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Enigma 'Friends pictured within'

Donald Macleod focuses on some of Elgar's male companions and the friends pictured within his ever-popular Enigma Variations.

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. In today's programme, Donald focuses on some of Elgar's male companions and the friends pictured within his ever-popular Enigma Variations

Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
BBC Philharmonic
Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

Sospiri
Vienna Philharmonic
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Deep in my soul, Op.53 No.2
Tenebrae
Nigel Short (director)

Enigma Variations
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance march Op 39 - no1 in D major

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos : CHAN10709.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sospiri Op 70

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : dg463-2652.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 3.
  • Edward Elgar

    Partsong - Deep in my soul Op 53 no 2

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Signum SIGCD904.
    • Signum.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    Enigma Variations Op 36

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • DECCA: 4500212.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.

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