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Elgar: Enigma Variations

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Elgar's Enigma Variations, Cockaigne Overture, and Serenade for Strings have been recorded extremely often, but rarely any better than they are here by Mark Elder and Hallé -- Manchester's rebranded Hallé Orchestra. They truly capture the essence of the fin de siècle English master, offering both spit and polish and élan. Elder emerges as a terrific interpreter, delivering a kaleidoscopic and emotionally ranging Variations. Almost as good is his spirited account of the Serenade with a playful opening Allegro piacevole and an affecting central Larghetto. But best of all, perhaps, is Elder's swaggering Cockaigne, with its impetuous themes, sparkling colors, and glorious climax. As a bonus, the release includes the world-premiere recording of the Variations' original Finale, which differs from the definitive version only in that it doesn't include the coda. While the published version is far more successful, the dedicated Elgarian will want to at least hear the master's first thoughts.
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1
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:40

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

2
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:41

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

3
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:00:48

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

4
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:23

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

5
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:00:29

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

6
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:02:16

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

7
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:23

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

8
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:01

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

9
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:01:53

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

10
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:04:02

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

11
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:02:37

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

12
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:00:57

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

13
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:02:47

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

14
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:02:54

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

15
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
Halle
00:05:34

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

16
Serenade for String Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 20
Halle
00:03:36

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

17
Serenade for String Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 20
Halle
00:06:30

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

18
Serenade for String Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 20
Halle
00:02:56

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

19
Cockaigne (In London Town), Op. 40
Halle
00:14:53

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

20
Chanson de Matin, Op. 15 No. 2
Halle
00:03:37

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

21
Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (Original Version, World Premiere Recording)
Halle
00:04:06

Edward Elgar, Composer - Mark Elder, Conductor - Hallé, Orchestra, MainArtist

(C) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society (P) 2003 Hallé Concerts Society

Album Description

Elgar's Enigma Variations, Cockaigne Overture, and Serenade for Strings have been recorded extremely often, but rarely any better than they are here by Mark Elder and Hallé -- Manchester's rebranded Hallé Orchestra. They truly capture the essence of the fin de siècle English master, offering both spit and polish and élan. Elder emerges as a terrific interpreter, delivering a kaleidoscopic and emotionally ranging Variations. Almost as good is his spirited account of the Serenade with a playful opening Allegro piacevole and an affecting central Larghetto. But best of all, perhaps, is Elder's swaggering Cockaigne, with its impetuous themes, sparkling colors, and glorious climax. As a bonus, the release includes the world-premiere recording of the Variations' original Finale, which differs from the definitive version only in that it doesn't include the coda. While the published version is far more successful, the dedicated Elgarian will want to at least hear the master's first thoughts.
© TiVo

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