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A PIANOFORTE RECITAL

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by James Ching
A Bach Programme
Toccata and Fugue in C minor
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro in E flat
James Chihg began his musical studies at the Royal Academy of Music at the age of seven, taking piano under Tobias Matthay and composition under Frederick Corder. ' At eleven years of age ', said Mr. Matthay, ' he played the Bach Fantasia and Fugue like a virtuoso.' In his seventeenth year Mr. Ching took his A.R.C.O., won the La Fontaine Prize, and gained an open organ scholarship at the Royal College of Music, where some months later he took his F.R.C.O. and won the Turpin Prize. At the Royal College of Music he studied under Stanford and Parratt until 1920, when he went to Oxford to take the degrees of Mus.Bac. and B.A. In 1925 Mr. Ching made his debut as a solo pianist, giving recitals and later appearing as soloist at the Proms. Of late years, however, Mr. Ching has devoted himself chiefly to teaching.

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Unknown: James Ching
Unknown: James Chihg
Unknown: Tobias Matthay
Unknown: Frederick Corder.
Unknown: Bach Fantasia

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