Variations on an Original Theme 'Enigma', Op.36 (Elgar, Edward)

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Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
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Misc. Notes Performed 18 November 2012. From Internet Archive
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For Piano solo (Elgar)

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Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Misc. Notes Recorded June 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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Var.IX. Adagio "Nimrod"

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Misc. Notes Playing Moog Etherwave Plus Theremin (over 8DIO Adagietto string samples). Corrected a number of pitches with Waves Tune so I'm putting it under synthesized performance.
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Sheet Music

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1899.
Reprinted Enigma Variations and Pomp and Circumstance Marches in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1992.
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Parts

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1899
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1956).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Var.IX. Adagio "Nimrod"

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Misc. Notes For Theremin, but I guess violin would work too. Not an exact arrangement. Added an introduction so thereminist can get their bearings (assume using pitch preview of some sort).
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General Information

Work Title Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36
Alternative. Title Enigma Variations
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 sections
Theme (Andante)
Variation I. L'istesso tempo "C.A.E."
Variation II. Allegro "H.D.S-P."
Variation III. Allegretto "R.B.T."
Variation IV. Allegro di molto "W.M.B."
Variation V. Moderato "R.P.A."
Variation VI. Andantino "Ysobel"
Variation VII. Presto "Troyte"
Variation VIII. Allegretto "W.N."
Variation IX. Adagio "Nimrod"
Variation X. Intermezzo: Allegretto "Dorabella"
Variation XI. Allegro di molto "G.R.S."
Variation XII. Andante "B.G.N."
Variation XIII. Romanza: Moderato "* * *"
Variation XIV. Finale: Allegro Presto "E.D.U."
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899
First Performance. 1899-06-18 in London, St. James Hall.
Orchestra, Hans Richter (conductor)
First Publication. 1899
Dedication "To my friends pictured within"
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons,
contrabassoon, 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, small drum, cymbals, bass drum, organ ad lib., strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Elgar Society