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Take 2 - Elgar: Cello Concerto, Etc / Du Pre, Ormandy, Et Al


Release Date: 09/14/2009 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 63247   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jacqueline Du PréPinchas Zukerman
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyDaniel BarenboimSir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.74) - "Du Pré's...1977 Elgar Cello Concerto recording....is compelling and richly Romantic....Ormandy and the Philadelphia's 'Enigma' is warmhearted and virtuosic....Davis's 'Pomp and Circumstance' Marches are bold and beefy."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.74) - "Du Pré's...1977 Elgar Cello Concerto recording....is compelling and richly Romantic....Ormandy and the Philadelphia's 'Enigma' is warmhearted and virtuosic....Davis's 'Pomp and Circumstance' Marches are bold and beefy." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Date of Recording: 04/08/1962 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
2.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1970 
Venue:  Live  Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA 
3.
Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; England 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1963 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
4.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1930; England 
Date of Recording: 12/30/1981 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
5.
Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; England 
Date of Recording: 04/05/1976 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 

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