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Title: The Collectorʼs Edition
Otros títulos: Symphony No. 1 in A flat Introduction and Allegro Op. 47
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Elgar Edward; John Barbirolli; Philharmonia Orchestra; Sinfonia of London with the Allegri Quartet
Código CDU: E.09
Forma Musical: Symphonies
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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Symphony No. 1 in A flat Op. 55 - Completo.wav 53:32 540.3Mb WAV audio wav
5. Introduction and allegro Op. 47 - Completo.wav 13:55 140.4Mb WAV audio wav
4. Symphony No. ... . 55 - Lento (Allegro).mp3 12:49 17.57Mb Unknown mp3
2 - 3. Symphony ... Allegro molto (Adagio).mp3 19:16 26.43Mb Unknown mp3
1. Symphony No. ... e e semplice, allegro).mp3 21:35 29.59Mb Unknown mp3

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