Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches
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2. Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches
There are six marches in Elgar's Op. 39, but the most famous is the first in D major. It includes the famous 'Land of Hope and Glory' in the Trio section, which was adapted into a hymn in 1902 when King Edward VII told Elgar he thought the melody would make a great song - and he was right!