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composer:Edward Elgar (composer) (from 1898 until 1899)
premiered at:St. James’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (on 1899-06-19)
part of:Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 36) (order: 30)
download score for free:imslp: Variations on an Original Theme 'Enigma', Op.36 (Elgar, Edward) [info]
VIAF ID:VIAF: 179135538 [info]
Wikidata:Q934028 [info]
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)
arrangements:Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 “Enigma” (for piano)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1989-06-05 – 1989-06-06Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma Variations), op. 36Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman30:41
2012-04-22Enigma variatsioonid, op. 36 (live, 2012-04-22: Estonia kontserdisaal, Tallinn, Estonia)liveEMTA sümfooniaorkester, Toomas Vavilov29:02
2017-03-30Enigma VariationsliveJames Ehnes, Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands, Yan Pascal Tortelier1:52:08
Enigma Variations 2partialDon Jackson3:32
Enigma Variations, op. 36London Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata34:12
Enigma Variations, Op.36 (12 October 1950) (Concertgebouw Orkest, Amsterdam feat. conductor: Pierre Monteaux)Concertgebouw Orkest, Amsterdam, Pierre Monteux29:43
Variationen über ein eigenes Thema, op. 36 "Enigma"partialLondon Philharmonic Orchestra5:00
Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma"), op. 36Arturo Toscanini, BBC Symphony Orchestra28:51
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma"Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham30:33
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma"National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt3:23
Variations on an Original Theme: “Enigma” op. 36partialLondon Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult3:56