Elgar Complete Edition

Volume 40
Severn Suite (brass band arrangement);
Civic Fanfare; Music for Various Ensembles

Series V : Instrumental Music

Publication Plan

  • Projected publication date : 2022
  • Publisher : Elgar Works
  • ISBN : 978-1-904856-40-5 (hardback)

Detailed Description

  • Editor : Philip Maund
  • Page size : 350 mm x 250 mm (portrait)
  • Binding : cloth (hardback)
  • Contents :
    • The complete scores, re-originated in their entirety, of :
      • the Severn Suite in the separate arrangements for brass band by the composer and by Henry Geehl;
      • arrangements for brass of two chorales from Bach's St Matthew Passion;
      • the Duett for trombone and double bass;
      • the Memorial chimes for a carillon (Loughborough memorial chimes) and the Obbligato for a carillon (for the Ottawa carillon);
      • the Fugue in D minor for violin and oboe;
      • the composer's various arrangements of 'Christmas pieces' for flute and string quartet; of Wagner's 'Good Friday music' from Parsifal for 3 violins, 'cello, 2 pianos and organ; of 'O 'tis a glorious night' from Weber's Oberon for tenor and strings; and of the second movement of Handel's Ariodante Overture for 2 oboes and strings;
      • the composer's cello obbligati for Absent yet Present and Out on the Rocks; and his piano accompaniment to C.W.Buck's Melody;
    • The surviving sketch material for oboe and piano of the unfinished Soliloquy for Oboe;
    • An appendix containing all known sketches and unfinished works for miscellaneous wind and strings chamber ensembles, including the Andante & Allegro; Andante in G; Intonation No.2 and two movements for oboe & string quartet;
    • 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 works' development.

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