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Elgar: Enigma Variations / Leonard Bernstein

Release Date: 09/24/2013 
Label:  Ica Classics   Catalog #: 5098  
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The old master conducts a performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations from 1982, in his first appearance with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, complete with especially entertaining rehearsal excerpts and a brief interview." – The New York Times


Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall, 14 April 1982

- Rehearsal documentary including an interview with Leonard Bernstein

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Enhanced Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Read more Subtitles: French, German, Japanese
Booklet notes: English, French, German
Running time: 65 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 Read less

Works on This Recording

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Date of Recording: 4/14/1982 
Venue:  Live Royal Festival Hall, London 

Customer Reviews

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 ATrue Genius February 9, 2014 By Martin F. (Beachwood, OH) See All My Reviews "No matter what, it was always fascinating to see Bernstein in whatever he did. This is a real collector's item." Report Abuse
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