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Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was born in Dublin where he attended Trinity College. He moved to London to study law, and lived there until forced to leave following a debt ruling against him. Moore is primarily remembered for his Irish Melodies, setting his own poetry to traditional Irish tunes.
from notes by Robin Tritschler © 2014
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This recital draws its inspiration from those lives upturned by the Great War, whether soldier or civilian. Alongside established works, the programme introduces little known songs which portray the humanity of those caught up in the torrent of wa ...» More