The John Ireland companion

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Boydell Press,, Woodbridge, p.xxxiv, 529 p., [32] p. of plates : (2011)


1843836866 (hbk.) :


Compact disc has title: The John Ireland Companion : a disc of historical recordings of John Ireland and his music / The John Ireland Trust.Accompanying sound disc contains: the voice of John Ireland talking about his life and music (Recollections of Stanford ; My introduction to Beethoven ; Concertino Pastorale - "Eclogue" only), John Ireland as pianist in his own music from broadcasts (The Towing Path ; Chelsea Reach), John Ireland as a pianist in his own music from piano rolls (Amberley Wild Brooks ; Ragamuffin), John Ireland : Sonatina played by Helen Perkin (Moderato ; Quasi Lento ; Rondo), songs by John Ireland recorded in his lifetime on 78s (Hope the Hornblower with orchestral accompaniament, Thomas Case with orchestra ; The Bells of San Marie with piano quintet, Hubert Eisdel ; When lights go rolling round the sky, Peter Dawson/ Madam Amani ; Sea fever, Fraser Gange ; Sea fever, Betty Chester/ Melville Gideon ; The Soldier, Roy Henderson/ Ivor Newton), John Ireland conducts his own music (fragment) (The forgotten rite).Includes catalogue of John Ireland's Works (p. 429-447).Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references (p. 490-494), discography (p. 449-489) and indexes.System requirements for accompanying sound disc: none given.