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Title: Enigma Variations
Otros títulos: Viola Concerto
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Edward Elgar; Andrew Litton; Mark Braunstein; Richard Stamp; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Academy of London
Código CDU: E.07
Forma Musical: Variations (Orchestra) ; Concertos (Viola).
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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Enigma Variations-Completo.wav 30:38 309.1Mb WAV audio Wav
16. Viola Conce ... Op. 85-Adagio-Moderato.mp3 8:04 5.527Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
17. Viola Conce ... 85-Lento-Allegro molto.mp3 4:49 3.299Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
18. Viola Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85-Adagio.mp3 5:14 3.592Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
19. Viola Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85-Allegro.mp3 11:41 8.015Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
Viola Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85-Completo.wav 29:40 299.3Mb WAV audio Wav

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