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Family and an Early Love

Donald Macleod explores the impact that Elgar's family and Helen Weaver - an early love interest - had on his life and work.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of Edward Elgar through the lens of his muses - his love interests, and some of his greatest friends. In today's episode, Donald explores the impact that Elgar's family, his family friends and Helen Weaver - an early love interest - had on his life and his work

Reminiscences
Marat Bisengaliev (violin)
Benjamin Frith (piano)

Wand of Youth - Suite No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner (conductor)

Pastoral (Caractacus, Scene 3)
Judith Howarth (soprano), Arthur Davies (tenor),
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Polka Helcia
Innovation Chamber Ensemble
Barry Collett (conductor)

Sabbath at Sea (Sea Pictures)
Alice Coote (mezzo)
Hallé Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)

Une Idylle, Op. 4 No. 1 (for E.E. Inverness), solo piano arrangement
Ashley Wass (piano)

Producer: Sam Phillips.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 30 Oct 2017 12:00

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Reminiscences

    Performer: Marat Bisengaliev. Performer: Benjamin Frith.
    • Naxos 8.572645.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of youth - Suite no 2 Op1b

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • CAPRICCIO : 10501-.
    • CAPRICCIO.
    • 23.
  • Edward Elgar

    Caractacus - Scene 3 - Pastoral

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9156/7.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Helcia - Polka

    Ensemble: Innovation Chamber Ensemble. Conductor: Barry Collett.
    • SOMM: SOMM252.
    • SOMM.
    • 12.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures Op 37 - Sabbath at Sea

    Orchestra: Hallé. Singer: Alice Coote. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • HALLE CD HLL 7536.
    • HALLE.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    Une Idylle Op.4`1 (for E.E. Inverness)

    Performer: Ashley Wass.
    • NAXOS : 8.-570166.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.

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