by Harry Moreton from the Guildhall, Plymouth Stanford's Organ Sonata No. 2 was written in 1916 and first performed the following year. Its title is the ' Eroica ', and it was composed as a tribute to the heroic spirit of the allied forces. The first movement is entitled 'Rheims', after the famous cathedral, but there is no clue given to the poetic basis of-the second movement. The third movement, however, is entitled ' Verdun ', which was later scored by the composer for full orchestra, in which version it was performed for the first time in 1918 under Sir Landon
Ronald at one of his Albert Hall
Sunday Afternoon concerts
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A new series, in which people in all walks of life will present their own idea of a half-hour gramophone recital. A series succeedi»g the ' I Choose' programmes, where the selector was anonymous
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