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

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

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

Edward Elgar Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5550012

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