List of compositions by Edward Elgar

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The table below shows all known compositions by Edward Elgar.

Compositions[edit]

Works are shown in opus number order (Op. 1-90), followed by date order (1867–1933) for those without opus number. The list includes works which are incomplete and unpublished.

Op. Year Title Genre Notes Dedication Words Pub.
011 1878 Romance chamber violin and piano, also with orchestra Grainger OswinOswin Grainger[1] Schott
01a1a 1907 The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 1 orchestral from music written 1867-71
1. Overture
2. Serenade
3. Minuet (Old Style)
4. Sun Dance
5. Fairy Pipers
6. Slumber Scene
7. Fairies and Giants
Williams C. LeeC. Lee Williams[2] Novello
01b1b 1908 The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2 orchestral from music written 1867-71
1. March
2. The Little Bells (Scherzino)
3. Moths and Butterflies (Dance)
4. Fountain Dance
5. The Tame Bear
6. The Wild Bears
Leicester HubertHubert A. Leicester[3] Novello
02.02 1887 Three motets /
anthems
church choir and organ, pub. 1902-07
1. "Ave verum corpus"/"Jesu, Word of God Incarnate"
2. "Ave Maria"/"Jesu, Lord of Life and Glory"
3. "Ave Maris Stella"/"Jesu, Meek and Lowly"
Novello
02.12.1 1902 "Ave verum corpus" /
"Jesu, Word of God Incarnate"
church motet/anthem choir and organ,
written 1887
Allen William'In Memoriam - W. A. obit Jany.27:1887.' (William Allen)[4] Eucharistic Hymn Novello
02.22.2 1907 "Ave Maria" /
"Jesu, Lord of Life and Glory"
church motet/anthem choir and organ,
written 1887
Leicester AgnesMrs H. A. Leicester[5] Eucharistic Hymn Novello
02.32.3 1907 "Ave Maris Stella" /
"Jesu, Meek and Lowly"
church motet/anthem choir and organ,
written 1887
DolmanRev. Canon Dolman, O.S.B., Hereford [6] Eucharistic Hymn Novello
03.03 1912 Cantique[7] keyboard organ, originally the wind quintet Andante Arioso (1879), arr. organ and for orchestra Blair HughHugh Blair Novello
04.04 1883 Three pieces chamber violin and piano
1. Idylle (Esquisse Façile)
2. Pastourelle
3. Virelai
04.14.1 1883 Idylle (Esquisse Façile) chamber violin and piano E. E.E. E., Inverness[8] Beare,
Ashdown
04.24.2 1883 Pastourelle chamber violin and piano Fitton HildaMiss Hilda Fitton, Malvern[9] Swan,
Novello
04.34.3 1883 Virelai chamber violin and piano Webb FrankFrank W. Webb[10] Swan,
Novello
05.05 1903 Two songs[11] song voice and piano
1. "A War Song"
2. unknown
05.15.1 1903 "A War Song" song voice and piano, originally "A Soldier’s Song" (1884) Pedley FrederickF. G. P., Worcester
(Frederick G. Pedley)[12]
Hayward CC. Flavell Hayward[13] Boosey
05.25.2 1903 unknown song voice and piano
06.06 1878-81 Wind Quintets chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
see Op. 6.1 — Op. 6.6[14]
1. Six Promenades
2. Harmony Music (1—7)
3. Five Intermezzos
4. Four Dances
5. Andante con Variazioni "Evesham Andante"
6. Adagio Cantabile "Mrs. Winslow's soothing syrup"
pub. posth., first perf. 1934,
see also Peckham March (1877) for the same group
06.16.1 1878 Six Promenades chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
I. Moderato e molto maestoso
II. Moderato ”Madame Taussaud's"[sic][15]
III. Presto
IV. Andante "Somniferous"
V. Allegro molto
VI. Allegro Maestoso "Hell and Tommy"
Belwin
06.26.2 1879-81 Harmony Music chamber for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon/cello,
- all from 1879 except VII.
I. Allegro Molto
II. Allegro non tanto
III. (Allegro) (incomplete)
IV. Allegro molto "The Farm Yard"
V. 1. Allegro moderato "The Mission"; 2. Menuetto and Trio
; 3. Andante "Noah's Ark"; 4. Finale (Allegro)
VI. Allegro Molto; Andante Arioso (re-scored as Cantique, Op. 3)
VII. Allegro; Scherzo—Allegro Giusto (1881)
Exton FrankFrank Exton (No. I)[16]
W. B. Leicester (II)[17]
Frank Elgar (III)[18]
Belwin
06.36.3 1879 Five Intermezzos chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
1. Allegro moderato "The Farmyard"
2. Adagio Solenne
3. Allegretto "Nancy"
4. Andante con moto
5. Allegretto
Belwin
06.46.4 1879 Four Dances chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
1. Menuetto
2. Gavotte "The Alphonsa"[19]
3. Sarabande - Largo[20]
4. Gigue - Allegro
Belwin
06.56.5 1879 Andante con Variazione "Evesham Andante" chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
Leicester Hubert'H. A. L.' (Hubert Leicester)[3]
06.66.6 1879 Adagio Cantabile "Mrs Winslow's soothing syrup" chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
Belwin
077 1884 Sevillaña orchestral Stockley, W. C.W. C. Stockley[21] Tuckwood,
Ascherberg
088 1888 Quartet chamber string quartet, destroyed[22]
099 1884? Violin Sonata chamber violin and piano, destroyed
10 1899 Three Characteristic Pieces orchestral 1. Mazurka
2. Sérénade Mauresque
3. Contrasts: The Gavotte A.D. 1700 and 1900
Lygon MaryLady Mary Lygon[23] Novello
10.1 1899 Mazurka orchestral Lygon MaryLady Mary Lygon[23] Novello
10.2 1899 Sérénade Mauresque orchestral Lygon MaryLady Mary Lygon[23] Novello
10.3 1899 Contrasts: The Gavotte A.D. 1700 and 1900 orchestral Lygon MaryLady Mary Lygon[23] Novello
11 1894 Sursum corda (Élévation) orchestral strings, brass, timpani and organ AclandH. Dyke Acland, Malvern[24] Schott
12 1888 Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) chamber violin and piano
also for piano, orchestra and numerous arrangements
Elgar Caroline Aliceà Carice (C. Alice Elgar) Schott
13 1889-90 Two pieces chamber violin and piano
1. Mot d'Amour (1889)
2. Bizarrerie (1890)
13.1 1889 Mot d'Amour chamber violin and piano
first pub. as Liebesahnung, companion piece to Liebesgruss
Elgar Caroline AliceAlice (C. Alice Elgar) Ascherberg
13.2 1890 Bizarrerie chamber violin and piano Ward FredFred Ward[25] Ascherberg
14 1890 Vesper Voluntaries keyboard organ
Introduction,
1. Andante,
2. Allegro,
3. Andantino (from Quartet in D, 1888),
4. Allegro piacevole,
5. Poco lento,
6. Moderato,
7. Allegretto pensoso,
8. Poco allegro, Coda
RaikesMrs W. A. Raikes[26] Ascherberg
15 1897-99 Two pieces chamber violin and piano
1. Chanson de Nuit
2. Chanson de Matin
15.1 1897 Chanson de Nuit chamber violin and piano,
also orchestra (1899), numerous arrangements
Ehrke FrankF. Ehrke, M.D.[27] Novello
15.2 1899 Chanson de Matin chamber violin and piano,
also orchestra (1901), numerous arrangements
Novello
16 1885-94 Three songs song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
1. "The Shepherd's Song" (1892)
2. "Through the Long Days" (1885)
3. Rondel (1894)
16.1 1892 "The Shepherd's Song" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Pain BarryBarry Pain Tuckwood,
Ascherberg
16.2 1885 "Through the Long Days" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Hay JohnJohn Hay Weber,
Ascherberg
16.3 1894 "Rondel" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Longfellow HLongfellow,
after Froissart
Ascherberg
17 1891 La Capricieuse chamber violin and piano Ward FredFred Ward[28] Breitkopf & Härtel
18 1890 Three part-songs part-song SATB unacc.
1. "O Happy Eyes"
2. "Love"
3. "My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land"
Novello
18.1 1890 "O Happy Eyes" part-song SATB unacc. Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Novello
18.2 1890 "Love" part-song SATB unacc. Elgar Caroline AliceC. A. E. (C. Alice Elgar) Maquarie ArthurArthur Maquarie Novello
18.3[29] 1890 "My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land" part-song SATB unacc. Hampton JRev. J. Hampton[30] Lang AndrewAndrew Lang Novello
19 1890 Froissart orchestral concert overture Novello
20 1888-92 Serenade orchestral string orchestra,
revised version of Three Pieces for string orchestra
1. Allegro piacevole
2. Larghetto
3. Allegretto
Whinfield WalterW. H. Whinfield[31] Breitkopf & Härtel
21 1899 Minuet orchestral originally for piano 1897 Kilburn PaulPaul Kilburn[32] Joseph Williams
22 1892 Very Melodious Exercises in the First Position chamber violin and piano Grafton MayMay Grafton[33] Chanot,
Laudy
23 1892 "Spanish Serenade" part-song "Stars of the Summer Night".
