THE STANFORD LEGACY (Nimbus Alliance NI 6334)
Martin Outram, Viola; Julian Rolton, Piano
Charles Villiers Stanford arr. Henry Waldo Warner Sonata for Viola and Piano op 129
Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
John Ireland arr. Martin Outram: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Having been appointed Professor of Composition at the Royal College of Music in 1883 and Professor of Music at Cambridge University in 1888, Stanford taught many of the leading British composers of the day. To name but a few, these included Frank Bridge, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Arthur Bliss and the other two composers represented on this disc, John Ireland and Rebecca Clarke.