Title
Enigma variations
Composer
Edward Elgar 1857-1934
Conductor
William Boughton 1948-
Performer
English Symphony Orchestra
Publisher
Nimbus, 1989
1 cd
Playing time
01:26:00
EAN
5014827520622
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

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About Edward Elgar

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, ( (listen); 2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the Enigma Variations, the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, concertos for violin and cello, and two symphonies. He also composed choral works, including The Dream of Gerontius, chamber music and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick in 1924.

Although Elgar is often regarded as a typically English composer, most of his musical influences were not from England but from continental Europe. He felt himself to be an outsider, not only musically, but socially. In musical circles dominated by academics, he was a self-taught composer; in Protestant Britain, his Roman Catholicism was reg…Read more on Wikipedia

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