Edward Elgar Land of Hope and Glory 2004

Prom 74 - Last Night of the Proms 2004
11.09.2004, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')

BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin conductor

ElgarEdward William Elgar

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the Enigma Variations, the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, concertos for violin and cello, and two symphonies. He also composed choral works, including The Dream of Gerontius, chamber music and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick in 1924.



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