SATB acc. 2 violins and piano,
also acc. orchestra 1893
Longfellow HLongfellow Novello
24 1892 Etudes caracteristiquesÉtudes caractéristiques chamber violin solo Pollitzer AdolpheAdolphe Pollitzer Chanot
25 1889-92 The Black Knight choral symphony/cantata for chorus and orchestra, poem by Uhland, tr. Longfellow Blair HughHugh Blair Longfellow HLongfellow Novello
26 1894 Two part-songs part-song SSA acc. 2 violins and piano
1. "The Snow"
2. "Fly, Singing Bird"
Fitton EMrs E. B. Fitton, Malvern[34] Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Novello
26.1 1894 "The Snow" part-song SSA acc. 2 violins and piano,
also other vocal arrangements and with orchestra
Fitton EMrs E. B. Fitton, Malvern[34] Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Novello
26.2 1894 "Fly, Singing Bird" part-song SSA acc. 2 violins and piano,
also other vocal arrangements and with orchestra
Fitton EMrs E. B. Fitton, Malvern[34] Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Novello
27 1895-96 From the Bavarian Highlands choral choral-songs SATB and orchestra
1. "The Dance" (Sonnenbichl)
2. "False Love" (Wamberg)
3. "Lullaby" (In Hammersbach)
4. "Aspiration" (Bei Sankt Anton)
5. "On the Alm" 'True Love'(Hoch Alp)
6. "The Marksmen (Bei Murnau)"
Nos. 1, 3 and 6 arr. for orchestra as Three Bavarian Dances
Bethell SlingsbyMr and Mrs Henry Slingsby Bethell, Garmisch, Bavaria[35] Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar,
adapted from Bavarian folksongs
Joseph Williams
27.127 1898 Three Bavarian Dances orchestral songs from From the Bavarian Highlands arranged for orchestra
1. "The Dance" (Sonnenbichl)
2. "Lullaby" (In Hammersbach)
3. "The Marksmen (Bei Murnau)"
also for piano solo, and violin and piano
Joseph Williams
28 1898 Organ Sonata in G keyboard organ Heap Charles SwinnertonDr. C. Swinnerton Heap[36] Breitkopf
29 1896 The Light of Life choral (Lux Christi)
soprano, alto, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra
Heap Charles SwinnertonDr. C. Swinnerton Heap[36] Capel-Cure ERev. E. Capel-Cure,
adapted from the Scriptures
Novello
30 1896 Scenes From The Saga Of King Olaf choral cantata for soprano, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra
incl. part-song "As torrents in summer" pub. separately
LongfellowLongfellow
and Harry Arbuthnot Acworth
Novello
31 1900 Two songs song voice and piano
1. "After"
2. "A Song of Flight"
31.1 1900 "After" song voice and piano Marston PhilipPhilip Bourke Marston Boosey
31.2 1900 "A Song of Flight" song voice and piano Rossetti ChristinaChristina Rossetti Boosey
32 1897 Imperial March orchestral for the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen's accession, also arr. piano Victoria for H.M. Queen Victoria Novello
33 1897 The Banner of St. George choral ballad for chorus and orchestra Wensley ShapcottShapcott Wensley Novello
34 1897 Te Deum and Benedictus church choir and organ Hymn
Benedictus (Song of Zechariah)
Novello
35 1897-98 Caractacus choral cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra VictoriaH.M. Queen Victoria Acworth HH. A. Acworth Novello
36 1899 Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) orchestral Theme Enigma (andante)
I. C.A.E. (andante)
II. H.D.S.-P. (allegro)
III. R.B.T. (allegretto)
IV. W.M.B. (allegro di molto)
V. R.P.A. (moderato)
VI. Ysobel (andantino)
VII. Troyte (presto)
VIII. W.N. (allegretto)
IX. Nimrod (adagio)
X. Intermezzo, Dorabella (allegretto)
XI. G.R.S. (allegro di molto)
XII. B.G.N. (andante)
XIII. Romanza "***" (moderato)
Finale E.D.U. (allegro)
'To my friends pictured within' Novello
37 1897-99 Sea Pictures song song-cycle for contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
1. "Sea-Slumber Song"
2. "In Haven (Capri)"
3. "Sabbath Morning at Sea"
4. "Where Corals Lie"
5. "The Swimmer"
Boosey
37.1 1899 "Sea-Slumber Song" song from Sea Pictures
contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
Noel RodenHon. Roden Noel Boosey
37.2 1899 "In Haven (Capri)" song from Sea Pictures
contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
pub. 1897 as Love alone will stay
Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Boosey
37.3 1899 "Sabbath Morning at Sea" song from Sea Pictures
contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
Browning ElizabethElizabeth Barrett Browning Boosey
37.4 1899 "Where Corals Lie" song from Sea Pictures
contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
Garnett RichardRichard Garnett Boosey
37.5 1899 "The Swimmer" song from Sea Pictures
contralto or mezzo-soprano and orchestra (or piano)
Gordon Adam LindsayAdam Lindsay Gordon Boosey
38 1899–1900 The Dream of Gerontius choral for mezzo-soprano, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra A.M.D.G. Newman JohnCardinal Newman Novello
39 1901-30 Pomp and Circumstance Marches orchestral 1. in D (1901)
2. in A minor (1901)
3. in C minor (1904)
4. in G (1907)
5. in C (1930)
6. sketches[37]
39.1 1901 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D orchestral the trio contains the tune known as Land of Hope and Glory Rodewald AlfredA. E. Rodewald and the members of the Liverpool Orchestral Society Boosey
39.2 1901 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 2 in A minor orchestral Bantock GranvilleGranville Bantock Boosey
39.3 1904 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 3 in C minor orchestral Atkins IvorIvor Atkins Boosey
39.4 1907 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G orchestral in 1940 set to words by A. P. Herbert as Song of Liberty Sinclair GeorgeG. R. Sinclair[38] Boosey
39.5 1930 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5 in C orchestral Hull PercyDr. Percy C. Hull, Hereford Boosey
39.6 1930 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor orchestral "elaborated" from sketches by Anthony Payne, 2006 ?
40 1900-01 Cockaigne (In London Town) orchestral concert-overture 'My friends, the Members of British Orchestras' Boosey
41 1901 Two songs song 1. "In the Dawn"
2. "Speak, Music!"
41.1 1901 "In the Dawn" song voice and piano Benson ArthurA. C. Benson Boosey
41.2 1901 "Speak, Music!" song voice and piano Speyer EMrs E. Speyer, Ridghurst[39] Benson ArthurA. C. Benson Boosey
42 1901 Grania and Diarmid incidental for a play by George Moore and W. B. Yeats,
for orchestra and contralto soloist
1. Incidental Music and Funeral March
2. Song, "There are seven that pull the thread"
Wood HenryHenry J. Wood Novello
42.1 1901 Incidental Music and Funeral March incidental music for orchestra,
for a play Grania and Diarmid by George Moore and W. B. Yeats
Wood HenryHenry J. Wood Novello
42.2 1901 "There are seven that pull the thread" song for contralto soloist and orchestra,
for a play Grania and Diarmid by George Moore and W. B. Yeats
Wood HenryHenry J. Wood Yeats William ButlerW. B. Yeats Novello
43 1902 Dream Children orchestral Enfants d'un Rêve
two pieces for small orchestra,
after Charles Lamb,
also for piano
1. Andante
2. Allegretto piacevole
Joseph Williams,
Schott
44 1902 Coronation Ode choral for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass soloists, chorus SATB and orchestra
I. "Crown the King", for soloists and chorus
II(a). "The Queen", for chorus
II(b). "Daughter of ancient Kings", for chorus
III. "Britain, ask of thyself", for bass solo and men's chorus
IV (a). "Hark upon the hallowed air", for soprano and tenor soloists
IV(b). "Only let the heart be pure", for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass soloists
V. "Peace, gentle peace", for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass soloists and chorus unaccompanied
VI. Finale "Land of Hope and Glory", for contralto solo, with chorus (separate song 1902)
Edward VIIH.M. King Edward VII Benson ArthurA. C. Benson Boosey
45 1902 Five Partsongs from the Greek Anthology part-song TTBB,
words tr. from the Greek Anthology
1. "Yea, cast me from height of the mountains"
2. "Whether I find thee"
3. "After many a dusty mile"
4. "It's oh! to be a wild wind"
5. "Feasting I watch"
Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Novello
45.1 1902 "Yea, cast me from height of the mountains" part-song TTBB, words tr. from the Greek Anthology (anon.) Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Strettell AlmaAlma Strettell Novello
45.2 1902 "Whether I find thee" part-song TTBB, words tr. from the Greek Anthology (anon.) Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Lang AndrewAndrew Lang Novello
45.3 1902 "After many a dusty mile" part-song TTBB, words tr. from the Greek Anthology (anon.) Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Gosse EdmundEdmund Gosse Novello
45.4 1902 "It's oh! to be a wild wind" part-song TTBB, words tr. from the Greek Anthology (anon.) Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Hardinge WilliamWilliam M. Hardinge Novello
45.5 1902 "Feasting I watch" part-song TTBB, words tr. from poem by Marcus Argentarius Parratt WalterSir Walter Parratt Garnett RichardRichard Garnett Novello
46 1901 Concert Allegro[40] concertante for piano, orchestra part possibly added Davies FannyWritten for Fanny Davies ?
47 1904-05 Introduction and Allegro orchestral for Strings (Quartet and Orchestra) Sanford SamuelProf. S. S. Sanford,
Yale University
Novello
48 1908 "Pleading" song voice and piano,
pub. as Op. 48, No. 1, but no other Op. 48 works exist
Warrender MaudLady Maud Warrender[41] Salmon ArthurArthur L. Salmon[42] Novello
49 1902-03 The Apostles choral oratorio for soprano, contralto, tenor and three bass soloists, chorus and orchestra,
compiled from the Scriptures by the composer
A.M.D.G. Holy ScripturesThe Holy Scriptures Novello
50 1903-04 In the South (Alassio) orchestral concert-overture Schuster FrankLeo F. Schuster Novello
51 1901-06 The Kingdom choral oratorio for soprano, contralto, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra,
compiled from the Scriptures by the composer
A.M.D.G. Holy ScripturesThe Holy Scriptures Novello
52 1907 "A Christmas Greeting" song carol for 2 sopranos, male chorus ad lib, 2 violins and piano Sinclair GeorgeDr. G. R. Sinclair and the choristers of Hereford Cathedral Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Novello
53 1907 Four part-songs part-song SATB unacc.
1. "There is sweet Music"
2. "Deep in my Soul"
3. "O Wild West Wind"
4. "Owls (An Epitaph)"
Novello
53.1 1907 "There is sweet Music" part-song part-song SSAATTBB unacc. Gorton CharlesCanon Gorton[43] Tennyson AlfredLord Tennyson Novello
53.2 1907 "Deep in my Soul" part-song SATB unacc. Worthington JuliaJulia H. Worthington[44] Byron LordLord Byron Novello
53.3 1907 "O Wild West Wind" part-song SATB unacc. McNaught WilliamDr. W. G. McNaught[45] Shelley PercyShelley Novello
53.4 1907 "Owls (An Epitaph)" part-song SATB unacc.,
words probably by the composer
Pietro d'Alba[46] Novello
54 1907 "The Reveille" part-song TTBB unacc. Embleton HenryHenry C. Embleton Harte BretBret Harte Novello
55 1907-08 Symphony No. 1 in A flat orchestral Richter HansHans Richter, Mus. Doc. Novello
56 1909 "Angelus (Tuscany)" part-song SATB unacc., words adapted from the Tuscan Stuart-Wortley AliceMrs. Charles Stuart-Wortley (Alice Stuart-Wortley) Tuscan dialect Novello
57 1909 "Go, Song of Mine" part-song SSAATB unacc., tr. from Cavalcanti Littleton AlfredAlfred H. Littleton[47] Rossetti DanteDante Gabriel Rossetti Novello
58 1909 Elegy orchestral string orchestra Haddon, R. H.Rev. R. H. Haddon[48][49] Novello
59 1910 Three songs[50] song 3. Oh, soft was the song
5. "Was it some Golden Star?"
6. "Twilight"
Parker GilbertGilbert Parker
59.3 1910 "Oh, soft was the song" song mezzo-soprano and piano or orchestra Parker GilbertGilbert Parker Novello
59.5 1910 "Was it some Golden Star?" song mezzo-soprano and piano or orchestra Parker GilbertGilbert Parker Novello
59.6 1910 "Twilight" song mezzo-soprano and piano or orchestra Parker GilbertGilbert Parker Novello
60 1909-10 Two songs song 1. "The Torch"
2. "The River"
Pietro d'Alba[46]
60.1 1909 "The Torch" song mezzo-soprano and piano or orchestra Yvonne[51] Pietro d'Alba[46] Novello
60.2 1910 "The River" song mezzo-soprano and piano or orchestra
'Folk-Song (Eastern Europe) paraphrased by Pietro d'Alba'
Pietro d'Alba[46] Novello
61 1901-10 Violin Concerto in B minor concertante violin and orchestra Kreisler FritzFritz Kreisler Novello
62 1910 Romance concertante bassoon and orchestra James EdwinEdwin F. James Novello
63 1909-11 Symphony No. 2 in E flat orchestral Edward VIIIn memory of H.M. King Edward VII Novello
64 1911 "O Hearken Thou" church Coronation Offertorium "Intende voci orationis meæ", for choir and orchestra, for the Coronation of King George V George VH.M. King George V Psalm 5 Novello
65 1911 Coronation March orchestral George VH.M. King George V Novello
66 1911-12 The Crown of India incidental Imperial Masque for contralto and bass soloists, chorus and orchestra
1a Introduction, 1b Sacred Measure,
2 Dance of Nautch Girls, 2a India Greets her Cities,
3 Song: "Hail, Immemorial Ind!",
3a Entrance of Calcutta, 3b Entrance of Delhi,
4a Introduction, 4b March of the Mogul Emperors,
5 Entrance of 'John Company', 5a Entrance of St George,
6 Song: "The Rule of England",
7 Interlude,
8a Introduction, 8b Warrior's Dance,
9 The Cities of Ind,
11 The Crowning of Delhi,
12 "Ave Imperator!"
also Suite from the Crown of India for orchestra
Hamilton HenryHenry Hamilton Enoch
67 1912 "Great is the Lord" church anthem, choir SSAATB, bass solo, and organ Robinson JDean of Wells,
J. Armitage Robinson, D.D.
Psalm 48 Novello
68 1913 Falstaff orchestral symphonic study for orchestra,
after Shakespeare, King Henry IV and V
Ronald LandonLandon Ronald Novello
69 1912 The Music Makers choral ode for contralto or mezzo-soprano soloist, chorus SATB and orchestra Kilburn NicholasNicholas Kilburn[52] O'Shaughnessy ArthurArthur O'Shaughnessy Novello
70 1914 Sospiri orchestral string orchestra, harp and organ (or harmonium) Reed WilliamW. H. Reed Breitkopf & Härtel
71 1914 Two part-songs part-song SATB unacc.
1. "The Shower"
2. "The Fountain"
71.1 1914 "The Shower" part-song SATB unacc. Smart FrancesMiss Frances Smart[53] Vaughan HenryHenry Vaughan Novello
71.2 1914 "The Fountain" part-song SATB unacc. Dyson WilliamW. Mann Dyson[54] Vaughan HenryHenry Vaughan Novello
72 1914 "Death on the Hills" part-song choral-song SATB unacc.,
words tr. from the Russian of Maikov[55]
Colvin FrancesLady Colvin[56] Newmarch RosaRosa Newmarch Novello
73 1914 Two part-songs part-song SATB unacc.
1. "Love's Tempest"
2. "Serenade"
73.1 1914 "Love's Tempest" part-song SATB unacc.,
words tr. from the Russian of Maikov[55]
Terry CProf. C. Sanford Terry Newmarch RosaRosa Newmarch Novello
73.2 1914 "Serenade" part-song SATB unacc.,
words tr. from the Russian of Maikov[55]
Hull PercyPercy C. Hull Newmarch RosaRosa Newmarch Novello
74 1914 "Give unto the Lord" church anthem SATB, organ and orchestra Martin GeorgeSir George Martin, M.V.O., Mus.D. Psalm 29 Novello
75 1914 Carillon orchestral recitation with orchestra Cammaerts ÉmileÉmile Cammaerts Elkin
76 1915 Polonia orchestral symphonic prelude Paderewski JanI. J. Paderewski Elkin
77 1915 Une voix dans le désert orchestral recitation with soprano solo and orchestra,
includes the song "Quand nos bourgeons se rouvriront" (When the spring comes round)
Cammaerts ÉmileÉmile Cammaerts Elkin
78 1915-16 The Starlight Express incidental baritone and soprano soloists and orchestra,
music to a play adapted from a story A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood,
includes the organ-grinder’s songs:
1. "To the Children"
2. "The Blue-Eyes Fairy"
3. "My Old Tunes"
Blackwood AlgernonAlgernon Blackwood Elkin
79 1917 Le drapeau belge (The Belgian Flag) orchestral recitation with orchestra, tr. Lord Curzon of Kedleston Cammaerts ÉmileÉmile Cammaerts Elkin
80 1915-17 The Spirit of England choral soprano and contralto or tenor soloists, chorus and orchestra
1. The Fourth of August (1917)
2. To Women (1915)
3. For the Fallen (1915)
'To the memory of our glorious men, with a special thought for the Worcesters'
80.1 1917 The Fourth of August choral soprano and contralto or tenor soloists, chorus and orchestra,
from The Winnowing Fan by Binyon
Binyon LaurenceLaurence Binyon Novello
80.2 1915 To Women choral soprano and contralto or tenor soloists, chorus and orchestra Binyon LaurenceLaurence Binyon Novello
80.3 1915 For the Fallen choral soprano and contralto or tenor soloists, chorus and orchestra Binyon LaurenceLaurence Binyon Novello
80.480.3 1920 With Proud Thanksgiving choral soprano soloist, chorus SATB and orchestra,
a simpler version of For the Fallen, for the dedication of the Cenotaph
League of Arts Binyon LaurenceLaurence Binyon Novello
81 1917 The Sanguine Fan ballet ballet music for orchestra.[57] Echo's Dance arranged for piano MS
81.181 1917 Echo's Dance arrangement from The Sanguine Fan, Op. 81, arranged for piano Elkin
82 1918 Violin Sonata in E minor chamber violin and piano Joshua Marie'M. J. -1918'
(Marie Joshua)[58]
Novello
83 1918 String Quartet in E minor chamber string quartet Brodsky Quartet[59] Novello
84 1918-19 Piano Quintet in A minor chamber string quartet and piano Newman ErnestErnest Newman Novello
85 1918-19 Cello Concerto in E minor concertante cello and orchestra Colvin Sidney and FrancesSidney and Frances Colvin Novello
86 1921-22 Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
(J. S. Bach)
arrangement transcription for orchestra, Fantasia 1921, Fugue 1922 Novello
87 1930 The Severn Suite brass band transcribed for orchestra (1932))
1. Introduction (Worcester Castle)
2. Toccata (Tournament)
3. Fugue (The Cathedral) (1923)
4. Minuet (Commandery)
5. Coda
Shaw George BernardG. Bernard Shaw R Smith
87a 1933 Organ Sonata No. 2 keyboard arrangement of The Severn Suite for organ by Ivor Atkins Keith Prowse
88 1932-34 Symphony No. 3 orchestral posth. Op. 88,
sketches, elaborated by Anthony Payne 1972-97
?
