Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Enigma Theme
Sir Edward Elgar 1:31
2 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Andante (C.A.E.)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:56
3 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegro (H.D.S-P)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:53
4 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegretto (R.B.T.)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:21
5 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegro di molto (W.M.B.)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:34
6 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Moderato (R.P.A)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:18
7 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Andantino (Ysobel)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:18
8 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Presto (Troyte)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:03
9 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegretto (W.N.)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:52
10 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Adagio (Nimrod)
Sir Edward Elgar 4:02
11 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegretto (Dorabella) Intermezzo
Sir Edward Elgar 2:55
12 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegretto di molto (G.R.S.)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:02
13 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Andante (B.G.N.)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:33
14 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Moderato Romanza
Sir Edward Elgar 3:11
15 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Allegro (E.D.U) Finale
Sir Edward Elgar 5:51
16 Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Sir Edward Elgar 14:15
17 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1
Sir Edward Elgar 5:35
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: I. Allegro piacevole
Sir Edward Elgar 3:43
2 Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: II. Larghetto
Sir Edward Elgar 6:28
3 Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: III. Allegretto
Sir Edward Elgar 2:57
4 Chansons de Matin et de Nuit, op. 15: II. Chanson de Matin
Sir Edward Elgar 3:15
5 Chansons de Matin et de Nuit, op. 15: I. Chanson de Nuit
Sir Edward Elgar 4:26
6 Salut d’Amour, op. 12
Sir Edward Elgar 3:57
7 In the South (Alassio), op. 50
Sir Edward Elgar 21:52
8 Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: no. 4 in G major
Sir Edward Elgar 5:25

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 17)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 1–15)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 17)
Edward Elgar (1905) (track 16)
conductor:
Nick Davies (conductor) (tracks 1–17)
dedicated to:
Caroline Alice Elgar (English author, married to Edward Elgar) (track 2)
Isabel Fitton (track 7)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 10)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 14)
Winifred Norbury (track 9)
Dora Penny (track 11)
orchestra:
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (tracks 10, 17)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 17)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1905-03-08) (track 16)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 16)
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 2)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Theme (for piano) (track 1)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 6)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 12)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 17)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 10)
Sanctus Dei (track 10)
The Globalist (track 10)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 10)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

arranger:
Edward Elgar (1888) (track 6)
composer:
Edward Elgar (tracks 4–5)
Edward Elgar (1888) (track 6)
Edward Elgar (1892) (tracks 1–3)
Edward Elgar (1903 – 1904) (track 7)
Edward Elgar (1907) (track 8)
conductor:
Nick Davies (conductor) (tracks 1–8)
dedicated to:
Frank Schuster (track 7)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Edward Elgar (tracks 4–5)
premiered at:
The Crystal Palace in London, England, United Kingdom (1889-11-11) (track 6)
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1901-09-14) (tracks 4–5)
Royal Opera House in London, England, United Kingdom (1904-03-16) (track 7)
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1907-08-24) (track 8)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 50) (track 7)
arrangement of:
Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2 (for violin and piano) (track 4)
Salut d'Amour, op. 12 (for violin and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Canto popolare (for viola and piano) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Salut d'Amour (Swedish translation by Carl Gehrman) (track 6)
part of:
recording of:
Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2 (for orchestra) (track 4)
Chanson de nuit, op. 15 no. 1 (for orchestra) (track 5)
Salut d'Amour, op. 12 (for orchestra) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Chanson de nuit, op. 15 no. 1 (for violin and piano) (track 5)

Release

copyrighted by: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2007)
phonographic copyright by: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2007)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2043927 [info]