Elgar Complete Edition

Volume 34
Orchestrations of Bach, Handel, Chopin and others

Series IV : Orchestral Works

Publication Plan

  • Projected publication date : 2024
  • Publisher : Elgar Works
  • ISBN : 978-1-904856-34-4 (hardback)

Detailed Description

  • Editor : Philip Lancaster
  • Page size : 350 mm x 250 mm (portrait)
  • Binding : cloth (hardback)
  • Contents :
    • The complete full scores, re-originated in their entirety, of Elgar's arrangements for orchestra of the following works :
      • Atkins - Hymn Tune: 'Abide with Me'
      • Bach - Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
      • the coda to Bach - Toccata in F major BWV540
      • Blair - Advent Canata Blessed are they
      • Brewer - Emmaus
      • Chopin - Funeral March from Piano Sonata Op.35
      • Darwell - Hymn Tune: 'Rejoice the Lord is King'
      • Handel - Overture in D minor
      • Parry - Anthem: Jerusalem
      • Purcell - Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei
      • Trad - Anthem: 'The Holly and the Ivy'
      • plus 33 fugal arrangements of works by other composers
    • A scholarly foreword recording the history of Elgar's composition of the works;
    • A comparative description of all known source material;
    • A comprehensive commentary detailing editorial decisions and amendments;
    • An appendix containing all known sketches and unfinished works :
    • A range of facsimiles illustrating significant features of the work's development;
    • Composer's note recording the forces required
    • The full libretti as printed in the vocal scores, with editorial amendments.

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