Elgar, Enigma Variations

Elgar, Enigma Variations

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Cambridge Univ Pr
Elgar's Variations for Orchestra, commonly known as the 'Enigma' Variations, marked an epoch both in his career, and in the renaissance of English music at the turn of the century. The first extended study of the work, this Cambridge Music Handbook contains historical information concerning the conception and writing of the work, an extended musical discussion requiring only a little technical knowledge of music, and a fascinating survey of the "solutions" to the mystery implied by the title of Elgar's most famous work.
This book contains an examination of Elgar's most famous work, the 'Enigma' Variations.

Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780521636377
052163637X
9780521631754
0521631750
Branch Call Number: 784.2182 ELGAR RUSHT
Characteristics: ix, 114 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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