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composer: Edward Elgar (1899)
dedicated to: Augustus J. Jaeger
publisher: Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d)
arrangements: Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) (catch-all for arrangements)
is the basis for: Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36)
Sanctus Dei
The Globalist
later versions: Light Eternal (Lux aeterna)
Nimrod
part of: Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma" (movement)
referred to in medleys: Hooked on Romance, Part 2

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1926-04-28 – 1926-08-30 Variations on an Original Theme (“Enigma”), op. 36: IX. Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger) Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Edward Elgar 2:53
1936-03-26 Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”, op. 36: IX. Nimrod BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 2:55
1951-12-10 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Variation IX (Nimrod). Adagio NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 3:15
1953-09-28 Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”, op. 36: IX. Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 3:58
1956-06-21 – 1956-06-23 Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX .Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger) Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 3:22
1957 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36: Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 4:04
1958-06 Enigma Variations: Nimrod (Adagio) London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux 3:51
1961-08-08 – 1961-08-09 Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”, op. 36: IX. Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 4:35
1962-05-09 – 1962-08-27 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod (A.J. Jaeger) Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 3:35
1965-01-16 – 1965-01-17 "Enigma" Variations, op. 36: (Nimrod) Adagio London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 3:48
1967-07-03 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": X. Variation 9 (Adagio) "Nimrod" Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Constantin Silvestri 2:35
1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06 Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”, op. 36: IX. Nimrod London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 3:58
1971 Nimrod from the 'Enigma' Variations, op. 36 London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 3:55
1972-05 Enigma Variations, op. 36: Variation IX Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta 3:45
1972-09-07 – 1972-09-08 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": 9. Nimrod (Adagio) Česká filharmonie, Leopold Stokowski 4:07
1974-05 Enigma Variations, op. 36: Variation IX. Nimrod Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 3:15
1975-03 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 “Enigma”: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) London Symphony Orchestra, Eugen Jochum 5:05
1975-06 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. (Nimrod): Adagio Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman Del Mar 3:56
1975-06 Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), op. 3: Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman Del Mar 4:07
1976-04-06 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": IX. (Nimrod). Adagio London Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim 3:29
1978 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: (Nimrod) Adagio Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Alexander Gibson 3:24
1981-12-29 Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma"), op. 36: IX. (Nimrod): Adagio Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Davis 3:56
1982-04-15 Enigma, op. 36: IX. (Nimrod): Adagio BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 7:15
1982-04-15 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. (Nimrod) Adagio BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 6:08
1983-01 Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (VIII-IX) W.N. - Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley 5:31
1983-12-14 Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 „Enigma-Variationen“: IX. (Nimrod) Adagio live Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Sir Colin Davis 4:05
1985-03-11 – 1985-03-13 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod David Bell, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras 4:14
1985-07 Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX. Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 4:15
1985-07 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": 9. Nimrod (Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn 4:10
1987-04 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. (Nimrod): Adagio Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli 3:58
1987-12 Enigma Variations, op. 36: Variation IX. (Nimrod): Adagio Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton 3:48
1988-01-18 – 1988-01-19 Variation on an Original Theme (“Enigma”) for orchestra, op. 36: IX. (Nimrod) London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson 3:42
1988-04-26 – 1988-04-27 Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod: Adagio London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Tuckwell 4:26
1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15 Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX. Adagio Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper 3:44
