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Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: John Barbirolli Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Jacqueline du Pre Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CMS 5673412

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: Vernon Handley Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Natalie Clein Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5014092

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: Vernon Handley Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Parlophone UK Catalogue ID: 5753052

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: Vernon Handley Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Natalie Clein Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5014092

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5550012

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13 pieces of classical music inspired by birdsong

This vocal rendition of Elgar’s Nimrod is an utterly sublime moment of music

This vocal arrangement of Elgar’s Nimrod is an utterly sublime moment of music

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'Nimrod' on Asia's largest pipe organ

Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ played on Asia’s largest pipe organ is a life-affirming musical experience

Nicola Benedetti is live-streaming Elgar tutorials during the coronavirus lockdown.

Violinist Nicola Benedetti is teaching the world to play Elgar during coronavirus lockdown

Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason takes on Elgar’s Cello Concerto on his new album on Decca Classics

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David Mellor's Album Reviews: Elgar's Caractacus, Boskozvsky and Imogen Cooper

David Mellor's Album Reviews: Elgar's Caractacus, Boskozvsky and Imogen Cooper