Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 21 October 2019

Trimble, Joanlocked

  • Sarah M. Burn


(b Enniskillen, June 18, 1915; d Enniskillen, Aug 6, 2000). Irish composer. She was awarded piano, violin and composition scholarships while studying at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin (1930–36). She received the BA (1936) and MusB (1937) from Trinity College, Dublin, and went on to study at the RCM with Vaughan Williams and Howells (composition) and Arthur Benjamin (piano). In 1940 her Phantasy Trio won the RCM Cobbett Prize and she was also awarded the RCM Sullivan Prize for composition. With her sister Valerie she formed a two-piano duo, which was to have a long and distinguished performing history. Her many compositions for the medium include the Sonatina (1940). Commissions for the BBC included Érin Go Bragh, a march-rhapsody for brass band (1943), Ulster Airs (arrangements, 1939–40) for the BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra (Ulster Airs Scheme), and the television opera ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.