1989-07-28 – 1989-07-30 Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), op. 36: IX. (Nimrod) English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton 4:16
1991-04 Enigma Variations, op. 36: No. 9. Nimrod BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis 4:15
1992-02-24 – 1992-02-25 Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX. Nimrod: Adagio Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras 4:11
1993-08-28 – 1993-08-29 Enigma Variations: IX. Nimrod (A.J. Jaeger) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle 4:21
1993 Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 "Enigma" - 9. Nimrod (Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras 4:13
1994-05 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": IX. Nimrod (Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 4:02
1994-10-10 – 1994-10-14 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36: Variation 9: Adagio Robert Leonardy, Rundfunk‐Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken, Stanisław Skrowaczewski 4:29
1995-09 Variations on an Original Theme, "Enigma", Op. 36: Var. 9 (Nimrod) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, George Hurst 3:29
1996-04-19 – 1996-04-22 Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX. (Nimrod) live Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 3:08
1996 Enigma Variations, op. 36: Variation no. 9. Nimrod Orchestra of Opera North, Paul Daniel 3:51
1997-04-25 Enigma Variations: Variation IX Nimrod live BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Tadaaki Otaka 4:20
1998-10 Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": IX. Nimrod (Adagio) Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir John Eliot Gardiner 3:49
2001-07 Nimrod from Variations on an Original Theme New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, James Sedares 3:51
2004-10-12 – 2004-10-13 Enigma Variations: Nimrod Philharmonia Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins 4:24
2007-01-06 – 2007-01-07 Enigma Variations, op. 36: Nimrod live London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 4:25
2007-07-02 – 2007-07-16 Engima Variations: Nimrod Black Dyke Band 4:07
2011-01-24 Nimrod from "Enigma" Variations, Op. 36 live Continental League Honor Orchestra 4:18
2015-09 Variations for orchestra 'Enigma', op. 36: Variation 9: Nimrod BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins 4:21
"Enigma" Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36: IX. Nimrod [unknown] 4:23
”Nimrod” from Enigma Variations, op. 36 London Symphony Orchestra, George Richter 4:08
Elizabeth: Enigma Variations: Nimrod BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis 4:17
Engima Variations - Nimrod [unknown] 3:59
Enigma Var. 9 (Nimrod) [unknown] 3:36
Enigma Variationen [unknown] 4:32
Enigma Variations Estonian Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Filbert 3:14
Enigma Variations - IX (Nimrod) London Symphony Orchestra 3:31
Enigma Variations - IX.Nimrod LSO, Adrian Boult 4:02
Enigma Variations - Nimrod Andrew Litton, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:46
Enigma Variations - Nimrod Edward Elgar 4:30
Enigma Variations 8 & 9 Cathedral Festival Orchestra 6:13
Enigma Variations Op. 36 Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Davis 3:56
Enigma Variations op. 36 - Nimrod Edward Elgar 3:46
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36 (Nimrod) Sir Edward Elgar 4:19
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, op. 36: Var. 9: Nimrod (August Johannes Jaeger) Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 3:41
Enigma Variations, Op 36: Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 4:07
Enigma Variations, op. 36 no. 9: Nimrod Barry Wordsworth, BBC Concert Orchestra 4:09
Enigma Variations, op. 36: 1. Andante / 2. Nimrod - Adagio / 3. Dorabella - Intermezzo. Allegretto Edward Elgar 8:21
Enigma Variations, Op. 36: IX. Nimrod London Symphony Orchestra 4:24
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Nimrod Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, David Stanhope 4:30
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley 3:37
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Nimrod Variation no.9 [unknown] 3:45
Enigma Variations, Op. 36: X. Nimrod London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 4:24
Enigma Variations, op. 36: X. Variation 9 (NIMROD) The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 3:21
Enigma Variations; Nimrod [unknown] 1:48
Enigma Variations: IX. Nimrod Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder 4:03
Enigma Variations: IX. Nimrod English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel 3:50
Enigma Variations: IX. Nimrod (Augustus J. Jaeger) Kansas City Symphony, Michael Stern 4:25
Enigma Variations: Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Daniel 3:29
Enigma Variations: Nimrod live Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Edo de Waart 3:49
Enigma Variations: Nimrod London Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Daniel 3:34
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta 3:52
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Edward Elgar 4:07
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Myer Fredman 3:18
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 3:32
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Sir Edward Elgar 3:27
Enigma Variations: Nimrod Philharmonia Orchestra 4:09
Enigma Variations: Nimrod [unknown] 2:28
Enigma Variations: Nimrod [unknown] 4:01
Enigma Variations: Nimrod English String Orchestra, William Boughton 4:15
Enigma Variations: Nimrod National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt ?:??
