Elgars’ Goodbye

wed 22 aug 2007 21:30 

Edward Elgar, the First World War and British music. Episode 1.

After the First World War Elgar said goodbye nostalgically to the ‘old’ world’ caught in his Cello concert. In this new programme music from the Victorian and Edwardian age, the First World War and looking back on it. 
1. Edward Elgar. Idylle. Marat Bisengaliev, violin. Benjamin Frith, piano. 2. Charles Villiers Stanford. String quartet no.1, opus 44. Vanbrugh Quartet. 3. Arthur Bliss. String quartet in A. Maggini Kwartet. 4. Edward Elgar. String quartet, opus 83. Brodsky Quartet.