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Elgar Album Reviews
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Drive Featured Album, starting Monday 16 November 2015 after 6pm
Music from the young Elgar for an asylum band. Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 24 March 2014.
An all-American performance of some British classics. Drive Featured Album, 21 January 2013.
Mark Elder leads the Hallé Orchestra in an Elgar orchestral extravaganza, and Schiff has a stab at the renowned cello concerto
The Aronowitz Ensemble capture Huw Watkins' nostalgia in pieces written for the group that sits nicely between two British greats: Elgar and Vaughan Williams
Tasmin Little accompanied by the RSNO under Andrew Davis delivers a passionate, engaging performance of Elgar's Violin Concerto
A beautiful and spacious treatment of two fine composers.
Hallé Choir and Orchestra are let down by soloists who seem to share Elgar's own misgivings about his sublime work
A recording made with unqualified love and great care.
Innocence lays at the core of these works.
If you like your Elgar passionate as well as wistful, then this recording by violinist Nikolaj Znaider is for you
Elgar's Complete Songs for Voice and Piano, Vol.2 are pleasant and well performed but there are few surprises
Philippe Graffin goes back to Elgar's original score for this winning recording.
Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir performance of Elgar, Parry, Stanford and Vaughan Williams is joyful but lacks punch
Brahms and Elgar find themselves together on a single volume by Adrian Boult.