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    John Ireland composed both his quartets in 1897, when he was just 18 and a student at the RNCM (he was born just outside Manchester). The First Quartet was written to impress his idol, Charles Stanford, but it didn't work with Stanford saying that it was "dull as ditchwater". However...
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    You know my taste by now, modern and avant-garde or contemporary... So what the story here idont know not a single irish composer neither my father or anyone for that mather that i know of. Was Ireland or Eire if you preffer a desert in term of classical composers or im just ignorant about...
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