Elgar at the piano
ELGAR - HIS MUSIC
POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE
Other recordings

Following Elgar’s first recording of Pomp and Circumstance in 1914, many other world famous conductors have recorded the work. The following is a much abbreviated listing.

EMI 7-69563-2 Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli (with Cockaigne and Froissart overtures)

SONY SBK 48265 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Barenboim (with Enigma Variations and Crown of India Suite.

EMI 7-64015-2 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult (with Enigma Variations)

CHANDOS CHAN 6564 Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson (with Enigma Variations.

Classics for Pleasure 575 3052 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley (with Symphony No. 1).

Deutsche Grammophon 429 7132 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Norman Del Mar (with Enigma Variations).

Virgin 5-61199-2 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yehudi Menuhin (with Coronation March, Empire March, Imperial March, Triumphal March from ‘Caractacus’, and Cockaigne Overture).

The following CDs may also be of interest:

CHANDOS 6574 (Coronation Ode) Soloists, Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson, (with The Spirit of England).

EMI 7-64209-2 (Coronation Ode) Soloists, Cambridge University Musical Society, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Band of the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall conducted by Philip Ledger (with The Kingdom).

EMI 5-65586-2 (Land of Hope and Glory) London Symphony Chorus, Northern Sinfonia, conducted by Richard Hickcox (with The Spirit of England, O harken Thou, Give unto the Lord and The Snow).

Continue to :

Pomp and Circumstance (introduction)

Why Americans graduate to Elgar

Elgar's other marches

Elgar's recordings of Pomp and Circumstance

Penning the words of Land of Hope and Glory

How to Order CDs and Scores


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