89 1933 The Spanish Lady opera libretto by Elgar and Sir Barry Jackson after Ben Jonson, planned in two acts but incomplete, posth. Suite for string orchestra ed. Percy M. Young[60]
songs:1. "Modest and Fair"
2. "Still to be Neat"
also suite for strings ed. Young (1956)
Jonson BenBen Jonson Elkin
90 1909-25 Piano Concerto concertante piano and orchestra,
posth. Op. 90,
sketches, 1909–25, elaborated by Robert Walker 1997
?
911001 1919 The Smoking Cantata song baritone soloist and orchestra[61][62] ?
Y1867 1867 Humoreske 'a tune from Broadheath' piano later used for Fairies and Giants in The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 1, see Op. 1a
Y1867 1867 The Wand of Youth incidental music for a children’s play,
assembled as two orchestral suites in 1907, see Op. 1a and Op. 1b
Y1868 1868 Kyrie Eleison in A church choir SATB
Y1870 1870 Fugue in G minor keyboard for organ [?], c. 1870, unfinished
Y1872 1872 "The Language of Flowers" song voice and piano, unpub. Elgar Lucy'The Music composed & dedicated to my sister Lucy' [63] Percival JamesThe Poetry by Percival[64] MS
Y1872 1872 Chantant keyboard piano solo MS
Y1872 1872 Gloria church for choir and organ, arr. of the Allegro from Violin Sonata in F, K.547
(Mozart) as a Gloria
MS
Y1873 1873 Credo arrangement choir and organ, themes from Symphonies V VII and IX (Beethoven)
"arr. Bernard Pappenheim"[65] [comment by Elgar]
MS
Y1874 1874 Anthem arrangement arr. for strings, with original introduction MS
Y1875 1875 "The Self Banished" song soprano or tenor acc. piano, unpub. Waller EdmundEdmund Waller MS
Y1876 1876 Salve Regina church in D, choir and organ MS
Y1876 1876 Tantum Ergo church in D, choir and organ Eucharistic hymn MS
Y1877 1877 "O Salutaris Hostia" church in G, bass solo and organ O Salutaris Hostia MS
Y1877 1877 Credo in E minor church choir and organ Nicene Creed MS
Y1877 1877 Gloria church choir SATB and organ MS
Y1877 1877 Kyrie church choir STB MS
Y1877 1877 Five well-known pieces arrangement arr. as studies for the violin, at the suggestion of Adolphe Pollitzer
1. Larghetto (Mozart)
2. Cavatina (Raff)
3. Romance (de Bériot)
4. Romance (Vieuxtemps)
5. Gigue (Ries)
Schott
Y1877 1877 Peckham March chamber Harmony Music for wind quintet:
2 flutes, oboe, clarinet and bassoon/cello
see also Op. 6.1 — Op. 6.6
MS
Y1877 1877 Reminiscences chamber violin and piano MS
Y1878 1878 Adeste Fideles
(John F. Wade)
arrangement arr. for orchestra MS
Y1878 1878 Violin Sonata Op. 23, finale
(Beethoven)
arrangement arr. for wind quintet MS
Y1878 1878 Concerto X
(Corelli)
arrangement arr. for wind quintet MS
Y1878 1878 Ariodante overture
(Handel)
arrangement arr. for small orchestra MS
Y1878 1878 O ‘tis a glorious sight from Oberon
(Weber)
arrangement arr. for small orchestra Pedley FrankF. G. Pedley[12] MS
Y1878 1878 Fantasia chamber violin and piano, unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 Fugue in D minor chamber oboe and violin Elgar FrankFrank Elgar[66] and Karl Bammert[67] MS
Y1878 1878 String Quartet in D chamber unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 String Quartet in B chamber unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 String Trio in C chamber unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 Trio chamber 2 violins and piano, unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 Allegro chamber oboe, violin, viola and cello, unfinished MS
Y1878 1878 Menuetto (Scherzo) chamber re-copied 1930 MS
Y1878 1878 Symphony in G minor after Mozart orchestral part of first movement exists MS
Y1878 1878 Introductory Overture for Christy Minstrels orchestral MS
Y1878 1878 "Brother, For Thee He Died" (Easter Anthem) church choir and organ MS
Y1878 1878 "Praise ye the Lord" church hymn tune, revised as Good Morrow[68]
Y1878 1878 "Now with the fast departing light" church hymn tune MS
Y1878 1878 "Hear Thy children" church hymn tune in F, choir and organ, pub. 1896 as Drakes Boughton in Westminster Hymnal, and Parish Hymn Book (Nos. 189/190), also used in Nursery Suite (Aubade) Stanfield FrancisFrancis Stanfield Cary
Y1878 1878 "If She Love Me" (Temple Bar Rondeau) song voice and piano MS
Y1878 1878 Minuet in G minor orchestral minuet for Powick Asylum band:
flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
MS
Y1879 1879 "Domine Salvam fac" church motet, choir and organ Latin hymn MS
Y1879 1879-84 Powick Asylum Music orchestral for Powick Asylum band:
1. La Brunette (1879)
2. Die Junge Kokette (1879)
3. L'Assomoir (1879)
4. The Valentine (1879)
5. Maud (1880)
6. Paris (1880)
7. Nelly[69] (1881)
8. La Blonde (1882)
9. Helcia (1883)
10. Blumine (1884)
MS
Y1879 1879 La Brunette orchestral 5 Quadrilles for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
Jenkins GeoGeo. Jenkins Esq. MS
Y1879 1879 Die Junge Kokette orchestral 5 Quadrilles for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
Holloway J Miss J. Holloway[70] MS
Y1879 1879 Two Polonaises chamber violin and piano, unfinished Holloway J" J. H. [Miss J. Holloway] with esteem"[71] MS
Y1879 1879 L'Assomoir orchestral 5 Quadrilles for Powick Asylum band:
flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
MS
Y1879 1879 The Valentine orchestral 5 Lancers for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
MS
Y1879 1879 Minuet-grazioso orchestral lost or destroyed
Y1880 1880 Maud orchestral polka for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
MS
Y1880 1880 Paris orchestral 5 Quadrilles for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
1. Châtelet
2. L'Hippodrome
3. Alcazar d'Été (Champs-Élysées)
4. La! Suzanne
5. Café des Ambassadeurs: "La femme de l'emballeur"
Holloway JMiss J. Holloway, Powycke[70] MS
Y1880 1880 Violin Sonata in F, K.547
(Mozart)
arrangement arr. as Gloria MS
Y1880 1880 "O Salutaris Hostia" church in F, choir and organ O Salutaris Hostia MS
Y1880 1880 "O Salutaris Hostia" church in E-flat, choir and organ O Salutaris Hostia MS
Y1881 1881 Fantasy on Irish Airs chamber violin and piano, unfinished MS
Y1881 1881 Fugue in F# minor chamber incomplete - later copied for The Spanish Lady MS
Y1881 1881 Nelly[69] orchestral polka for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, flute, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, viola, double bass and piano
Elgar FrankFras. Thos. Elgar[72] MS
Y1882 1882 La Blonde orchestral polka for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, clarinet, 2 cornets, trombone, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
Weaver Helen'H. J. W.' (Helen Weaver)[69] MS
Y1882 1882 Douce Pensée chamber violin, cello and piano,
pub. 1915 as Rosemary
MS
Y1882 1882 Suite in D orchestral 1. Mazurka
2. Intermezzo-Sérénade Mauresque
3. Fantasia gavotte
4. Marche - Pas Redoublé
Revised 1899 as Three Characteristic Pieces (see Op. 10)
MS
Y1882 1882 "O Salutaris Hostia" church in E-flat, bass solo and organ O Salutaris Hostia MS
Y1882 1882 Benedictus in G church for choir, organ and strings MS
Y1882 1882 Four Litanies for the Blessed Virgin Mary church choir unacc. Knight TFr. T. Knight, S.J., Worcester Cary
Y1882 1882 Air de Ballet - Pastorale orchestral perf. Worcester MS
Y1882 1882 Marche - Pas Redoublé orchestral perf. Worcester Marche incorporated into The Spanish Lady and Suite in D MS
Y1882 1882 Air de Ballet orchestral perf. Worcester MS
Y1883 1883 Scherzo
(Schumann)
arrangement arr. Scherzo from Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52,
for piano solo
MS
Y1883 1883 Entry of the Minstrels from Tannhaüser Act III,
(Wagner)
arrangement for piano MS
Y1883 1883 Helcia orchestral polka for Powick Asylum band:
piccolo, clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, viola, double bass and piano
MS
Y1884 1884 Blumine orchestral polka for Powick Asylum band:
