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Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Elgar's Landscapes

Wednesday 13 June 2007 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Wednesday 13 June 2007 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Edward Elgar (1857-1934). Elgar's Landscapes: 3/5. Donald Macleod asks keen cyclist Stephen Johnson about the influence Elgar's hobby of cycling had on his music.

Duration:

1 hour

Elgar's Landscapes

Elgar's Landscapes

Illustration by Mel Burgum

Donald Maclead meets Mr Cordon-Champ and his Sumbeam bicycle
 
Donald Maclead meets Mr Cordon-Champ and his Sumbeam bicycle
 
Mr Phoebus ale on tap, named after Elgar's bicycle

 
Mr Phoebus ale on tap, named after Elgar's bicycle

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Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma Variations)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Zinman
Telarc CD-80192 t2




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