The Spirit of England, Op.80 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1917, plate 14332a
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Work Title The Spirit of England, Op.80
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.80
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections
  1. The Fourth of August
  2. To Women
  3. For the Fallen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-17
First Performance. 1916-05 (second and third parts only)
1917-10-04 in Birmingham (complete)
Appleby Matthews, conductor
First Publication. 1917
Librettist Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)
Language English
Dedication My portion of this work I dedicate to the memory of our glorious men, with a special thought for the Worcesters.- Edward Elgar 1916.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Tenor or soprano solo, chorus, orchestra
Related Works Elgar abridged and re-worked No.3 as With Proud Thanksgiving
External Links Elgar Society