Annotation

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 in D major, op. 39
Sir Edward Elgar 5:50
2 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 4 in G major, op. 39
Sir Edward Elgar 5:18
3 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Sir Edward Elgar 8:41
4 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: II. Lento - Allegro molto
Sir Edward Elgar 4:32
5 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: III. Adagio
Sir Edward Elgar 5:52
6 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: IV. Allegro - Moderato - Allegro ma non troppo
Sir Edward Elgar 12:06
7 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Theme. Andante
Sir Edward Elgar 1:30
8 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": I. C.A.E. L'istesso tempo
Sir Edward Elgar 2:12
9 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": II. H.D.S.-P. Allegro
Sir Edward Elgar 0:47
10 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": III. R.B.T. Allegretto
Sir Edward Elgar 1:26
11 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": IV. W.M.B. Allegro di molto
Sir Edward Elgar 0:30
12 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": V. R.P.A. Moderato
Sir Edward Elgar 2:11
13 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": VI. Ysobel. Andantino
Sir Edward Elgar 1:21
14 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": VII. Troyte. Presto
Sir Edward Elgar 0:59
15 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": VIII. W.N. Allegretto
Sir Edward Elgar 1:54
16 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": IX. Nimrod. Adagio
Sir Edward Elgar 3:29
17 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": X. Dorabella. Intermezzo. Allegretto
Sir Edward Elgar 2:35
18 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": XI. G.R.S. Allegro di molto
Sir Edward Elgar 0:55
19 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": XII. B.G.N. Andante
Sir Edward Elgar 2:36
20 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": XIII. ***. Romanza. Moderato
Sir Edward Elgar 2:37
21 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": XIV. Finale. E.D.U. Allegro
Sir Edward Elgar 5:09

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 1)
cello:
Jacqueline du Pré (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (tracks 3–6)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 7–21)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 1)
Edward Elgar (1907) (track 2)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (tracks 3–6)
conductor:
Daniel Barenboim (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (tracks 3–6)
Daniel Barenboim (1973-11-08 – 1973-11-10) (tracks 1–2)
Daniel Barenboim (1976-04-06) (tracks 7–21)
dedicated to:
William Meath Baker (track 11)
Isabel Fitton (track 13)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 16)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 20)
Winifred Norbury (track 15)
Dora Penny (track 17)
orchestra:
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (tracks 3–6)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1973-11-08 – 1973-11-10) (tracks 1–2)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1976-04-06) (tracks 7–21)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1907-08-24) (track 2)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 8)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: IV. W.M.B. (for piano) (track 11)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Theme (for piano) (track 7)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 12)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VI. Ysobel (for piano) (track 13)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VIII. W.N. (for piano) (track 15)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 18)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Viola Concerto: I. Adagio - Moderato (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 3)
Viola Concerto: II. Lento - Allegretto molto (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 4)
Viola Concerto: III. Adagio (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 5)
Viola Concerto: IV. Allegro (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 1)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 16)
Sanctus Dei (track 16)
The Globalist (track 16)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 16)
live recording of:
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (track 3)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: II. Lento - Allegro molto (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (track 4)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: III. Adagio (1970-11-27 – 1970-11-28) (track 5)
part of:
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (tracks 3–6)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B00000J7L1 [info]