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Elgar conducts Elgar

MA 1257 (4cd)

Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Conducts his own music

The complete recordings 1914-1925, including unissued takes

Edward Elgar, conductor

Recorded 1914-1925

ELGAR CONDUCTS ELGAR: The complete recordings 1914-1925 in new digital transfers from Elgar’s own record library.

CD 1; (71:35): Carissima (1914); The Sanguine Fan, Op. 81 – exc. (1920); The Fringes of the Fleet (1917); Carillon, Op. 75 (1915); Polonia, Op. 76 (1919); The Starlight Express, Op. 78 (1916).

CD 2: (73:51): Cockaigne Ov., Op. 40 (1917); In the South Ov., Op. 50 (1921/23); Violin Conc. in b, Op. 61 (Marie Hall, 1916); Cello Conc. in e, Op. 85 (Beatrice Harrison, 1919/20); Salut d’amour, Op. 12 (1914); Chanson de nuit, Op. 15 No. 1 (1919); King Olaf, Op. 30 – exc. (1921); The Dream of Gerontius,  Op. 38-exc. (1917); The Light of Life, Op. 29 – Medit. (1925).

CD 3:  (75:17): Sea Pictures, Op. 37 (Leila Megane, 1922/23); “Enigma” Vars., Op. 36(1920); Pomp & Circumstance Marches, Op. 39 Nos. 1 & 4 (1914); Three Bavarian Dances, Op. 27 (1914); Bach/Elgar – Fant. and Fugue in c, Op. 86 (1921/23); Handel/Elgar – Ov. in d (1923).

CD 4:  (75:19) The Wand of Youth Suite No.1, Op. 1a (1919); The Wand of Youth Suite No.2, Op. 1b (1917); Unissued takes from both Suites (1917/19); Symphony No. 2 in Eb, Op. 63 (1924/25).

With The Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Albert Hall Orchestra & soloists. Note by Andrew Neill. Producer & transfer/restoration engineer: Lani Spahr


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