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Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (February 27, 1848 – October 7, 1918) was an English composer, probably best known for his setting of William Blake's poem, Jerusalem, the coronation anthem I was glad and the hymn tune Repton set to Dear Lord and Father of Mankind.

Born in Bournemouth, Hampshire, and brought up at Highnam Court, Gloucestershire, he was the son of an amateur artist, and was educated at Eton and Exeter College, Oxford. He studied with the English-born composer Henry… read more

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  • Hubert Parry - Symphony No. 1 (1881) - http://youtu.be/uzBJKs5FR-8
  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Hubert Parry into the Class of 1974. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • Indeedie :\ I have been playing some of the orchestral music recently. At first his symphonies seemed bland to me, but then I began to notice the detailed orchestration and subtle dancing rhythms - it is very "light" music for the most part, but also nuanced and life-affirming. His smaller orchestral pieces are perhaps more likely to attract attention, the symphonic variations in particular are excellent.
  • such a small amount of plays =(

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