Elgar Nimrod makes us cry

A detailed explanation of why Elgar’s Nimrod makes you break down in uncontrollable tears

Disastrous Premieres

These classical favourites actually had DISASTROUS premieres

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Why does Elgar’s Cello Concerto make us cry? A top cellist explains

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Elgar: Coronation Ode

Elgar Dream of Gerontius

A guide to why Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius is the most epic choral stupendousness

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Ave Maria

Brahms Violin Con

Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto in B minor