clarinet, 2 cornets, euphonium, bombardon, 1st & 2nd violins, double bass and piano
MS
Y1884 1884 Griffinesque keyboard piano, pub. posth. by Novello Novello
Y1884 1884 "A Soldier’s Song" song see "A War Song", Op. 5.1
Y1885 1885 "Clapham Town End" song low voice and piano,
arrangement of an old Yorkshire[73] folksong, unpub. "An old Yorkshire ballad taken down from the singing of old Tommy Kerr [?] as he got it from his grandfather. Harmonised in strict accordance with the spirit of the age" [comment by Elgar],
for Dr. C. W. Buck
trad. Young[74]
Y1885 1885 "Clapham Town End" arrangement see Clapham Town End, song
Y1885 1885 Gavotte chamber violin and piano Buck CharlesDr. C. W. Buck, Settle Schott
Y1885 1885 Absent and Present
(Maude Valérie White)
arrangement cello obbligato, end note - "Lobster cutlets! Oh!!!!!!" [comment by Elgar] MS
Y1885 1885 Out on the Rocks
(C. H. Dolby)
arrangement cello obbligato MS
Y1885 1885 Melody
(C. W. Buck)
arrangement piano accompaniment for cello MS
Y1885 1885 The Lakes overture orchestral MS lost
Y1885 1885 Scottish Overture orchestral MS lost
Y1886 1886 Berceuse,
(G. F. Blackbourne)[75]
arrangement violin and piano, pub. 1907 MS
Y1886 1886 "Is she not passing fair?"[76] song pub. 1908, Lay, tr. from poem by Charles, Duke of Orléans (1391-1466) Costello LouisaLouisa Stuart Costello Boosey
Y1886 1886 Trio chamber violin, cello and piano, fragment only of first movement, "Sans"[77] MS
Y1886 1886 Enina Valse keyboard piano,
dated Malvern Wells 21 Dec 1886
MS
Y1887 1887 Duett for trombone and double bass chamber trombone and double bass,
pub. 1970, ed. Rodney Slatford
Weaver FrankFrank William Weaver, on his wedding-day[69] Yorke
Y1888 1888 "As I laye a-thynkynge" song voice and piano,
the last lines of Thomas Ingoldsby
Ingoldsby ThomasThomas Ingoldsby Beare
Y1888 1888 "The Wind at Dawn" song voice and piano Wüllner LudwigDr. Ludwig Wüllner Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Roberts (Elgar) Boosey
Y1888 1888 Allegretto on G.E.D.G.E.[7] chamber violin and piano GedgeThe Misses Gedge, Malvern Wells[78] Schott
Y1888 1888 "Ecce Sacerdos Magnus" church choir and organ Leicester HubertHubert Leicester, Worcester[3] Liturgy Cary
Y1888 1888 "O Salutaris Hostia" church choir, written 1880 O Salutaris Hostia Cary
Y1888 1888 Liebesgruss chamber see Salut d'Amour, Op. 12
Y1889 1889 Liebesahnung chamber see Mot d'Amour, Op. 13.1
Y1889 1889 "Queen Mary's Song" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Meredith JJ. H. Meredith[79] Tennyson AlfredAlfred Tennyson Orsborn & Tuckwood,
Ascherberg
Y1889 1889 Presto keyboard piano
Y1890 1890 "Man" song voice and piano
Y1890 1890 Violin Concerto concertante destroyed
Y1892 1892 "A Song of Autumn" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
MarshallMiss Marshall[80] Gordon AdamAdam Lindsay Gordon Orsborn & Tuckwood,
Ascherberg
Y1892 1892 "Like to the Damask Rose" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Wastell SimonSimon Wastell[81]
or Francis Quarles
Tuckwood,
Ascherberg
Y1892 1892 "The Poet's Life" song voice and piano,
repub. 1907 in Seven Lieder
Burroughs EllenEllen Burroughs[82] Ascherberg
Y1892 1892 "A spear, a sword" song voice and piano, unpub. Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar[83]
Y1892 1892 Mill-wheel Songs[84] song voice and piano, unpub.
1. "Winter"
2. "May (a rhapsody)"
Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar
Y1894 1894 "The Wave"[85] song voice and piano, unpub.
Y1894 1894 "Muleteer's Song" song voice and piano[85] Pain BarryBarry Pain[86]
Y1894 1894 Parsifal, Good Friday Music (Wagner) arrangement for small orchestra, Worcester High School
30.130 1896 "As torrents in summer" part-song SATB unacc., from Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op. 30, pub. separately, Longfellow Novello
29.129 1896 "Seek Him that maketh the Seven Stars" song tenor solo and chorus TTBB, from The Light of Life, Op. 29, pub. separately Capel-Cure ERev. E. Capel-Cure Novello
29.229 1896 "Doubt not thy Father's care" song duet, soprano and alto, from The Light of Life, Op. 29, pub. separately Capel-Cure ERev. E. Capel-Cure Novello
35.135 1897 "The Sword Song" song baritone, from Caractacus, Op. 35, pub. separately VictoriaH.M Queen Victoria Acworth HH. A. Acworth Novello
Y1897 1897 "Roundel: The little eyes that never knew Light" song voice and piano, composed 1887, unpub. Swinburne AlgernonA. C. Swinburne MS
Y1897 1897 "Grete Malverne on a Rocke" part-song Christmas carol SATB unacc.,
pub. 1909 as Lo, Christ the Lord is born
trad.[87] Christmas Card
Y1898 1898 "The Holly and the Ivy" arrangement Christmas carol,
chorus and orchestra
trad.
Y1898 1898 Festival March in C choral chorus and orchestra, fragment only remains
Y1898 1898 "Love alone will stay" song voice and piano, published in "The Dome",
later adapted as In Haven, No. 2 of Sea Pictures, Op. 37
Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Paternoster Press
Y1898 1898 "O Salutaris Hostia" church choir unacc., in Tozer’s Benediction Manual No. 47 O Salutaris Hostia Cary
Y1899 1899 "Dry those fair, those crystal eyes" song voice and piano King HenryHenry King Charing + Hospital Bazaar
Y1899 1899 "To Her Beneath Whose Steadfast Star" part-song SATB unacc., orchestrated 1902 VictoriaH.M. Queen Victoria Myers FrederickFrederick W. H. Myers Macmillan
12 1899 "Woo thou, sweet Music" song voice and piano,
from Salut d’Amour, Op. 12, adapted by Max Laistner[88]
Bunten AliceA. C. Bunten[89] Schott
Y1899 1899 Sérénade Lyrique orchestral Caryll IvanIvan Caryll’s Orchestra Chappell
Y1900 1900 "Pansies" song voice and piano,
from Salut d’Amour, Op. 12, adapted by Max Laistner[88]
Percy E. Pinkerton Schott
Y1900 1900 "The Pipes of Pan" song voice and piano Ross AdrianAdrian Ross Boosey
Y1901 1901 "Always and Everywhere" song voice and piano, from the Polish of Krasiński Fortey FF. H. Fortey[90] Boosey
Y1901 1901 "Come, Gentle Night!" song voice and piano Bingham CliftonClifton Bingham[91] Boosey
Y1901 1901 May-Song keyboard piano, for orchestra (Elkin, 1928) W. H. Broome
Morrice Music
Elkin
Y1901 1901 Emmaus
(Herbert Brewer)
arrangement orchestration
Y1902 1902 "Land of Hope and Glory" song voice and piano or orchestra Benson ArthurA. C. Benson Boosey
Y1902 1902 "O Mightiest of the Mighty" church hymn for the Coronation of Edward VII Edward VIIH.R.H. Prince of Wales
(later H.M. King Edward VII)
Clarke SRev. S. Childs Clarke Novello
Y1902 1902 "God Save the King" arrangement soloists, chorus and orchestra Novello
Y1903 1903 "Speak, my Heart!" song voice and piano Benson ArthurA. C. Benson Boosey
Y1903 1903 "Weary Wind of the West" part-song SATB unacc. Brom Thomas EdwardT. E. Brown Novello
Y1903 1903 Offertoire (Andante Religioso) chamber violin and piano, "Offertoire pour le violon, Gustave Francke (op 11), dedié à Serge Derval, Anvers" [note by Elgar] Derval SergeSerge Derval, Antwerp Boosey
Y1903 1903 Skizze keyboard piano, repub. Novello Buths JuliusProf. Julius Buths, Düsseldorf Musik-Beilag zur Nuen Musik-Zeitung (Stuttgart),
Novello
50.150 1904 Canto Popolare chamber viola and piano, arranged by the composer from his concert-overture In the South (Alassio), Op. 50 Boosey
50.250 1904 "In Moonlight" song voice and piano,
adapted to the viola serenade Canto Popolare from the concert-overture In the South (Alassio), Op. 50
Shelley Boosey
Y1905 1905 "Evening Scene" part-song SATB unacc. Howson RIn Memory of R. G. H. Howson[92] Patmore CoventryCoventry Patmore Novello
Y1905 1905 In Smyrna keyboard piano, pub. "Queen's Christmas Carol Book", repub. Novello Daily Mail,
Novello
Y1906 1906 Piece for Organ keyboard organ, "For Dot's Nuns"[93] [remark by Elgar]
Y1907 1907 Berceuse-Petit Reine
(Victor Bérard)
arrangement violin and piano Wilcocks (?)
