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The Best Of Elgar


Release Date: 09/10/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551192   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Maria KliegelDong-Suk Kang
Conductor:  Adrian LeaperMichael HalászGeorge Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaCapella IstropolitanaRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
2.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
3.
Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; England 
4.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Maria Kliegel (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
5.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
6.
Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55: 1st movement, Andante nobilimente e semplice - Excerpt(s) by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Notes: Composition written: England (1907 - 1908). 
7.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
8.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
9.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
10.
Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; England 
11.
Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61: 2nd movement, Andante by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; England 

Sound Samples

5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": Military March No. 1 in D major, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance"
Nimrod
Introduction And Allegro
Adagio
Salut d'amour, Op. 12, "Liebesgruss": Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Andante nobilmente e semplice (Excerpt)
Larghetto
Allegretto
Andante
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": Military March No. 4 in D major, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance"
Cockaigne Overture (In London Town), Op. 40

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