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Songs of farewell

Hubert Parry (composer)
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Title
Songs of farewell
Composer
Hubert Parry 1848-1918
Publisher
Naxos, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
2008
Playing time
01:06:17
EAN
0747313210473
CDR
DBX9270
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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About Hubert Parry

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet (27 February 1848 – 7 October 1918) was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.

Parry was born in 1848 in Richmond Hill in Bournemouth.

Parry's first major works appeared in 1880. As a composer he is best known for the choral song "Jerusalem", his 1902 setting for the coronation anthem "I was glad", the choral and orchestral ode Blest Pair of Sirens, and the hymn tune "Repton", which sets the words "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind". His orchestral works include five symphonies and a set of Symphonic Variations. He also composed the music for Ode to Newfoundland, the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial anthem (and former national anthem).

After early attempts to work in insurance at his father's behest, Parry was taken up by George Grove, first as a contributor to Grove's massive Dictionary of Music and Musicians in the 1870s and '80s, and th…Read more on Wikipedia