From the moustache to the military marches, from dogs to Wolves, here’s a guide to the quintessential Englishman, Sir Edward Elgar - composer of ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ and the matchless Cello Concerto.
Edward Elgar passed away 80 years ago. Catherine Bott takes a look at some of the great composer's lesser-known vocal music.
And there's a particular emphasis on some of the composer’s lesser-known music written for singers. This includes his religious choral music, such as The Dream of Gerontius , his songs with words written by his wife, and an extraordinary recording of the Sea Pictures .