Programme Notes

By selecting any file listed below, a detailed programme note can be displayed for that work. It is hoped that these articles will be of use to programme builders, those writing articles for concert programmes and casual readers alike. The Elgar Society is happy to give permission to reproduce any of the material contained here, but would request acknowledgement.

Beau Brummel
Caractacus
Cello Concerto in E minor, op 85
Cello Concerto. Creating a Classic
Cello Concerto. Jacqueline du Pre. The concerto’s consummate interpreter
Cello Concerto. Suggested Reading
Cello Concerto. The Concerto Onstage
Cello Concerto. What Next
Chansons de Matin et de Nuit
Cockaigne (In London Town), op 40
Coronation March, Op 65, Imperial March, Op 32, Empire March
Coronation Ode, op 44
Crown of India, op 66
Dream Children, Op 43
Elegy for Strings, op 58
Elgar at Play
Elgarian Birthdays
Elgar-Payne Symphony No 3. Michael Kennedy reviews the CD
Elgar-Payne Symphony No3. An Introduction by Anthony Payne
Elgar-Payne Symphony No3. A Justification by Colin Matthews
Elgar-Payne Symphony No3. Geoff Hodgkins review of Première
Falstaff, Op 68
First World War Music
Fringes of the Fleet
Froisart, op.19
From The Bavarian Highlands, op 27
Grania and Diarmid, op 42
Introduction and Allegro
King Arthur
King Olaf (Scenes from the Saga of), op. 30
Music written for piano and violin
Music written for two flutes etc
Nursery Suite
Orchestral Arrangements and Transcriptions
Part-Songs 1889-1909
Part-Songs 1914-1932
Piano Concerto. Recordings.
Piano Concerto. The History.
Piano Concerto. The Realisation.
Piano Concerto.
Piano Quintet in A minor, op 84.
Polonia, op 76.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos 1-5, Op 39
Pomp and Circumstance. Elgar’s own recordings.
Pomp and Circumstance. Penning the words of Land of Hope and Glory.
Pomp and Circumstance. An Introduction.
Pomp and Circumstance. Elgar’s other marches.
Pomp and Circumstance. Why Americans Graduate to Elgar.
Religious works for chorus.
Salut d’amour & Mot d’amour.
Sea Pictures
Serenade for Strings in E minor
Severn Suite
Sir Edward Elgar. Family Tree
Sospiri, op 70
String Quartet in E minor, op 83.
Sursum Corda
Symphony No 1 in A flat major, op 55
Symphony No 2 in E flat major, op 63
Symphony No 2. A Commentary by Ian Lace
Symphony No 3
The Apostles, op 49
The Banner of St George, op 33
The Big Draw. Elgar the Cartoonist
The Black Knight
The Dream of Gerontius. A Musical Analysis
The Dream of Gerontius. Composition of the Work.
The Dream of Gerontius. How the Elgar Society can help.
The Dream of Gerontius. The Best of Me.
The Dream of Gerontius. The Libretto.
The Dream of Gerontius. The Recorded Legacy.
The Dream of Gerontius.
The Elgar Trail. A Short Illustrated Tour of Elgar’s Houses.
The Kingdom, Op 51
The Light of Life (Lux Christi), op 29.
The Music Makers, op 69.
The Sanguine Fan, op 81.
The Spanish Lady.
The Spirit Of England, op 80.
The Starlight Express, op 78.
Variations On An Original Theme.
Various short pieces written for small orchestra.
Various short pieces written for solo piano.
Violin Concerto in B minor, op 61.
Violin Sonata in E minor, op 82.
Wand Of Youth. Suites Nos 1 & 2, Op 1.
Works composed or arranged for church organ.