How to use Elgar in a sentence
Just eight years later its fabric was complete, and June 1903 saw both the Cardinal's Requiem Mass and Elgar's first London performance of "The Dream of Gerontius" held in its towering nave.
Remember, Elgar's parish church had been built only shortly after the early 19th century restoration of the catholic hierarchy in England.
For example, one of the only genuine archive jobs I do, I'm an honorary archivist of the Elgar Society.
They were joined by cellist Truls MÃ¸rk who played exquisite interpretations of Prokofiev and Elgar.
Another famous work of Elgar's is his cello concerto.Advertisement
In 1889 Elgar gave up the post of organist, after which he would compose but little more music for the catholic liturgy.
Few works capture this more ardently than Elgar's Second Symphony with its abundance of lyrical melody.
In 1843 William Henry Elgar, the composer's father was appointed organist.
Elgar's Serenade was given a delightful performance, with springy rhythms in the first movement and eloquently expressive phrasing in the Larghetto.
Indeed, Elgar's significance has never seemed more unassailable than it is today.Advertisement
Elgar 's music was redolent of the English landscape, and another composer who was equally influenced by this was Vaughan Williams.
Indeed, Elgar 's significance has never seemed more unassailable than it is today.