Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Theme (Andante)
Edward Elgar 1:24
2 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: I. C.A.E. (the composer’s wife)
Edward Elgar 1:38
3 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: II. H.D.S.-P. (Hew David Steuart-Powell)
Edward Elgar 0:43
4 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: III. R.B.T. (Richard Baxter Townshend)
Edward Elgar 1:19
5 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: IV. W.M.B. (William Meath Baker)
Edward Elgar 0:29
6 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: V. R.P.A. (Richard Penrose Arnold)
Edward Elgar 1:57
7 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: VI. Ysobel (Isabel Fitton)
Edward Elgar 1:14
8 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: VII. Troyte (Troyte Griffith)
Edward Elgar 0:57
9 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: VIII. W.N. (Winifred Norbury)
Edward Elgar 1:39
10 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: IX. Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger)
Edward Elgar 3:22
11 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny)
Edward Elgar 2:08
12 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (George Robertson Sinclair)
Edward Elgar 0:51
13 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: XII. B.G.N. (Basil G. Nevinson)
Edward Elgar 2:40
14 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: XIII. Romanza: *** [Lady Mary Lygon]
Edward Elgar 2:36
15 Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: XIV. Finale: E.D.U. (the composer)
Edward Elgar 5:03
16 Introduction and Allegro, op. 47
Edward Elgar 13:44
17 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: I. Adagio—Moderato
Edward Elgar 7:21
18 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: II. Lento—Allegro molto
Edward Elgar 4:24
19 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: III. Adagio
Edward Elgar 4:37
20 Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
Edward Elgar 11:00
21 Elegy, op. 58
Edward Elgar 4:01

Credits

CD 1

cello:
André Navarra (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (tracks 17–20)
balance engineer:
Robert Fine (1956-06-21 – 1956-06-23) (tracks 1–15)
Robert Auger (Audio) (1956-12-11) (track 21)
Robert Auger (Audio) (1956-12-12) (track 16)
Robert Auger (Audio) (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (tracks 17–20)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 1–15)
Edward Elgar (1905) (track 16)
Edward Elgar (1909) (track 21)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (tracks 17–20)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1956-06-21 – 1956-06-23) (tracks 1–15)
Sir John Barbirolli (1956-12-11) (track 21)
Sir John Barbirolli (1956-12-12) (track 16)
Sir John Barbirolli (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (tracks 17–20)
dedicated to:
Isabel Fitton (track 7)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 10)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 14)
Winifred Norbury (track 9)
Dora Penny (track 11)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1956-06-21 – 1956-06-23) (tracks 1–15)
Hallé Orchestra (1956-12-11) (track 21)
Hallé Orchestra (1956-12-12) (track 16)
Hallé Orchestra (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (tracks 17–20)
producer:
Alan Melville (tracks 16, 21)
Terry Douglas (tracks 17–20)
Wilma Cozart (tracks 1–15)
Harold Lawrence (tracks 1–15)
publisher:
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1905-03-08) (track 16)
Mansion House in London, England, United Kingdom (1909-07-13) (track 21)
recorded at:
Free Trade Hall in Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom (1956-06-21 – 1956-06-23) (tracks 1–15)
Free Trade Hall in Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (tracks 17–20)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 16)
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 58) (track 21)
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 2)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Theme (for piano) (track 1)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 6)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 12)
Viola Concerto: I. Adagio - Moderato (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 17)
Viola Concerto: II. Lento - Allegretto molto (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 18)
Viola Concerto: III. Adagio (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 19)
Viola Concerto: IV. Allegro (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 10)
Sanctus Dei (track 10)
The Globalist (track 10)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 10)
part of:
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (tracks 17–20)
parts:
recording of:
Elegy, op. 58 (1956-12-11) (track 21)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (track 17)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: II. Lento - Allegro molto (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (track 18)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85: III. Adagio (1957-05-21 – 1957-05-22) (track 19)
referred to in medleys: