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composer: Edward Elgar (1898 – 1899)
premiered at: St. James’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1899-06-19)
part of: Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 36)
VIAF ID: VIAF: 179135538 [info]
Wikidata: Q934028 [info]
download score for free: imslp: Variations on an Original Theme 'Enigma', Op.36 (Elgar, Edward) [info]
arrangements: Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma" (for piano)
parts: 1. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: Theme (Andante) (movement)
2. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: I. C.A.E. (L'istesso tempo) (movement)
3. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: II. H.D.S-P. (Allegro) (movement)
4. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: III. R.B.T. (Allegretto) (movement)
5. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: IV. W.M.B. (Allegro di molto) (movement)
6. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: V. R.P.A. (Moderato) (movement)
7. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: VI. Ysobel (Andantino) (movement)
8. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: VII. Troyte (Presto) (movement)
9. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: VIII. W.N. (Allegretto) (movement)
10. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) (movement)
11. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Allegretto) (movement)
12. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (Allegro di molto) (movement)
13. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: XII. B.G.N. (Andante) (movement)
14. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: XIII. Romanza (Moderato) (movement)
15. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: XIV. Finale: E.D.U. (Allegro) (movement)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1989-06-05 – 1989-06-06 Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma Variations), op. 36 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman 30:41
2012-04-22 Enigma variatsioonid, op. 36 (live, 2012-04-22: Estonia kontserdisaal, Tallinn, Estonia) live EMTA sümfooniaorkester, Toomas Vavilov 29:02
Enigma Variations 2 partial Don Jackson 3:32
Enigma Variations, op. 36 London Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata 34:12
Variationen über ein eigenes Thema, op. 36 "Enigma" partial London Philharmonic Orchestra 5:00
Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma"), op. 36 Arturo Toscanini, BBC Symphony Orchestra 28:51
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma" National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:23
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma" Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 30:33
Variations on an Original Theme: "Enigma" Op. 36 partial London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 3:56