Charles Wood (Composer)

Charles Wood (Composer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Wood was an Irish composer and teacher. Born in Armagh, Ireland, he was the fifth child and third son of Charles Wood Sr. and Jemima Wood. His father was a tenor in the choir of the nearby St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, and later worked as the Diocesan Registrar of the church. From around 1872 to 1883, Wood received his early education at the Armagh Cathedral Church School, in particular studying organ with Robert Turle and Thomas Marks. In 1883 he became one of fifty inaugural class members of the Royal College of Music, studying composition with Charles Villiers Stanford and Charles Hubert Hastings Parry primarily, and horn and piano secondarily. Following four years of training, he continued his studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge through 1889, where he began teaching harmony and counterpointshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 613491827X
  • 9786134918275