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Sir Edward Elgar (1862-1934)


Musicweb Pages
Gilder's Dictionary entry
Mark Morris's 20th Century Composers entry

Elgar's second symphony by Arthur Butterworth and Ian Lace
Thoughts on Elgar's 149th birthday by Arthur Butterworth
Elgar's baritone by Charles Hooey
Elgar and Empire by Ian Lace
The Dream of Gerontius - Some personal observations on recordings of the work by John Quinn
The lighter Elgar by Philip Scowcroft
Elgar in crime fiction by Philip Scowcroft
Sea Pictures - Alive and Well by Charles Hooey
Herein is enshrined the soul of .....   A centenary appreciation of Elgar's Violin Concerto by Patrick Waller
Elgar and the Great War: The Spirit of England by John Quinn

Program Notes by Paul Serotsky
•  Overture: In the South (Alassio)
•  Cello Concerto
•  Overture: Cockaigne
•  Froissart Overture
•  Introduction and Allegro for Strings
•  Elgar/Payne Symphony 3
•  Pomp and Circumstance March 1
•  Sea Pictures
•  Symphony 1

Review Indexes  
Cello concerto Enigma Variations
Symphony 1 Symphony 2
Violin concerto  

 

Important External Websites
Wikipedia entry

The Elgar Society ( 15 years of the Elgar Journal is now free online)

The Elgar Birthplace Museum

 

 

 



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