On this day: 30 January 1918 and 1948

On this day in 1948 Ireland played the piano in a performance of his First Violin Sonata with Frederick Grinke the violinist.

30 January 1948

Thirty years earlier on the same date in 1918, Albert Sammons and William Murdoch gave a recital in Cambridge’s Guildhall as part of CUMS. The duo, both in their wartime khaki, played Ireland’s Second Violin Sonata, while Murdoch included ‘The Island Spell’ within a collection of pieces for solo piano.

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