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The Serenade was first privately performed by the Worcester Ladies’ Orchestral Class, a group Elgar was involved in training, but had to wait a further three years for a first complete public performance, in Antwerp, 1896. Ever close to his heart, it was one of the final works Elgar recorded for the gramophone in 1933, the year before his death.
from notes by M Ross © 2008
extrait des notes rédigées par Michael Kennedy © 2003
Français: David Ylla-Somers
aus dem Begleittext von Michael Kennedy © 2003
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|Elgar: Enigma Variations, In the South & Serenade for strings|
This album features Elgar’s best-known orchestral works: the 'Enigma' Variations depicting twelve of Elgar’s family and friends in fourteen variations, the Serenade for strings, and 'In the South', a Concert Overture written for the Elgar festival ...» More
|Elgar: Enigma Variations & other works|
‘Mark Elder is making something of a name for himself as an Elgarian, and is in the best of possible places to do so’ (MusicWeb International)» More
|Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; Elgar: Serenade for strings|
Tamsin Waley-Cohen adds to her already prodigious reputation with a new disc of timeless works for strings by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar. Joined by the Orchestra of the Swan under David Curtis, the culmination of the programme is an e ...» More