Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: I. Allegro
Sir Edward Elgar 17:25
2 Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: II. Andante
Sir Edward Elgar 13:01
3 Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: III. Allegro molto
Sir Edward Elgar 10:13
4 Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: III. Cadenza (accompagnata: Lento) - Allegro molto
Sir Edward Elgar 9:16
5 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: Theme (Andante)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:43
6 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: I. C.A.E. (L'istesso tempo)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:55
7 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: II. H.D.S-P. (Allegro)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:44
8 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: III. R.B.T. (Allegretto)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:27
9 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IV. W.M.B. (Allegro di molto)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:31
10 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: V. R.P.A. (Moderato)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:54
11 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VI. Ysobel (Andantino)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:22
12 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VII. Troyte (Presto)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:54
13 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VIII. W.N. (Allegretto)
Sir Edward Elgar 1:40
14 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:53
15 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Allegretto)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:32
16 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (Allegro di molto)
Sir Edward Elgar 0:51
17 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XII. B.G.N. (Andante)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:17
18 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XIII. Romanza (Moderato)
Sir Edward Elgar 2:03
19 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XIV. Finale: E.D.U. (Allegro)
Sir Edward Elgar 4:34

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Yehudi Menuhin (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (tracks 1–4)
balance engineer:
Arthur S. Clarke (Engineer) (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
G. W. Dillnutt (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
Edward Fowler (engineer) (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
unknown (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 5–19)
Edward Elgar (1905 – 1910) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Sir Edward Elgar (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
Sir Edward Elgar (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (tracks 1–4)
dedicated to:
Isabel Fitton (track 11)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 14)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 18)
Winifred Norbury (track 13)
Dora Penny (track 15)
orchestra:
Royal Albert Hall Orchestra (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
London Symphony Orchestra (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Fred Gaisberg (tracks 1–19)
recorded at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30) (tracks 5–19)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (tracks 1–4)
compiled in:
arrangements:
Agnus Dei (track 14)
Nimrod (for organ, Harris) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 14)
Sanctus Dei (track 14)
The Globalist (track 14)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 14)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: I. Allegro (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (track 1)
Violin Concerto in B minor, op. 61: II. Andante (1932-07-14 – 1932-07-15) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: Great Recordings of the Century (EMI Classics)
ASIN: UK: B000023Z0Z [info]