Stanford: Lullaby, No 5 from Six Sketches

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Edward Elgar, Stanford wrote many well-crafted works, including the Six Sketches of 1918, in which this tender piece appears

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Dublin-born composer Charles Villiers Stanford was educated at Cambridge and Trinity, and studied in Leipzig and Berlin. Though his music is less played today than that of his noted contemporary (and rival) Edward Elgar, Stanford wrote many well-crafted and enjoyable works, including the Six Sketches of 1918, in which this tender piece appears.