Moeran, Ernest John

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Monday, December 31, 1894 in Heston, Middlesex, England

Died: Friday, December 1, 1950 in Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland

Nation of Origin: United Kingdom

Major Works:
Ludlow Town - a song cycle (1920)
Trio for Violin, Cello, and Pianoforte in D Major (1925)
String Quartet in A Minor (1921)
Fancies for solo piano (1922)

  1. Windmills
  2. Elegy
  3. Burlesque
Sonata for Violin and Piano in E Minor (1923)
Six Norfolk Folksongs (1923)
Seven Poems of James Joyce (1929)
Sonata for two unaccompanied violins (1931)
Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello in G Major (1931)

Orchestral Rhapsodies from 2 pieces for Small Orchestra
Whythorne's Shadow (1931)
Lonely Waters (1931)
Vocal works:
Blue-eyed Spring for baritone and chorus (1931)
Songs of Springtime (1934)

Symphony in G Minor (1937)
Phyllida and Corydon - a choral suite (1939)
Four Shakespeare Songs (1940)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1942)
Overture for a Masque (1944)
Sinfonietta (1944)
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1945)
Sonata for cello and pianoforte in A minor (1947)
Serenade in G Major - for orchestra (1948)

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General Bibliography:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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