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John Ireland

John Nicholson Ireland (13 August 1879 – 12 June 1962) was an English composer and teacher of music. The majority of his output consists of piano miniatures and of songs with piano. His best-known works include the short instrumental or orchestral work "The Holy Boy", a setting of the poem "Sea-Fever" by John Masefield, a formerly much-played Piano Concerto, the hymn tune Love Unknown and the choral motet "Greater Love Hath No Man".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 13th, 1879 (Bowdon), Died May 12th, 1962 (West Sussex)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BSHQ-73076 10-in. 7/7/1932 Sea fever Conrad Thibault ; Theodore Walstrum Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ireland, John," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102947.

Ireland, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102947.

"Ireland, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102947

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