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« on: July 19, 2021, 10:31:26 am »

Members are strongly recommended to explore Somm's extensive catalogue of music by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), including a now-completed cycle of the eight string quartets (perhaps the first really significant contributions to the genre in Britain) and a truly lovely disc of partsongs.

https://www.somm-recordings.com/?s=stanford

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I couldn't agree more about the Somm cycle of string quartets (all of which I have as downloads) but I don't know the partsongs (apart from the delightfull but ubiqiotous The Bluebird). It looks as if my pension might have to take another hit. Undecided
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