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Ernest John Moeran: His Life and Music

  • Author: Maxwell, Ian
This is a very human story of a man who produced a small but treasured body of work which transcends the time and manner of its creation... Dr. Maxwell has added a major contribution both to... More…

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part 1 : Ancestry, Childhood and Education
  • Chapter 1 : Irish and Victorian Origins
  • Chapter 2 (1894-1908): Childhood and Early Education
  • Chapter 3 (1908-1912): Uppingham School
  • Chapter 4 (1912-1914): The Music Student
  • Part 2 : The First World War
  • Chapter 5 (1914-1917): In the Army
  • Chapter 6 (1917): A Composer Goes to War
  • Chapter 7 (1918): Ireland, and Recovery
  • Part 3 : Rise and Fall
  • Chapter 8 (1919-1920): The Establishment of a Composer
  • Chapter 9 (1921-1922): London
  • Chapter 10 (1923-1924): Meteoric Rise
  • Chapter 11 (1925-1927): The Composer Ruined
  • Part 4 : Reconstruction
  • Chapter 12 (1928-1931): Starting Again
  • Chapter 13 (1932-1935): Rebuilding a Reputation
  • Chapter 14 (1936-1942): Return to Ireland
  • Part 5 : Maturity, Marriage and Last YearsChapter 15 (1943-1944): 'Wonderful Things Together'
  • Chapter 16 (1944-1945): Muse
  • Chapter 17 (1945-1946): 'My Word as a Gentleman'
  • Chapter 18 (1947-1948): Masterpiece?
  • Chapter 19 (1949-1950): 'No More Partings'
  • Chapter 20 : Last Days and Death
  • Appendix I: The Moeran Mythology
  • Appendix II: List of Works Select
  • Bibliography
  • Index