Elgar at the piano

The first recording of Robert Walker's realisation of the sketches, drafts and recordings of Elgar's Piano Concerto, played by David Owen-Norris, is available on a Dutton Epoch CD.

Dutton Epoch CDLX 7148 David Owen-Norris, BBC Singers and BBC Concerto Orchestra, conducted by David Lloyd-Jones (with Suite of Four Edward Elgar Songs (transcribed for orchestra by Haydn Wood, Adieu, orchestrated by Henry Geehl, So Many True Princesses are Gone, orchestrated by Anthony Payne, Spanish Serenade, The Immortal Legions from Pageant of Empire and Anthony Collins' Elegy in Memory of Edward Elgar).

Percy Young's performing version of the Slow Movement of the Piano Concerto, played by Margaret Fingerhut, is available on a Classico CD.

Classico CLASSCD334 Margaret Fingerhut, Peter Hall, Mette Christina Ostergrand, Munich Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Douglas Bostock (with A Voice in the Desert, excerpts from The Crown of India, Polonia, excerpts from The Spanish Lady and Polonia).

Elgar's Piano Improvisations are also available.

EMI Classics 7243 5 85153 2 Sir Edward Elgar (with other works conducted by Elgar - The Wand of Youth, Nursery Suite, Severn Suite, Elegy, Prelude from The Kingdom, Three Characteristic Pieces, Three Bavarian Dances, Rosemary, Minuet, May Song and Carissima).

Elgar Editions EECD002 David Owen-Norris (with other Elgar piano music - Skizze, Presto, Waltz: Enina, Chantant, Griffinesque, Sonatina, Three Bavarian Dances, Imperial March, Serenade, Concert Allegro and Adieu).

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