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Elgar, his life and works

Basil Maine

Elgar, his life and works

by Basil Maine

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Published by G. Bell & Sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Basil Maine.
    SeriesBell"s musical publications
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.E41 M18
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6292610M
    LC Control Number33020246
    OCLC/WorldCa3377687

      Elgar’s music has held a fascination for Simon since his teens, what with lending his expertise and giving advice on stylistic and interpretive points to professional orchestras and chamber groups, arranging and orchestrating a number of Elgar’s works, and now completing a book on the ‘Enigma Variations’, a subject he has been. His book, Elgar: Enigma Variations, called recent research on ciphers “a postmodern mingling of scientific positivism with fantasy.” Based on the various clues Elgar offered in his.

    This review is from: Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul (Paperback) The author approaches Elgar's life and work from a unique angle- that of a lover of his music who feels she knew him in a past life as Helen Weaver, the fiancée who left him under unclear circumstances to emigrate to New Zealand. Carol Fitzgerald and Brian W. Harvey begin their book by setting the importance of Elgar’s music in the context of the English Music Renaissance then proceed to a more contentious section on what some may regard as the variable quality of Elgar’s output and the worth of his more patriotic works. Elgar’s psychological makeup and his.

    If You Knew Her is a debut psychological thriller by Emily Elgar. I put psychological thriller in quotations because, to me, it didnt quite hit that mark, although it was fairly gripping. The story is told from 3 different perspectives/5. Book description. The first full-length analytical study of Edward Elgar’s music, this book argues that Elgar was a modernist composer, and that his music constitutes a pessimistic twentieth-century assessment of the nature of human being.


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Kennedy's book provided me with an excellent introduction to all of Elgar's music and led me to investigate other works such as The Black Knight, the String Quartet and Quintet. He also relates events in Elgar's life but does not push the reader Cited by: 2.

Uneasy about his middle-class origins, he often played the role of a bluff, country gentleman, but his music Elgar more like that of a British Tchaikovsky--extravagant and restless, with a powerful emotional charge. As Elgar's story unfolds, the whole artistic life of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain is conjured by: Edward Elgar Biography Edward Elgar was a great English music composer who composed several brilliant works.

Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maine, Basil, Elgar, his life and works. Bath, Chivers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Edward Elgar.

rows  The table below shows all known compositions by Edward Elgar. Works are shown Concertante: Violin Concerto (–10), Romance.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maine, Basil, Elgar, his life and works. London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., (OCoLC) Leading scholars examine the composer's life inEdward Elgar and His World, presenting a comprehensive portrait of both the man and the age in which he lived.

Elgar's achievement is remarkably varied and wide-ranging, from immensely popular works like the famous Pomp and Circumstance March no. a standard feature of American graduations--to.

Elgar was born on 2nd June at Broadheath, a village some three miles from the small city of Worcester in the English West Midlands. His father had a music shop in Worcester and tuned pianos. The young Elgar, therefore, had the great advantage of growing up in a thoroughly practical musical atmosphere.

He studied the music available in his. Stewart R. Craggs Edward Elgar: A Source Book Scolar Pr, ; ISBN ; pages This volume provides reference sources to Elgar's life and music, a catalogue of works and first performances, a listing of recorded works conducted by Elgar, a location list of important collections, a select bibliography, and a chronology of Elgar's life.

Diana McVeagh's Edward Elgar: His Life and Music (London, ) is a classic of Elgar studies: unsentimental and critical, free from the myth-making of earlier and later writers like Basil Maine and Jerrold Northrop Moore, and perceptive on the music.

For over fifty years she has been one of the most intelligent writers on Elgar's music, as distinct from his : J. Harper-Scott. Available in print as a 4 volume set and as an integrated online resource.

Winner of the ASIL Certificate of Merit for high technical craftsmanship and utility to practicing lawyers and scholars. With a world-class editor team, content items and authorship from almost of the world’s foremost scholars, the Encyclopedia is the.

Elgar wrote great works. He also wrote works which, though outside the range of accepted greatness, have compelled the attention and affection of a nation. It must not be overlooked that it requires rather more than talent to achieve what Chesterton described as "tremendous trifles.".

Edward Elgar Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Sir Edward Elgar was widely known as a remarkable English composer for his sterling accomplishments in classical works.

He was the inventor of the disc spinner and composed the “Enigma Variations” together with “Pomp and Circumstance Marches” which are known all over the world. Diana M. McVeagh - Edward Elgar: His Life and Music (Dent, ): This early study offers perceptive insights into the emotions at work in Elgar's music.

Jerrold Northrop Moore - Elgar: A Creative Life (Oxford, ): An indispensable book for any Elgarian, employing a broad range of primary sources to create a nearly day-by-day account of.

Buy Edward Elgar: A Creative Life (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Moore, Jerrold Northrop (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(9). Elgar's father owned a music shop and was a church organist who taught his son piano, organ, and violin; apart from this instruction, Elgar was basically self-taught as a musician.

At the age of 16, the composer became a freelance musician and for. Leading scholars examine the composer's life in Edward Elgar and His World, presenting a comprehensive portrait of both the man and the age in which he lived.

Elgar's achievement is remarkably varied and wide-ranging, from immensely popular works like the famous Pomp and Circumstance March no. a standard feature of American graduations--to. Edward Elgar () is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating, important, and influential figures in the history of British music.

He rose from humble beginnings and achieved fame with music that to this day is beloved by audiences in England, and his work has secured an enduring legacy worldwide. The shock of losing his wife discouraged him from making compositions in the s. However, in the early s, there was a revival of interest in Elgar’s music.

The BBC organised a festival of his works to celebrate his 75th birthday. Towards the end of his life, Elgar achieved his lifelong ambition to be recognised as a great composer. Leading scholars examine the composer's life in Edward Elgar and His World, presenting a comprehensive portrait of both the man and the age in which he lived.

Elgar's achievement is remarkably varied and wide-ranging, from immensely popular works like the famous Pomp and Circumstance March no. a standard feature of American graduations--to. Op - Grania and Diarmid (Funeral March) for Orchestra () Op - Dream Children, 2 Pieces for Chamber Orchestra () Op - Coronation Ode for Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra (, rev.

) Op - 5 Part Songs from the Greek Anthology for Male Choir () Yea, cast me from height of the mountains. Whether I find thee.Her Edward Elgar: His Life & Music appeared inand she wrote the "Elgar" article in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

The first half of her older book was a biography of Elgar. This new volume is entirely an analysis of his music. It is organized chronologically by composition and appears to cover everything Elgar wrote.The book was received well and ended up being translated into several other languages.

She would then get started on her second book, which would become Grace Is Gone. Elgar began writing the novel while pregnant with her son, and being on a deadline helped to keep her motivated to write and get it done.