Enigma Variations: Nimrod, Var. IX: Adagio Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi 4:21
Enigma Variations: Variation 8, "W.N."; Variation 9, "Nimrod" BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis 6:13
Enigma variations: Variation IX Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 3:41
Enigma Variations: Variation IX [unknown] 2:30
Enigma Variations: VII. Troyte, VIII. WN, IX. Nimrod Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 6:04
Enigma-Variationen, Op. 36: X Nimrod (Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 4:06
Hooked on Romance, Part 2 medley Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Louis Clark 6:41
Nimrod Adelaide Symphony Orchestra 4:29
Nimrod Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band 3:25
Nimrod [unknown] 4:17
Nimrod London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 3:56
Nimrod Euphoric Logic 4:07
Nimrod National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:26
Nimrod [unknown] 5:11
Nimrod [unknown] 4:02
Nimrod LSO On Track 3:31
Nimrod London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 4:00
Nimrod The Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards 4:06
Nimrod BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis 4:18
Nimrod Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper 5:43
Nimrod The King’s Division Waterloo Band 3:39
Nimrod [unknown] 4:06
Nimrod (Enigma Variations) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:59
Nimrod (Enigma Variations) BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Edward Downes 3:48
Nimrod (Enigma Variations) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:58
Nimrod (Enigma Variations) The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras 4:13
Nimrod (From 'Enigma Variations') [unknown] 4:02
Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta 3:51
Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Warren‐Green 4:01
Nimrod (From Enigma Variations) Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Myer Fredman 3:18
Nimrod (Variaciones Enigma op. 36) [unknown] 3:53
Nimrod (Variation 9) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 3:18
Nimrod / Nightfall in Camp The Band of the Grenadier Guards 6:47
Nimrod Enigma Variation IX [unknown] 3:35
Nimrod From 'Enigma Variations' National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:26
Nimrod from ‘Enigma Variations’ National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:26
Nimrod from "Enigma Variations," op. 36 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel 4:19
Nimrod from "Enigma Variations" Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, George Hurst 3:34
Nimrod from Enigma Variations London Philharmonic Orchestra 4:34
Nimrod from Enigma Variations [unknown] 3:31
Nimrod from Enigma Variations [unknown] 4:00
Nimrod from Enigma Variations [unknown] 3:18
Nimrod from Enigma Variations Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, George Hurst 3:43
Nimrod from Enigma Variations [unknown] 3:43
Nimrod from Enigma Variations Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philip Ellis 3:46
Nimrod from Enigma Variations Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, David Stanhope 4:33
Nimrod From Enigma Variations [unknown] 3:46
Nimrod from Enigma Variations, op. 36 Symphony Orchestra, Peter Schmeikl 3:55
Nimrod from the Enigma variations Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 3:54
Nimrod, des "Enigma variations" [unknown] 3:18
The Enigma Variations, op. 36: IX "Nimrod" Pierre Monteux, London Symphony Orchestra 4:02
The Enigma Variations: Nimrod [unknown] 4:07
The Enigma Variations: Nimrod Edward Elgar 4:02
Variaciones Enigma: Variación IX "Nimrod" Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española, Enrique García Asensio 3:44
Variation no. 9 (Nimrod) [unknown] 3:52
Variationen über ein originales Thema "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod (A.J. Jaeger) Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Rolf Kleinert 3:38
Variations on an Original Theme [unknown] 3:25
Variations on an original theme 'Enigma' - Var. 9 (Nimrod) Hallé Orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty 2:57
Variations on an Original Theme ‘Enigma’, op. 36 ‘Nimrod’ London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Tuckwell 4:32
Variations on an Original Theme ’enigma’ London Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Daniel 3:34
Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: IX. Nimrod London Festival Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves 4:27
Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: Nimrod London Philharmonic, Sir Adrian Boult 4:37
Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma", op. 36: Variation IX (Nimrod) London Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 5:04
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 3:17
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti 3:18
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36: Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:45
Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: Adagio (Nimrod) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Nick Davies 4:02
Variations on an Original Theme (‘Enigma’), op. 36: IX. Nimrod (Adagio) National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 3:26
Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma"), Op.36: IX. Nimrod Adagio BBC Philharmonic, Sir Edward Downes 3:45
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": IX. Adagio "Nimrod" [unknown] 3:34
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Var. IX. Nimrod. Adagio [unknown] 3:34
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 4:11
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Variation IX [Nimrod] Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 3:38
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Variation IX. Nimrod (Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras 4:12
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma": Variation no. 9 "Nimrod" Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, David Stanhope 4:33
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 (Enigma): Nimrod English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton 4:16
Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36, Enigma: Nimrod: Adagio Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras ?:??
Variations on an original theme, op. 36: Nimrod Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, Sir Neville Marriner 3:51
Variations on an Original Theme, op.36 "Enigma": 9. Nimrod (Adagio) live BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 4:07