BMS members can receive a 35% discount when buying a book that sheds new light on Charles Villiers Stanford’s career as a composer, conductor and teacher.

Being launched in April, the revised and expanded edition of Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician also considers the composer’s role as a promoter of opera in English and an arranger of Irish folk music.

The book is written by Jeremy Dibble who is Emeritus Professor of Music at Durham University where he taught for 30 years.

He is the author of C. Hubert H. Parry: His Life and Music (1998), Michele Esposito (2010), John Stainer: A Life in Music (2007), Hamilton Harty: Musical Polymath (2013), British Musical Criticism and Intellectual Thought, 1850-1950 (2018) (with Julian Horton) and The Music of Frederick Delius (2021). 

To buy this hardback book (ISBN: 9781783277957) priced £70 visit Boydell and Brewer and use the code BB135 to receive a 35% discount.