Elgar: Enigma Variations (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Elgar: Enigma Variations (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Julian Rushton


Elgar's adaptations for Orchestra, generally known as the 'Enigma' adaptations, marked an epoch either in his occupation, and within the renaissance of English tune on the flip of the century. the 1st prolonged examine of the paintings, this Cambridge tune instruction manual comprises historic details about the notion and writing of the paintings, a longer musical dialogue requiring just a little technical wisdom of song, and a desirable survey of the "solutions" to the secret implied through the name of Elgar's most famed paintings.

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