Elgar at the Piano: Pomp & Circumspect

David Owen Norris, the expert on Elgar and the piano, shows how Elgar created masterpieces like Gerontius and the Pomp & Circumstance marches – and how he used music to hide his secrets.

Pomp & Circumstance No. 4

Prelude and Angel’s Farewell
(The Dream of Gerontius)

Dream Children


Concert Allegro


Five Improvisations
Recorded straight onto hot wax by Elgar in 1929, but never written down.

Pomp & Circumstance No. 1

You can hear this programme in St. Michael’s Church, Southampton on Sunday 1st March 2020.

Get in touch to discuss other popular Elgar-related programmes – Elgar and A flat, for instance, or Solving the Enigma.

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