Elgar Complete Edition

Volume 39
Music for Wind Quintet

Series V : Instrumental Music

Publication Plan

  • Projected publication date : Autumn 2023
  • Publisher : Elgar Works
  • ISBN : 978-1-904856-39-9 (hardback)

Detailed Description

  • Editor : Ryan Czekaj
  • Page size : 350 mm x 250 mm (portrait)
  • Binding : cloth (hardback)
  • Contents :
    • The complete full scores, re-originated in their entirety, of Elgar's original compositions for wind quintet: Harmony Music Nos 1-7; the Four Dances, Five Intermezzos and Six Promenades for wind quintet; Peckham March; Mrs Winslow's Soothing Syrup; and the Evesham Andante;
    • Elgar's arrangements for wind quintet of works by other composers : Adeste Fideles; the Allegro Molto from Beethoven's Violin Sonata; Awake Sweet Love – Dowland; 'Christmas' Concerto – Corelli; Far Away – Lindsal; Forgive Blest Shade (Epitaph in Brandina Church Yard) – Callcott; Gentle Winds around her hover – Emanuel; Bon Soir (Good Night) – Carulli; Hail Smiling Morn – Spofforth; Hence, now away – Lecocq; In this hour of softened Splendour – Pinsuti; May Carol – Garrett; Menuetto (Glee Club); Now is the month of Maying – Morley; Raise again the bold refrain – Leslie; Solemn March – Leybach; Solfeggios Nos.196 and 225 – Durante; Song of the brotherhood – Lecocq; Sweet and low – Barnby; Tell me, Flora – Pinsuti; The angels breathe on flowers – Naylor; The Fairest Flower – Stewart
    • 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;
    • A range of facsimiles illustrating significant features of the work's development.

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