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
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
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).