Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: I. Introduction. C.A.E.
Sir Edward Elgar 3:48
2 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: II. H.D.S.-P.
Sir Edward Elgar 0:44
3 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: III. R.B.T.
Sir Edward Elgar 1:29
4 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IV. W.M.B.
Sir Edward Elgar 0:31
5 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: V. R.P.A.
Sir Edward Elgar 2:09
6 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VI. Ysobel
Sir Edward Elgar 1:26
7 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VII. Troyte
Sir Edward Elgar 1:01
8 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: VIII. W.N.
Sir Edward Elgar 1:59
9 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod
Sir Edward Elgar 4:27
10 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: X. Dorabella
Sir Edward Elgar 2:52
11 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XI. G.R.S.
Sir Edward Elgar 1:03
12 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XII. B.G.N.
Sir Edward Elgar 3:03
13 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XIII. *** (Romanza)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:15
14 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: XIV. E.D.U.
Sir Edward Elgar 6:26
15 Pomp and Circumstance Marches nos. 1-5, op. 39: no. 1 in D major
Sir Edward Elgar 6:05
16 Pomp and Circumstance Marches nos. 1-5, op. 39: no. 2 in A minor
Sir Edward Elgar 5:17
17 Pomp and Circumstance Marches nos. 1-5, op. 39: no. 3 in C minor
Sir Edward Elgar 5:40
18 Pomp and Circumstance Marches nos. 1-5, op. 39: no. 4 in G major
Sir Edward Elgar 4:49
19 Pomp and Circumstance Marches nos. 1-5, op. 39: no. 5 in C major
Sir Edward Elgar 5:42

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (tracks 15–16)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 1–14)
Edward Elgar (1901) (tracks 15–16)
Edward Elgar (1904) (track 17)
Edward Elgar (1907) (track 18)
Edward Elgar (1930) (track 19)
conductor:
Sir Charles Groves (tracks 1–19)
dedicated to:
Isabel Fitton (track 6)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 9)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 13)
Winifred Norbury (track 8)
Dora Penny (track 10)
orchestra:
London Festival Orchestra ('house orchestra' of Decca Records, associated since 1980 with conductor Ross Pople) (tracks 1–19)
publisher:
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 15)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1905-03-08) (track 17)
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1907-08-24) (track 18)
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1930-09-20) (track 19)
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 1)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 5)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 11)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 15)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 9)
Sanctus Dei (track 9)
The Globalist (track 9)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 9)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000025V8M [info]