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Elgar, Edward    1857-1934    England


   Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85
       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 1st movement (Elgar)

1    Introductory theme


2    First main theme, this is the most well-known adagio cello tune from this concerto.

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 2nd movement (Elgar)

1    After a brief orchestral introduction, the cello plays this stark passage.

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 3rd movement (Elgar)

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 4th movement (Elgar)

1    Main theme

       Chanson de Matin (Elgar)

1    Principal theme


   Enigma Variations
       Enigma. Var 00 First movement of Enigma Variations (Elgar)

1    Enigma Variations

       Enigma. Var 09 Nimrod (Elgar)

1    Main theme

       Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op 47 (Elgar)

1    The first theme features some huge leaps in the strings

       Like to the Damask Rose (Elgar)

1    Like to the Damask Rose


   Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, Op 39
       Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 in D (Orchestra) (Elgar)

1    Introductory theme to Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D


2    First main tune, an enegetic theme.


3    This is the lyrical theme to which the words 'land of Hope and Glory' were later set.

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.2 (Elgar)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.3 (Elgar)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.4 in G (Elgar)

1    Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G


2    This is the slow majestic theme for which March No 4 is famous, introduced by clarinets and horns.

       Romance Op 62 for bassoon and Orchestra (Elgar)

1    First theme by solo bassoon


   Salut d'Amour Op 12
       Salut d'amour (Piano solo) (Elgar)

1    Main tune

       Salut d'Amour Op 12 (flute/piano, orchestra) (Elgar)

1    Main theme


   Serenade for Strings, Op 20
       Serenade for Strings - 3rd movement Allegretto (Elgar)

1    First theme

       Serenade for Strings - Larghetto (Elgar)

1    Main theme


   Symphony No.1 in Ab Op 55
       Symphony No.1 in Ab, 1st movement - Andante Nobilmente e semplice - Allegro (Elgar)

1    A slow stately theme opens this symphony.

       Symphony No.1 in Ab, 2nd movement - allegro molto (Elgar)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.1 in Ab, 3rd movement - adagio (Elgar)

1    First theme

       Symphony No.1 in Ab, 4th movement - Allegro (Elgar)

1    First theme


   Violin Concerto in B minor Op 61
       Violin Concerto in B minor Op 61, 2nd movement - Andante (Elgar)

1    The quiet orchestral opening to the slow movement.

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