Elgar from America Volume 1

Elgar from America Volume 1

SOMM ARIADNE 5005 (SOMM Recordings, CD)

AAD
Stereo
COMPILATION

Playing time: 78'55"
Tracks: 25
Booklet pages: 16
© 2019 SOMM Recordings
Main country of recording: US
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Elgar from America Volume 1 published on 12 June 2019


Listen: Elgar: Eastcheap-Gadshill - The Boar's Head, revelry and sleep(Falstaff) (track 21, 4:59-5:56)

Edward Elgar:

Variations on an Original Theme 'Enigma', Op 36
1 Theme
2 Variation I (CAE)
3 Variation II (HDS-P)
4 Variation III (RBT)
5 Variation IV (WMB)
6 Variation V (RPA)
7 Variation VI (Ysobel)
8 Variation VII (Troyte)
9 Variation VIII (WN)
10 Variation IX (Nimrod)
11 Variation X Intermezzo (Dorabella)
12 Variation XI (GRS)
13 Variation XII (BGN)
14 Variation XIII Romanza (***)
15 Variation XIV Finale (EDU)

NBC Symphony Orchestra
Arturo Toscanini, conductor

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
16 Adagio - Moderato
17 Lento - Allegro molto
18 Adagio
19 Allegro - Moderato - Allegro, ma non troppo - Poco più lento - Adagio

Gregor Piatigorsky, cello
New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra
John Barbirolli, conductor

Falstaff, Symphonic Study in C minor, Op 68
20 Falstaff and Prince Henry
21 Eastcheap-Gadshill - The Boar's Head, revelry and sleep
22 Dream interlude
23 Falstaff's march - The return through Gloucestershire
24 Interlude: Gloucestershire. Shallow's orchard
25 King Henry's progress - The repudiation of Falstaff, and his death

New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra
Artur Rodzinski, conductor

Recorded live at Radio City Studio 8H, New York on 5 November 1949 (tracks 1-15) and at Carnegie Hall, New York, USA on 10 November 1940 (16-19) and 10 October 1943 (20-25).

 

 

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