Pomp and Circumstance, Op.39 (Elgar, Edward)

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For Band (Retford, ed. McAlister and Reed)

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Performers Eastern Wind Symphony / Clark McAlister
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March No.1 in D major

For Piano solo (Schmid)

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Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Misc. Notes Recorded September 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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March No.4 in G major

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Carolus (2010/10/24)

Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
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Misc. Notes Performed 8 March 2008, Mandel Hall. From Internet Archive.
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March No.1 in D major

For Organ solo (Lemare)

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Performers Patrick Roose
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Sheet Music

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1902, 1905, 1907.
Reprinted Enigma Variations and Pomp and Circumstance Marches in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1992.
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March No.1 in D major

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1902.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1958).Catalog A1436
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* Both Harp parts are incomplete, missing a page from figure R to the end.
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Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1958).
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March No.2 in A minor

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March No.3 in C minor

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March No.4 in G major

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1905.
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Misc. Notes Bass Clarinet with other clarinets shown in staff above for convenience
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

March No.1 in D major

For Military Band (Retford)

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For Organ solo (Lemare)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1902. Plate H.3590.
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Arranger Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)
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March No.4 in G major

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For Concert Band (Sanfilippo)

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General Information

Work Title Pomp and Circumstance
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 marches
  • March No.1 in D major
Allegro, con molto fuoco – Trio. Largamente – Molto maestoso
  • March No.2 in A minor
Allegro molto
  • March No.3 in C minor
Con fuoco – Vivace – Cantabile – Grandioso – Animato
  • March No.4 in G major
Allegro marziale – Nobilmente – Grandioso
  • March No.5 in C major
Vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900-07, 1930
First Performance. 1901-10-19 in Liverpool (Nos.1, 2)
Liverpool Orchestra Society, Alfred Rodewald (conductor)

1905-03-08 in London, Queen's Hall (No.3)

London Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)

1907-08-24 in London, Queen's Hall (No.4)

London Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)

1930-09-08 in London, Kingsway Hall (No.5)

London Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)
First Publication. 1902-07, 1930
Dedication 1. Alfred E. Rodewald
2. Granville Bantock
3. Ivor Atkins
4. George Sinclair
5. Percy Hull
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra (From all Marches)
2 piccolos (one ad.lib.), 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B/A),
bass clarinet (B/A), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F/B), 2 cornets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, organ, 2 harps, strings
triangle, bass drum, tenor drum, 2 snare drums (2nd ad. lib.),
cymbals, jingles, (tambourine, glockenspiel ad. lib.)
External Links Wikipedia article
Elgar Society
Extra Information Elgar set text by A. C. Benson to the trio section from March No.1 for the Coronation Ode, Op.44 in 1902 as "Land of Hope and Glory". Sketches for a March No.6 in G minor were completed by the English composer Anthony Payne in 2006.