Elgar: Orchestral & Choral Works; Concertos (8CD boxset, APE)
Elgar: Orchestral & Choral Works; Concertos (8CD boxset, APE)

Performer: Bryn Terfel, Bernard Richards, Julian Lloyd Webber
Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Montréal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Benjamin Britten, Charles Dutoit, Charles Mackerras, Georg Solti, Neville Marriner
Composer: Edward Elgar
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 8 CD boxset
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
Size: 2.07 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no

Disc: 1
01. 1. Allegro piacevole
02. 2. Larghetto
03. 3. Allegretto
04. 1. Andante, nobilmente e semplice – Allegro
05. 2. Allegro molto –
06. 3. Adagio
07. 4. Lento – Allegro

Disc: 2
01. 1. Allegro vivace e nobilmente
02. 2. Larghetto
03. 3. Rondo: Presto
04. 4. Moderato e maestoso

Disc: 3
01. 1. Adagio – Moderato –
02. 2. Lento – Allegro molto
03. 3. Adagio –
04. 4. Allegro
05. Theme: Andante
06. Variation 1 (CAE): L’istesso tempo
07. Variation 2 (HDS-P): Allegro
08. Variation 3 (RBT): Allegretto
09. Variation 4 (WMB): Allegro di molto
10. Variation 5 (RPA): Moderato
11. Variation 6 (Ysobel): Andantino
12. Variation 7 (Troyte): Presto
13. Variation 8 (WN): Allegretto
14. Variation 9 (Nimrod): Adagio
15. Variation 10 (Dorabella): Intermezzo: Allegretto
16. Variation 11 (GRS): Allegro di molto
17. Variation 12 (BGN): Andante
18. Variation 13 (***): Romanza: Moderato
19. Variation 14 (EDU): Finale: Allegro – Presto

Disc: 4
01. 1. Allegro
02. 2. Andante
03. 3. Allegro molto

Disc: 5
01. 1. Allegro
02. 2. Allegro molto –
03. Poco allegretto (Dream Interlude) –
04. 3. Allegro –
05. Allegretto (Interlude) –
06. 4. Allegro molto
07. Part 1. Prelude
08. Part 1. Jesu, Maria – I am near to death
09. Part 1. Rouse thee, my fainting soul
10. Part 1. Sanctis fortis, Sanctus Deus
11. Part 1. Profiscere, anima Christiana

Disc: 6
01. Part 2. I went to sleep
02. Part 2. It is a member of that family
03. Part 2. But hark! upon my senses comes a fierce hubbub
04. Part 2. I see not those false spirits
05. Part 2. But hark! a grand mysterious harmony
06. Part 2. Thy judgement now is near
07. Part 2. I go before my Judge
08. Part 2. Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul
09. 1. Sea slumber-song
10. 2. In haven
11. 3. Sabbath morning at sea
12. 4. Where corals lie
13. 5. The swimmer

Disc: 7
01. No. 1 in D major
02. No. 2 in A minor
03. No. 3 in C minor
04. No. 4 in G major
05. No. 5 in C major

Disc: 8
01. Overture
02. Serenade
03. Minuet
04. Sun dance
05. Fairy pipers
06. Slumber Scene
07. Fairies and Giants
08. March
09. Little bells
10. Moths and Butterflies
11. Fountain dance
12. The tame bear
13. The wild bears
14. O children, open your arms to me
15. There’s a fairy that hides
16. I’m everywhere
17. Wake up, you little Night Winds
18. Oh, stars, shine brightly!
19. We shall meet the morning spiders
20. My old tunes are rather broken
21. Oh, think beauty
22. Dustman, Laugher, Tramp and busy Sweep
23. Andante
24. Allegro piacevole

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# Serenade, for strings in E minor, Op. 20
Composed by Edward Elgar
with Viola Section Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner

# Symphony No.1 in A flat major, Op. 55
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by English Chamber Orchestra
with Cecil Aronowitz, Bernard Richards, Emanuel Hurwitz, Jose-Luis Garcia
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# Symphony No.2 in E flat major, Op. 63
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Cello Concerto in E minor (also arr. as Viola Concerto by F.Salmond), Op. 85
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
with Julian Lloyd Webber
Conducted by Yehudi Menuhin

# Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Cockaigne Overture (“In London Town”), concert overture for orchestra & organ, Op. 40
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
with Kyung-Wha Chung
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 1. Allegro
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 2. Allegro molto –
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 Poco allegretto (Dream Interlude) –
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 3. Allegro –
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 Allegretto (Interlude) –
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 4. Allegro molto
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Conducted by Charles Dutoit

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 1. Prelude
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 1. Jesu, Maria – I am near to death
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 1. Rouse thee, my fainting soul
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

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# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 1. Sanctis fortis, Sanctus Deus
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with Peter Pears
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 1. Profiscere, anima Christiana
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with John Shirley-Quirk
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. I went to sleep
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. It is a member of that family
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. But hark! upon my senses comes a fierce hubbub
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. I see not those false spirits
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. But hark! a grand mysterious harmony
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with Peter Pears
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. Thy judgement now is near
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with Yvonne Minton
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. I go before my Judge
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with Peter Pears
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 Part 2. Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
with Yvonne Minton
Conducted by Benjamin Britten

# Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto, organ & orchestra, Op. 37
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
with Della Jones
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# In the South (“Alassio”), concert overture for orchestra, Op. 50
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Pomp and Circumstance, marches (5) for orchestra, Op. 39
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti

# Imperial March, for orchestra, Op. 32
Composed by Edward Elgar
with Grenadier Guards Band
Conducted by Rodney Bashford

# Sospiri, adagio for strings, harp & organ, Op. 70
Composed by Edward Elgar
with Viola Section Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner

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# Elegy, for string orchestra, Op. 58
Composed by Edward Elgar
with Viola Section Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner

# Wand of Youth, Suite No.1, for orchestra, Op. 1a
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# Wand of Youth, Suite No.2, for orchestra, Op. 1b
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 O children, open your arms to me
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 There’s a fairy that hides
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 I’m everywhere
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 Wake up, you little Night Winds
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 Oh, stars, shine brightly!
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 We shall meet the morning spiders
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 My old tunes are rather broken
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 Oh, think beauty
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# The Starlight Express, incidental music, Op. 78 Dustman, Laugher, Tramp and busy Sweep
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
with Alison Hagley, Bryn Terfel
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

# Dream Children, for small orchestra (or piano), Op. 43
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

6 Comments

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