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)
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.