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Title: The Collectorʼs Edition
Otros títulos: Elgar conducts Elgar
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Elgar Edward; Steuart Wilson; Royal Albert Hall Orchestra; W.H. Reed; New Symphony Orchestra; BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: E.09
Forma Musical: Marches, Serenade, Oratorios, Mixed Chorus, Orchestra
Abstract: One of the pre-eminent musical figures of his time, Edward William Elgar (1857-1934) bridged the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as the finest English composer since the days of Handel and Purcell. Elgar's father owned a music shop and was a church organist who taught his son piano, organ, and violin; apart from this instruction, Elgar was basically self-taught as a musician. At the age of 16, the composer became a freelance musician and for the remainder of his life never took a permanent job. He conducted locally, performed, taught, and composed, scraping by until his marriage to Caroline Alice Roberts, a published novelist of some wealth, in 1889. Elgar had by this time achieved only limited recognition. He and his wife moved to London, where he scarcely fared better in advancing his career. They couple eventually retreated to Worcester, Elgar suffering from bitter self-doubt and depression. Alice stood by him the entire time, her unfailing confidence restoring his spirits. He ...


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1. Pomp and cir ... es Op. 39 - No. 1 in D.mp3 4:23 6.017Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Pomp and cir ... 39 - No. 2 in A minor.mp3 4:18 5.903Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Pomp and cir ... 39 - No. 3 in C minor.mp3 4:35 6.291Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Pomp and cir ... es Op. 39 - No. 4 in G.mp3 4:30 6.184Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Pomp and cir ... es Op. 39 - No. 5 in C.mp3 4:14 5.802Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. The dream of ... 38 Prelude - Completo.wav 10:35 106.8Mb WAV audio wav
7. Serenade in ... 20 - Allegro piacevole.mp3 3:27 4.740Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Serenade in E minor Op. 20 - Larghetto.mp3 6:10 8.452Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Serenade in ... llegretto (come prima).mp3 2:36 3.566Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Piano improvisation No. 4 - Completo.wav 4:32 45.78Mb WAV audio wav
11. Salut d'amour Op. 12 - Completo.wav 3:14 32.64Mb WAV audio wav
12. Chanson de nuit Op. 15 No. 1 - Completo.wav 4:24 44.46Mb WAV audio wav
13. Chanson de matin Op. 15 No. 2 - Completo.wav 2:59 30.19Mb WAV audio wav
14. Land of hope and glory - Completo.wav 2:02 20.56Mb WAV audio wav
15. Cockaigne ( ... own) Op. 40 - Completo.wav 13:37 137.4Mb WAV audio wav
Pomp and circum ... ches Op. 39 - Completo.wav 21:45 219.5Mb WAV audio wav
Serenade in E minor Op. 20 - Completo.wav 12:07 122.2Mb WAV audio wav

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