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Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance Marches, Etc / Gibson, Et Al


Release Date: 04/13/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2404   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Leon Goossens
Conductor:  Sir Alexander GibsonNorman Del MarGeorge Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National OrchestraBournemouth Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Glasgow City Hall 3-4 September 1978 (Enigma Variations) & 11 August 1977 (Pomp and Circumstance Marches) Recorded in: Guildhall, Southampton July 1976 (CD2, tracks 1-14) Recorded in: Christchurch Priory, Dorset 1975 (CD 2, tracks 15-20) Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Brian Couzens Ralph Couzens (Assistant) Recorded in: Glasgow City Hall 3-4 September 1978 (Enigma Variations) & 11 August 1977 (Pomp and Circumstance Marches) Recorded in: Guildhall, Southampton July 1976 (CD2, tracks 1-14) Recorded in: Christchurch Priory, Dorset 1975 (CD 2, tracks 15-20) Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Brian Couzens Ralph Couzens (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1930; England 
2.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
3.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
4.
Chanson de nuit, Op. 15 no 1 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
5.
Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
6.
Sérénade lyrique by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; England 
7.
Dream Children, Op. 43 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; England 
8.
Characteristic Pieces (3), Op. 10: no 3, Contrasts by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; England 
9.
Soliloquy for Oboe by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Leon Goossens (Oboe)
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1930; England 
Notes: Orchestrated: Gordon Jacob 
10.
Caractacus, Op. 35: Woodland Interlude by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897-1898; England 
11.
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
12.
Beau Brummel: Minuet by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1928; England 
13.
The Spanish Lady, Op. 89: Burlesco by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
14.
Adieu by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1933; England 
Notes: Orchestrated: H. Geehl 
15.
Sursum corda, Op. 11 "Elevation" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; England 
16.
Falstaff, Op. 68: Interlude no 1, Jack Falstaff, Page to the Duke of Norfolk by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
17.
Falstaff, Op. 68: Interlude no 2, Gloucestershire, Shallow's Orchard by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
18.
Bavarian Dances (3) by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; England 
19.
Starlight Express, Op. 78: Waltz by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; England 

Sound Samples

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Theme: Andante
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 1: C. A. E. (The Composer's Wife) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 2: H. D. S-P. (Hew David Steuart-Powell) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 3: R. B. T. (Richard Baxter Townshend) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 4: W. M. B. (William Meath Baker) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 5: R. P. A. (Richard Penrose Arnold) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 6: Ysobel (Isabel Fitton) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 7: Troyte (Troyte Griffith)
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 8: W. N. (Winifred Norbury) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9: Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 10: Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 11: G. R. S. (George Robertson Sinclair)
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 12: B. G. N. (Basil G. Nevinson) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 13: Romanza: *** (Lady Mary Lygon) -
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 14: Finale: E. D. U. (The Composer)
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": No. 1 in D major
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": No. 2 in A minor
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": No. 3 in C minor
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": No. 4 in G major
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": No. 5 in C major
Chanson de matin, Op. 15, No. 2: Chanson de Matin, Op. 15, No. 2
Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No. 1
Serenade lyrique
Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Dream Children, Op. 43: I. Andante -
Dream Children, Op. 43: II. Allegro
3 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10: No. 3. Contrasts
Soliloquy
Caractacus, Op. 35: Woodland Interlude
Falstaff: Symphony Study in C minor, Op. 68: I. Jack Falstff - Page to the Duke of Norfolk
Falstaff: Symphony Study in C minor, Op. 68: II. Gloucestershire - Shallow's Orchard
3 Bavarian Dances: No. 1. The Dance: Allegro giocoso -
3 Bavarian Dances: No. 2. Lullaby: Moderato -
3 Bavarian Dances: No. 3. The Marksman: Allegro vivace
Sospiri, Op. 70
Beau Brummel
The Spanish Lady, Op. 89: Burlesco
Adieu (arr. for orchestra)
The Starlight Express, Op. 78: Act III: Waltz
Sursum corda, "Elevation", Op. 11: Sursum corda "Elevation", Op. 11

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