Ashdown
Y1907 1907 Andantino
(Victor Bérard)
arrangement violin, mandolin and guitar "For the Barbers" [remark by Elgar],[94]
unfinished
Y1907 1907 Two single chants for Venite in D and G church choir, in "New Cathedral Psalter" Novello
Y1907 1907 Two double chants in D for Psalms 68 and 75 church choir, in "New Cathedral Psalter" Novello
Y1907 1907 String quartet chamber fragmentary
Y1907 1907 "How calmly the evening" part-song SATB unacc. Lynch TT. Lynch[95] Novello
Y1907 1907 Seven Lieder of Edward Elgar song voice and piano
1. "Like to the Damask Rose"
2. "Queen Mary's Song"
3. "A Song of Autumn"
4. "The Poet's Life"
5. "Through the Long Days"
6. "Rondel"
7. "The Shepherd's Song"
all first pub. 1889-1894
Boosey
Y1908 1908 "Marching Song" part-song SATB and piano,
repub. 1914 as "Follow the Colours" for solo and optional male chorus and orchestra
de Courcy Stretton WCapt. W. de Courcy Stretton [96] Novello
Y1908 1908 "Abide with me"
(Ivor Atkins)
arrangement anthem, rev. 1928
Y1909 1909 "Lo! Christ the Lord is Born" church Christmas carol SATB unacc.,
after Grete Malverne on a Rocke, 1897
Wensley ShapcottShapcott Wensley Novello
Y1910 1910 "A Child Asleep" song voice and piano Goetz AnthonyAnthony Goetz[97] Browning Elizabeth BElizabeth Barrett Browning Novello
Y1910 1910 "The King's Way" song voice and piano Elgar Caroline AliceC. Alice Elgar Boosey
Y1910 1910 "They are at Rest" church anthem for choir and organ, perf. at the Royal Mausoleum for the anniversary of Queen Victoria's death Newman John HenryCardinal Newman Novello
Y1911 1911 St Matthew Passion
(J. S. Bach)
arrangement performing edition, with Ivor Atkins Novello
Y1911 1911 St Matthew Passion
(J. S. Bach)
arrangement two chorales "O Mensch bewein dein Sünde Gross" BWV 622, "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" BWV 244, for 3 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones and tuba MS
Y1913 1913 "Callicles" song Scena, intended for Muriel Foster Arnold MatthewMatthew Arnold
Y1913 1913 Carissima orchestral Stephens WinifredWinifred Stephens[98] Elkin
Y1914 1914 "Follow the Colours" part-song see Marching Song, 1908 de Courcy Stretton WCapt. W. de Courcy Stretton [96] Novello
Y1914 1914 "Fear not, O Land" church Harvest Anthem JoelJoel ii Novello
Y1914 1914 "Arabian Serenade" song voice and piano Lawrence MargeryMargery Lawrence Boosey
Y1914 1914 "The Chariots of the Lord" song voice and piano Brownlie JohnRev. John Brownlie[99] Boosey
Y1914 1914 "The Birthright" part-song SATB unacc. Stocks GeorgeGeorge A. Stocks Novello
Y1914 1914 "The Merry-go-round" song unison song acc. piano,
pub. USA[100]
Fox FlorenceFlorence C. Fox[101] Silver Burdett
Y1915 1915 Rosemary orchestral orchestration of Douce Pensée (1882) for piano trio Elkin
Y1915 1915 "Quand nos bourgeons se rouvriront" song see Une voix dans le désert, Op. 77
Y1915 1915 "The Brook" part-song 2-part song acc. piano,
pub. USA[100]
Soule EllenEllen Soule Silver Burdett
Y1915 1915 "The Windlass Song" part-song SATB unacc.,
pub. USA[100]
Allingham WilliamWilliam Allingham Silver Burdett
Y1916 1916 "Fight for Right" song voice and piano Fight for RightMembers of the Fight for Right Movement Morris WilliamWilliam Morris Elkin
Y1917 1917 "Ozymandias" song voice and piano Shelley
Y1917 1917 The Fringes of the Fleet song songs for four baritones and orchestra,
1. "The Lowestoft Boat (A Chanty)"
2. "Fate's Discourtesy"
3. "Submarines"
4. "The Sweepers"
5. "Inside the Bar (A Sailor's Song)" added later
Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Enoch
Y1917 1917 "The Lowestoft Boat (A Chanty)" song four baritones and orchestra,
from The Fringes of the Fleet
Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Enoch
Y1917 1917 "Fate's Discourtesy" song four baritones and orchestra,
from The Fringes of the Fleet
Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Enoch
Y1917 1917 "Submarines" song four baritones and orchestra,
from The Fringes of the Fleet
Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Enoch
Y1917 1917 "The Sweepers" song four baritones and orchestra,
from The Fringes of the Fleet
Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Enoch
Y1917 1917 "Inside the Bar (A Sailor's Song)" song four baritones unaccompanied
added to The Fringes of the Fleet,
dedicated to the four singers
Mott CharlesCharles Mott,
Harry Barratt,
Frederick Henry and
Frederick Stewart
Parker GilbertGilbert Parker Enoch
Y1918 1918 "Big Steamers" song unison song for children, acc. piano Kipling RudyardRudyard Kipling Teachers' World
Y1920 1920 Study for strengthening the third finger chamber re-copied from 1877 sketch Heifetz JaschaJascha Heifetz
Y1922 1922 "Ye Holy Angels bright"
(John Darwall)
arrangement orchestral accompaniment
Y1922 1922 "Jerusalem"
(Parry)
arrangement for chorus and orchestra Blake WilliamWilliam Blake
Y1923 1923 Arthur incidental to a play by Laurence Binyon
Y1923 1923 "The Wanderer" part-song TTBB unacc. Anon., adapted from Wit and Drollery, 1661 Novello
Y1923 1923 "Zut, zut, zut!" part-song TTBB unacc. Marden RichardRichard Marden[102] Novello
Y1923 1923 Carillon Chimes keyboard for the opening of the Loughborough War Memorial Carillon[103] MS
Y1923 1923 Overture in D minor
(Handel)
arrangement transcription for orchestra of the Overture in D minor (Chandos Anthem "In the Lord put I my Trust", HWV247) Novello
Y1923 1923 "O Lord,look down from Heaven"
(Battishill)
arrangement orchestral accompaniment MS
Y1923 1923 "Let us Lift up our Hearts"
(S. S. Wesley)
arrangement orchestral accompaniment MS
Y1924 1924 Empire March orchestral Enoch
Y1924 1924 Arthur: Suite orchestral for chamber orchestra (from the incidental music to Binyon's Arthur MS
Y1924 1924 Pageant of Empire incidental solo songs, except No. 8 "A Song of Union" for SATB
Nos. 5 and 7 were also later arranged for chorus SATB; some also with orchestral accompaniment
1. "Shakespeare's Kingdom"
2. "The Islands (A Song of New Zealand)"
3. "The Blue Mountains (A Song of Australia)"
4. "The Heart of Canada"
5. "Sailing Westward"
6. "Merchant Adventurers"
7. "The Immortal Legions"
8. "A Song of Union" (part-song SATB)
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "Shakespeare's Kingdom" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "The Islands (A Song of New Zealand)" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "The Blue Mountains (A Song of Australia)" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "The Heart of Canada" song solo voice, SATB chorus and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "Sailing Westward" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire,
later arranged for chorus SATB
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "Merchant Adventurers" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "The Immortal Legions" song solo voice and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire,
later arranged for chorus SATB
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
Y1924 1924 "A Song of Union" part-song SATB chorus and orchestra
from Pageant of Empire, trio of Empire March
Noyes AlfredAlfred Noyes Enoch
1924 1924 March chamber violin, cello and piano,
intended also for orchestra[104]
Grafton familyThe Grafton family[33]
Y1924 1924 "The Song of the Bull" part-song male voices and piano, for Cambridge University May Week Hamilton FF. Hamilton
Y1925 1925 "The Herald" part-song SATB unacc. Smith AlexanderAlexander Smith Novello
Y1925 1925 "The Prince of Sleep" part-song SATB unacc. de la Mare WalterWalter de la Mare Elkin
Y1927 1927 Civic Fanfare orchestral orchestra without violins[105] Hull PercyDr. Percy C. Hull MS
Y1928 1928 May-Song orchestral from the original for piano
Y1928 1928 Beau Brummel incidental dramatic music to a play by Bertram Matthews, only Minuet published Matthews BertramBertram P. Matthews MS
Y1928 1928 Minuet from Beau Brummel keyboard piano Elkin
Y1928 1928 "I sing the Birth" church Christmas carol SATB unacc. Fowler HarcourtRev. Harcourt B. S. Fowler[106] Jonson BenBen Jonson Novello
Y1929 1929 "Good Morrow" church 'A simple carol for His Majesty's happy recovery', SATB unacc. or acc. piano George VH.M. King George V Gascoigne GeorgeGeorge Gascoigne Novello
Y1929 1929 "Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei"
(Purcell)
arrangement orchestral accompaniment MS
Y1930 1930 "It isnae me" song voice and piano Elwes JoanJoan Elwes Holmes SallySally Holmes Keith Prowse
Y1930 1930 "XTC" song voice and piano Elgar EdwardEdward Elgar
Y1930 1930 Soliloquy chamber oboe and piano
Y1931 1931 Nursery Suite orchestral 1. Aubade (Awake)
2. The Serious Doll
3. Busy-ness
4. The Sad Doll
5. The Wagon (Passes)
6. The Merry Doll
7. Dreaming - Envoy (coda)
PrincessesTheir Royal Highnesses the Duchess of York and the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 Queen Alexandra's Memorial Ode choral "So many true Princesses who have gone",
SATB and orchestra[107]
AlexandraIn Memory H.M. Queen Alexandra Masefield JohnJohn Masefield MS
