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1932/3; after sketches for an orchestral work

Mina (the name of Elgar’s Cairn Terrier) is known in its orchestral version of 1933. Piano sketches and a fair copy exist in the British Library. When Elgar sent it and other pieces to Keith Prowse he allowed that ‘they can be adapted to any [arrangement] you think fit’. An edition was published in 2005 by David Patrick, and Piers Lane made his from all the available sources.

from notes by Diana McVeagh © 2011

De Mina (le cairn-terrier d’Elgar), on connaît la version orchestrale de 1933. La British Library en conserve des esquisses pianistiques et une copie au propre. Elgar l’envoya, avec d’autres pièces, à Keith Prowse, qu’il autorisa à les «[adapter] à n’importe quel [arrangement] que vous jugerez bon». Une édition parut en 2005, réalisée par David Patrick; Piers Lane a conçu la sienne à partir de toutes les sources disponibles.

extrait des notes rédigées par Diana McVeagh © 2011
Français: Hypérion

Mina (Elgars Cairn Terrier) ist in der Orchesterversion von 1933 bekannt. Klavierskizzen und eine Reinschrift werden in der British Library aufbewahrt. Als Elgar dieses und andere Stücke an Keith Prowse schickte, gestattete er ihm, sie nach Belieben zu bearbeiten. 2005 wurde eine Edition von David Patrick herausgegeben und Piers Lane erstellte die seine aus allen zugänglichen Quellen.

aus dem Begleittext von Diana McVeagh © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Elgar: Piano Quintet & String Quartet


Track-specific metadata for CDA67857 track 4

Recording date
5 July 2010
Recording venue
Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jeremy Hayes
Recording engineer
Ben Connellan
Hyperion usage
  1. Elgar: Piano Quintet & String Quartet (CDA67857)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: July 2011
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