Edward Elgar (1857–1934)

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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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Remembrance Sunday

Music for Remembrance Day: listen to 14 reflective pieces of classical music

13 pieces of classical music inspired by birdsong

13 pieces of classical music inspired by birdsong

Greatest pieces of classical music by English composers

13 glorious pieces of English classical music

Classical Music

The 15 most famous tunes in classical music

British composers: Purcell, Elgar, Coleridge-Taylor, Weir

10 British composers who shaped the nation’s classical music legacy

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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10 of the best 20th-century composers

Edward Elgar

What are the lyrics to ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ and what do they mean?

'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

Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason records Elgar’s Cello Concerto at Abbey Road Studios

Julian Lloyd Webber

Julian Lloyd Webber to present ‘100 years of Elgar’s Cello Concerto’ on Classic FM

Elgar's Enigma: solved?

Young composer ‘solves’ Elgar’s Enigma – and it’s pretty convincing

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

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

Enigma Variations

The moving story behind Elgar's Enigma Variations