18 Jun 2015

Curtain Raiser: Elgar - Enigma Variations

From the collecton Curtain Raiser
Elgar and the Enigma Fountain, Malvern

Elgar and the Enigma Fountain, Malvern Photo: Bob Embleton, CC by-SA 2.0

 

Indra Hughes delves into the story of Elgar's Enigma Variations which were completed in 1899. The set of 14 variations are sketches of his friends ... well, actually 12 other people, the composer himself, and a dog.

 

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