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Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Elgar's Landscapes

Monday 11 June 2007 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 11 June 2007 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Stephen Johnson joins Donald Macleod to explore the landscapes of Herefordshire and Worcestershire that inspired much of the music of anniversary composer Edward Elgar.

Duration:

1 hour

Elgar's Landscapes

Elgar Landscapes. Illustration by Mel Burgum

Illustration by Mel Burgum

Elgar's house - Craeg Lea

Elgar's house in Malvern - Craeg Lea

Donald Macleod and Stephen Johnson
 
Donald Macleod and Stephen Johnson on the hills near Malvern

Playlist

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Alexander Gibson
Chandos 241-4 CD1 t16

I: Adagio - Moderato (from the Cello Concerto in E minor)
Jacqueline du Pre (cello)
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
EMI Classics 556 219 t1 [fade out at end]

Three Bavarian Dances
Bournemouth Sinfonietta conducted by Norman Del Mar
Chandos 241-4 CD2 t12-14

Woodland Interlude (from Caractacus)
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Hickox
Chandos 9156 CD1 t12

Cockaigne Overture (In London Town)
BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis
Teldec 9031-73279-2 t1




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