It is in one . . . College of Music where he studied with Charles Villiers Stanford, Hubert Parry and Charles Wood. Stanford . . . Carnegie Trust composition competition in 1916. His Piano Quartet in a minor, Op.21 won first prize. He
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. . . Somervell, Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in G Major . . . with Charles Villiers Stanford at Cambridge University and Hubert Parry in London. Subsequently, on . . . Stanford's recommendation, he went to Berlin where he continued his studies with Friedrich Kiel, who had . . . taught Stanford, and Woldemar Bargiel, who became a close friend of Brahms by virtue of being Clara
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. . . Ernest Moeran, String Quartet No. 1 in a minor . . . Ernest Moeran's String Quartet No.1 dates from the end 1921 a short time after he finished his . . . Villiers Stanford. He fought in World War One and received a received a severe head injury, with shrapnel
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. . . James Friskin, Phantasie (String Quartet) in D major . . . for many years. Friskin’s Phantasie for String Quartet dates from 1906 and was composed for . . . that because Cobbett was said to play string quartets during his lunch hour and required works of short . . . make an attractive shorter work on any string quartet's program while at the same time being . . . Edward Dannreuther and composition with Charles Stanford. In 1914 Friskin went to work in the States as
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. . . Frank Bridge, Phantasie Quartet (String Quartet) in f minor, H.55 . . . The Phantasie for String Quartet by Frank Bridge (1879-1941) was one of the prize winning . . . the Three Idylls, the Phantasie for String Quartet and his Miniatures for Piano Trio which contributed to . . . reminiscent of the song Londonderry Air which he also arranged for string quartet. Again, the highly romantic . . . composition, the latter from Charles Stanford, at the Royal College of Music. He later played viola
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. . . The Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio was composed toward the end of Moeran's life and . . . Ernest Moeran, Phantasy Quartet . . . Charles Villiers Stanford. He fought in World War One and received a received a severe head injury, with
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. . . Frank Bridge, Three Idylls (String Quartet), H.67 . . . The Three Idylls for String Quartet date from 1906 and were written at a time when Bridge was much . . . professionals and amateurs. Rather, it was works just like the Three Idylls, the Phantasie for String Quartet . . . conducted. He studied violin and composition, the latter from Charles Stanford, at the Royal College of . . . Music. He later played viola in prominent quartets and was a respected conductor. When Frank Bridge
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. . . Stanford, at the Royal College of Music. He later played viola in prominent quartets and was a respected . . . Three Idylls, the Phantasie for String Quartet and his Miniatures for Piano Trio which contributed to
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. . . that because Cobbett was said to play string quartets during his lunch hour and required works of short . . . Edward Dannreuther and composition with Charles Stanford. In 1914 Friskin went to work in the States as
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. . . Air which he also arranged for string quartet. Again, the highly romantic second subject has a Latin . . . Frank Bridge, Phantasie for Piano Quartet in f-sharp minor, H.94 . . . Quartet...the work at times is filled with a serene dignity, which is none to common nowadays. The tonal . . . ;Dr. Ernest Walker, British composer and chamber music scholar. The Phantasy for Piano Quartet by . . . composition, the latter from Charles Stanford, at the Royal College of Music. He later played viola
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. . . ." So wrote the famous chamber music critic Wilhelm Altmannn in his Handbook for String Quartet Players . . . teacher, Sir Charles Stanford. After a performance of the Brahms clarinet quintet at the Royal Academy of . . . Music, Stanford is reputed to have said to his class that no composer could now write such a composition without
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. . . The Phantasie for String Quartet by William Hurlstone won first prize in the prestigious Cobbett . . . and critic R.W. Walthew described the Phantasie as follows: "The Phantasie for String Quartet won . . . Stanford, who among his many brilliant students considered Hurlstone his most talented. Virtually all of