Y1932 1932 "The Woodland Stream" song unison song Moore StephenStephen S. Moore[108] Mackay CharlesCharles Mackay Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 "The Rapid Stream" song unison song Moore StephenStephen S. Moore, Worcester[108] Mackay CharlesCharles Mackay Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 "When Swallows Fly" song unison song Moore StephenStephen S. Moore[108] Mackay CharlesCharles Mackay Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 Sonatina keyboard piano, certainly written many years earlier Grafton MayMay Grafton[33] Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 Adieu keyboard piano, certainly written many years earlier, transcr. for violin by Szigeti Keith Prowse
Y1932 1932 Serenade keyboard piano, certainly written many years earlier Austin JohnJohn Austin Keith Prowse
Y1933 1933 Mina[109] orchestral small orchestra Keith Prowse
Y1933 1933 "Tarantella" song baritone and orchestra, incomplete Belloc HilaireHilaire Belloc
Y1933 1933 Funeral March
(Chopin)
arrangement transcription for orchestra of the Funeral March from the Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor Op. 35 Keith Prowse
Y1879 1879 Adagio Solenne see Five Intermezzos of Wind Quintets, Op 6.1, also used in Cantique, Op. 3
Y1879 1879 Evesham Andante see Andante con Variazioni of Wind Quintets, Op. 6.5
Y1879 1879 Mrs Winslow's soothing syrup see Adagio Cantabile of Wind Quintets, Op. 6.6
Y1892 1892 "Stars of the Summer Night" see "Spanish Serenade", Op. 23
Y1884 1884 Une Idylle see Idylle, Op. 4.1
Y1894 1894 King Olaf see Scenes From The Saga Of King Olaf, Op. 30
Y1894 1896 Lux Christi see The Light of Life, Op. 29
34.134.1 1897 Te Deum Laudamus seeTe Deum and Benedictus, Op.34 Hymn
34.234.2 1897 Benedictus seeTe Deum and Benedictus, Op.34 Benedictus (Song of Zechariah)
Y1899 1899 Enigma Variations see Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), Op. 36
Y1902 1902 Enfants d'un Rêve see Dream Children, Op. 43
Y1911 1911 Coronation Offertorium see "O Hearken Thou", Op. 64
Y1911 1911 "Intende voci orationis meæ" see "O Hearken Thou", Op. 64
Y1915 1915 "When the spring comes round" see "Quand nos bourgeons se rouvriront"
Y1915 1915 "A voice in the desert" see "Une voix dans le désert", Op. 77
Y1916 1916 The Belgian Flag see Le drapeau belge, Op. 79
Y1932 1932 "So many true Princesses who have gone" see Queen Alexandra's Memorial Ode, 1932

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Oswin Grainger was an older musical friend, reluctantly a grocer by trade
  2. ^ Dr. Charles Lee Williams was former organist of Gloucester Cathedral
  3. ^ a b c Hubert Leicester was a lifelong friend of Elgar's, played flute in the early wind quintets (his brother William played clarinet), and was always a keen musician; the Leicester family lived at No. 6 Worcester High Street, a few doors away from the Elgar music shop. Hubert Leicester wrote a book Forgotten Worcester with a preface by Elgar, and became Mayor of Worcester (Kennedy p.263)
  4. ^ Elgar's boyhood employer, the solicitor William Allen (Moore, p.118)
  5. ^ Agnes Leicester was the wife of Elgar's lifelong friend Hubert Leicester - they were married three years before Edward Elgar and Alice
  6. ^ A friend of Elgar's, the Very Rev. Canon Charles Vincent Dolman, O.S.B. was the priest of the Roman Catholic Church of St. Francis Xavier in Broad Street, Hereford
  7. ^ a b Op. 3 was first assigned to Allegretto on G.E.D.G.E., then finally to Cantique
  8. ^ Elgar met 'Miss E. E.' before he was married, whilst on holiday in Scotland
  9. ^ Hilda Fitton was sister of Isabel Fitton - 'Ysobel' (Variation VI) of the Enigma Variations
  10. ^ Frank Webb was a Worcester furniture dealer, and he and his sisters were some of Elgar's earliest violin pupils in Worcester, and a member of the Worcester Amateur Instrumental Society. His son Alan Webb was curator of the Elgar Birthplace in the 1960s(Kennedy, p.19)
  11. ^ J. F. Porte, in his critical book Sir Edward Elgar, asserts that Elgar wrote two songs in his Op. 5, but does not name either: "The two numbers comprising Opus 5 are to be commended to those who would see how a great composer commenced his contributions to the world of song."
  12. ^ a b Frederick G. Pedley was (according to the 1881 census) a warehouseman from Worcester, two years older than Elgar. He was an amateur singer, and gave the first performance of "A Soldier's Song" at a Worcester Glee Club meeting in 1884
  13. ^ Charles Flavell Hayward (1863-1906) was born in Wolverhampton, England into a show-business family. He was an actor, poet, violinist, conductor, composer and arranger of music. He was a friend of Elgar's and played at the same desk in the violins. His father Henry Hayward was a violinist known as the "English Paganini". The family emigrated to New Zealand where he, his brothers, their wives and other family (known as "The Brescian Family") made their living in the theatre, which included the novelty of a moving picture show or bioscope as it was called. He died in Adelaide, Australia. His most well-known song (he wrote the lyrics and the music) is called "Come back to me" which was sung by his sister Florence Hayward.
  14. ^ Young has "Op. 6, WIND QUINTETS: any of the above, but not specified by E.", referring to the works in the sets here numbered only for convenience "Op. 6.1" to "Op. 6.6" to keep them together (Young, p. 408)
  15. ^ Elgar's spelling. More correctly "Madame Tussaud's"
  16. ^ Frank Exton was the second flautist in the quintet
  17. ^ William Leicester, Hubert's brother, was the clarinettist in the quintet
  18. ^ Frank Elgar, Edward's brother, was the oboist in the quintet
  19. ^ The Gavotte named after Alphonsa Leicester, who was the sister of Elgar's friends William and Hubert Leicester
  20. ^ Re-copied for The Spanish Lady
  21. ^ William Cole Stockley was conductor of his own orchestra in Birmingham, in 1882 conductor of the Birmingham Festival Choral Society and Chorus Master to the Birmingham Festival (Moore p. 95)
  22. ^ Percy Fletcher identifies this as possibly that of 1888
  23. ^ a b c d Lady Mary Lygon (pronounced "Liggon"), commemorated in the Romanza "***" of the Enigma Variations, was sister of Earl Beauchamp. She promoted, among others similar, the Madresfield Musical Competition in 1903. She became Lady Mary Trefusis on marrying Lt.-Col. Henry Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis in 1905
  24. ^ Dyke Acland was a bank manager and amateur cellist
  25. ^ Fred Ward was one of Elgar's pupils, and Bizarrerie was written for him, but (unlike La Capricieuse) not dedicated to him
  26. ^ Julia Raikes, wife of William Raikes, cousin of his wife Alice. The Raikes were the only members of her family to attend Elgar's wedding, and lent the Elgars their house in Upper Norwood for a few weeks in 1889
  27. ^ Dr. Frank Ehrke of the Manor House, Kempsey was 1st violin in the Worcestershire Philharmonic Society Orchestra
  28. ^ Fred Ward was one of Elgar's pupils
  29. ^ Diana McVeagh gives this as Op.18 No.3
  30. ^ Rev. J. Hampton, M.A., Warden of St. Michael's College, Tenbury (Kennedy, p.280)
  31. ^ The Rev. Walter H. Whinfield was the youngest son of Edward Whinfield, head of an organ-building firm and vice-president of the Worcester Musical Society, who gave musical evenings at his large house 'Severn Grange' near Claines, where the young Edward Elgar began to meet a wide range of musicians, some of whom were to become lifelong friends (Moore, p. 89)
  32. ^ Paul Kilburn was the son of conductor Nicholas Kilburn
  33. ^ a b c May Grafton was Elgar's niece, daughter of William Grafton and Elgar's sister Pollie
  34. ^ a b c Mrs E. B. Fitton was a Malvern pianist and mother of Hilda and Isabel Fitton ('Ysobel' of the Enigma Variations)
  35. ^ In August 1893 the Elgars spent two weeks in Garmisch at the guest-house of an English family, the Bethells, who they had met the year before (Moore, p.175)
  36. ^ a b Dr. Charles Swinnerton Heap was, in 1896, the leading choral conductor in the Midlands
  37. ^ Sketches "elaborated" by Anthony Payne
  38. ^ Dr. George Robertson Sinclair (1862-1917) was an Irishman, the energetic organist at Hereford Cathedral, 'G. R. S.' (and his bulldog 'Dan') one of the Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
  39. ^ Mrs. Edward Speyer was Antonia Kufferath, the Belgian-born soprano, daughter of Alice Elgar's old piano teacher Ferdinand Kufferath and wife of Elgar's friend the wealthy banker Edward Speyer. 'Ridgehurst' was their home at Shenley, Hertfordshire. Not to be confused with Sir Edgar Speyer and Lady Speyer (the latter a professional violinist Leonora von Stosch)
  40. ^ Concert Allegro sometimes still shown in references as "Op. 41"
  41. ^ Lady Maud Warrender (1870–1945) was the youngest daughter of the Earl of Shaftesbury and married Sir George Warrender. She was a singer and patron of music - she organised the first performance of the Coronation Ode in 1903 - and a personal friend of Elgar and his wife
  42. ^ Arthur Leslie Salmon (born 1865), lover of literature, poet, music critic and author of British travel guides
  43. ^ Canon Charles Vincent Gorton was chairman of the Morecambe Festival, and assisted Elgar with the words of The Apostles
  44. ^ Julia Worthington was an American, a friend of Prof. Sanford, whom he met in the U. S. A., and who later saw him in England. The enigmatic dots in the Spanish quotation inscribed on Elgar's Violin Concerto are said to refer to her. He called her "Windflower".
