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Alice Passing Fair

Donald Macleod explores the influence that Elgar's relationship with his wife - Caroline Alice Roberts - had on his life and music.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of Edward Elgar through the lens of his muses - his family, his love interests, and some of his greatest friends. Today, Donald explores the powerful influence that Elgar's relationship with Caroline Alice Roberts - the woman who would become his wife - had on his life and music.

Salut d'amour
Albert Sammons (violin)
Gerald Moore (piano)

The Tournament (The Black Knight)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3 Bavarian Dances
London Philharmonic
Adrian Boult (conductor)

Cello Concerto
Steven Isserlis (cello)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Paavo Järvi (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'amour Op.12

    Performer: Albert Sammons. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • SOMM: SOMM0167.
    • SOMM.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Black knight Op 25 - The Tournament - Twas Pentecost

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : chan-9436.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    3 Bavarian dances

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • EMI:9035922.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Hyperion: CDA68077.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.

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