Forever linked to the Last Night of the Proms, the Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester cathedrals, and his evocative 'Enigma Variations', Edward Elgar's music is a joy to chorcal societies and orchestras worldwide.
The son of a piano tuner, born in a tiny cottage in Worcestershire, brought up as a Roman Catholic in Protestant England, withut university education or formal musical training, Elgar overcame these disadvantages to become the most famous British composer of his generation.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 56 pages, illustrations, (some colour )
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/04/2005
- Category: Musical scores, lyrics & libretti
- ISBN: 9780747806219