  45. ^ Dr. William McNaught, musical editor and choral conductor, worked for the publishers Novello
  46. ^ a b c d "Pietro d'Alba" (alias "Peter Rabbit") was Elgar's pseudonym for himself
  47. ^ Alfred Henry Littleton was chairman of the publishers Novello. At then time that he wrote the song, Elgar and his wife were staying at the villa of his friend Julia Worthington at Careggi near Florence when they were visited by Littleton, whose wife had just died
  48. ^ Kennedy, p.289
  49. ^ 'Elegy' was premiered at a Memorial Concert in the Mansion House on 13 July 1901. In memoriam Rev. R. H. Haddon, late Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
  50. ^ Of the songs in the planned Op. 59, nos. 1, 2 and 4 were never published, and not even their titles are known
  51. ^ Percy M. Young (in his Elgar O. M.) says this is "Probably fictitious."
  52. ^ Nicholas Kilburn
  53. ^ Frances Smart was a neighbour of the Elgars at 'Forli' before the turn of the century (Moore, p.659)
  54. ^ William Mann Dyson was a singing teacher who sang in the Worcester Glee Club (Moore, p. 695 and 1901 England Census, Worcester)
  55. ^ a b c Vasily Ivanovich Maikov (1728—1778), Russian poet and dramatist. See ru: Майков, Василий Иванович
  56. ^ Frances Colvin, wife of Sir Sidney Colvin
  57. ^ Ballet based on a fan designed by Charles Conder
  58. ^ The violinist Maria Joshua said she was 'overwhelmed' by Elgar's offer of dedication, but was ill and would write later to explain. She never wrote, and died a week later. The dedication was accepted later by her daughter (Moore, p. 725)
  59. ^ The leader was Adolph Brodsky (nearly 70 at the time and principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music) and the others Hugo Becker, Hans Sitt, and Julius Klengel
  60. ^ Young Elgar O.M.
  61. ^ The Smoking Cantata was probably never intended to be performed and was given the jocular opus number of 1001. Its duration is less than a minute
  62. ^ Ward, David (2003-12-11). "Unknown Elgar is just a puff of smoke". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2006-09-15. 
  63. ^ On her birthday
  64. ^ McVeagh, p. 3
  65. ^ Elgar himself
  66. ^ The composer's brother Frank Elgar, who played the oboe
  67. ^ The England 1881 census shows that Karl Bammert was a German watchmaker aged 21, a boarder at the Elgar family house No. 10 High Street Worcester - he was probably the violinist. Frank Elgar and two sisters Lucy and 'Dot' were there, with their parents
  68. ^ Leicester private collection
  69. ^ a b c d Frank and Helen Weaver were among the children of William Weaver, a shoe merchant whose shop was opposite the Elgar's at No. 84 Worcester High Street. Frank Weaver also became a shoemaker, and he played the double bass; Elgar wrote the Duett for trombone and double bass as a wedding present to him on 1 August 1887, when he married Fannie Jones. Helen Weaver was 'Nelly' of the Harmony Music; in 1883 Helen and Elgar were engaged to be married, but the engagement was broken off the next year.(Moore, p. 67, and England censuses 1871, 1881)
  70. ^ a b Miss J. Holloway was the pianist at the Worcester City and County Lunatic Asylum
  71. ^ Moore, p.87
  72. ^ Elgar's brother Frank
  73. ^ The same tune as "Richard of Taunton Dene", a traditional Somersetshire song
  74. ^ photograph of the MS in Elgar, O.M. by Percy Young, p.128
  75. ^ G. F. Blackbourne was the pseudonym of V. Beraud
  76. ^ From Sibley Music Library Digital Scores Collection,
  77. ^ Percy Fletcher identifies this as possibly the trio mentioned in a letter to Dr. Buck, 1887
  78. ^ Elgar used to go to the Malvern Wells house of The Rev. William Wilberforce Gedge, Headmaster of Wells House School, every week to give violin lessons to his daughters (Moore, p. 72)
  79. ^ According to Percy Young (in Elgar O. M.) Elgar pencilled in a note on the MS that J. H. Meredith was an honorary member of the Worcester Amateur Instrumental Society
  80. ^ According to Percy Young (in Elgar O. M.) Mrs. Marshall and her daughter were friends of Lady Elgar
  81. ^ Simon Wastell (1560-1635), headmaster of the Free School at Northampton
  82. ^ Ellen Burroughs was the pseudonym of the American poet Sophie Jewett (1861-1909)
  83. ^ Kennedy, Portrait of Elgar, p.281
  84. ^ Moore, Edward Elgar: A Creative Life, p. 168
  85. ^ a b Percy M. Young "Elgar O.M.", footnote p.70
  86. ^ Moore (A Creative Life, p.177) notes (from the Chappell archives) that permission to use the poem by 'Barry Pain' was obtained on 3 March
  87. ^ from 'Historic Worcestershire' by W. Scott Brassington
  88. ^ a b Max Laistner (1853-1917) was a German musician, a concert pianist and director of the Max Laistner Choir. He made piano transciptions of the classics, including an "Etude de Concert" after Chopin's Valse in D-flat "Minute Waltz"
  89. ^ Alice Chambers Bunten, scholar, author and lyricist for many songs, well-known for her Life of Alice Barnham, Wife of Sir Francis Bacon, London: Oliphants Ltd. 1928
  90. ^ Frank H. Fortey (born in India 1876) was a translator of Polish literature. His main work was the poems of Mickiewicz. He lived in King's Norton, Worcester
  91. ^ Clifton Bingham (1859-1913) was an English author of poems and children's books, many of them illustrated by Louis Wain.
  92. ^ R. G. H. Howson was a bank manager who conducted choirs at the Morecambe festivals (Kennedy, p.166)
  93. ^ Elgar's sister Helen Agnes Elgar, known as 'Dot', was in a convent)
  94. ^ Discovering that Italian clients of a hairdresser at Capri diverted themselves with music while waiting for their turn, Elgar composed this piece for their general benefit
  95. ^ Biography and hymns of Thomas Toke Lynch (1818-1871)
  96. ^ a b According to the Stretton Manuscripts in RootsWeb, Capt. William de Courcy Stretton of the Royal Artillery was the eldest son of Col. Severus William Lynam Stretton (1793-1884) of Nottingham, and the Hon. Catherine Adela de Courcy, youngest daughter of the 28th Lord Kingsale, premier baron of Ireland
  97. ^ Anthony Goetz was the son of Ludovic Goetz and Muriel Foster, a favourite singer and personal friend of Elgar’s
  98. ^ Winifred Stephens was sister of the singer Muriel Foster, and her husband Jeffrey Stephens worked for the Gramophone Company which made the first recording of Elgar's music, including Carissima
  99. ^ John Brownlie, D.D. (1857-1925) Scottish hymnologist - photo and biography
  100. ^ a b c Elgar made four visits to the USA: the last in 1911. He wrote three songs: "The Merry-go-round" for (children's) voices in unison with piano accompaniment; "The Brook" a simple two-part song with piano accompaniment; and "Windlass Song" for four-part voices (SATB) unaccompanied. The songs were published by Silver, Burdett & Co. of New York City in "The Progressive Music Series", books Two (1914), Three (1915) and Four (1915) respectively. All three songs are short: "The Merry-go-round" 13 bars with two verses - the tune of this is simple and the notation unusually large, indicating that this was written for young children; "The Brook" 13 bars with three verses; and "Windlass Song" 14 bars with four verses. Elgar signed a schedule excluding their publication in any form apart from that series, and specifically not to be published outside the USA, though in 1921 Elgar gave permission for them to be published in the Canadian edition of that series. (Information provided on 1 April 1980 by Elsie Plant, Senior Editor Music Publications, Silver Burdett Company, 250 James Street, Morristown, NJ)
  101. ^ Florence C. Fox was an American writer of books and poems, and lyricist of songs for children. Her children's books include "Fox's Indian Primer" about American Indians and how they lived.
  102. ^ Richard Marden was a pseudonym of the composer
  103. ^ "Edward Elgar manuscript found in dusty folder". The Guardian. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  104. ^ According to the composer's markings in the MS (Young, p. 407)
  105. ^ The Civic Fanfare was written for the mayoral procession at the opening of the Hereford Festival on 4 September 1927. The orchestration includes fanfares for the orchestral brass accompanied by wind and percussion; but the only strings which take part are violas, celli and double basses. The work was written to precede a performance of Elgar's transcription of 'God Save the King' and is ended by a side-drum roll which leads directly into the National Anthem, when the violins join the full orchestra and choir in a triumphant entry.
  106. ^ Rev. Harcourt B. S. Fowler of Elmley Castle
  107. ^ Queen Alexandra's Memorial Ode was written with accompaniment for orchestra, but was performed by a military band, and all parts have been lost
  108. ^ a b c Stephen Moore was a young Worcester schoolmaster, and the three songs were written for him to complete a contract with publishers Keith Prowse
  109. ^ Mina was Elgar's Cairn terrier

References[edit]

  • Kennedy, Michael (1987). Portrait of Elgar (Third ed.). Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-284017-7. 
  • McVeagh, Diana M. (2007). Elgar the Music Maker. London: Boydell Press. ISBN 978-1-84383-295-9. 
  • Moore, Jerrold N. (1984). Edward Elgar: a Creative Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-315447-1. 
  • Porte, J. F. (1921). Sir Edward Elgar. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Turner & Co. Ltd. 
  • Young, Percy M. (1973). Elgar O.M.: a study of a musician. London: Collins. OCLC 869820.