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Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925) was an English essayist, poet, author and academic and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Recording Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.
The Académie des Beaux-Arts (Academy of Fine Arts) is a French learned society.
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (National Academy of St Cecilia) is one of the oldest musical institutions in the world, founded by the papal bull Ratione congruit, issued by Sixtus V in 1585, which invoked two saints prominent in Western musical history: Gregory the Great, for whom the Gregorian chant is named, and Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music.
Adolf Pollitzer, also Adolph Pollitzer (Pollitzer Adolf; July 23, 1832 – November 14, 1900) was a Hungarian Jewish violinist.
Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, CH (8 April 1889 – 22 February 1983) was an English conductor.
Afterlife (also referred to as life after death or the hereafter) is the belief that an essential part of an individual's identity or the stream of consciousness continues to manifest after the death of the physical body.
Albert Coates (23 April 1882 – 11 December 1953) was an English conductor and composer.
Alexander Ilyich Siloti (also Ziloti, Алекса́ндр Ильи́ч Зило́ти, Aleksandr Iljič Ziloti, Олександр Ілліч Зілоті; 9 October 1863 – 8 December 1945) was a Russian pianist, conductor and composer.
Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King Edward VII.
Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre.
Alick Rowe (1939 - 30 October 2009) was a British writer.
Amateur chemistry or home chemistry is the pursuit of chemistry as a private hobby.
The Amazon River (or; Spanish and Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and either the longest or second longest.
The Amazon Theatre is an opera house located in Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.
Andrew Lang, FBA (31 March 184420 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Anthony Payne (born 2 August 1936) is an English composer, most famous for the work published as Edward Elgar: The Sketches for Symphony No. 3 elaborated by Anthony Payne.
Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein (r) was a Russian pianist, composer and conductor who became a pivotal figure in Russian culture when he founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory.
Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer.
Apollo (Attic, Ionic, and Homeric Greek: Ἀπόλλων, Apollōn (Ἀπόλλωνος); Doric: Ἀπέλλων, Apellōn; Arcadocypriot: Ἀπείλων, Apeilōn; Aeolic: Ἄπλουν, Aploun; Apollō) is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology.
Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss (2 August 189127 March 1975) was an English composer and conductor.
Arthur Nikisch (12 October 185523 January 1922) was a Hungarian conductor who performed internationally, holding posts in Boston, London, Leipzig and—most importantly—Berlin.
Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer.
Sir Arthur Peregrine Thomson MC, LLD, MD, FRCP (1890 – 15 July 1977) was a British physician.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
August Johannes Jaeger (1860 – 1909) was an Anglo-German music publisher, who developed a close friendship with the English composer Edward Elgar.
Sir August Friedrich Manns (12 March 1825 – 1 March 1907) was a German-born conductor who made his career in England.
"Auld Lang Syne" (note "s" rather than "z") is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294).
Sterling banknotes are the banknotes in circulation in the United Kingdom and its related territories, denominated in pounds sterling (symbol: £; ISO 4217 currency code GBP). Sterling banknotes are official currency in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Tristan da Cunha in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.
A baronet (or; abbreviated Bart or Bt) or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess (or; abbreviation Btss), is the holder of a baronetcy, an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBC SO) is a British orchestra based in London.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Birmingham Town Hall is a Grade I listed concert hall and venue for popular assemblies opened in 1834 and situated in Victoria Square, Birmingham, England.
The Birmingham Triennial Musical Festival, in Birmingham, England, founded in 1784, was the longest-running classical music festival of its kind.
The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe.
The British Empire Exhibition was a colonial exhibition held at Wembley Park, Wembley, Middlesex in 1924 and 1925, running from 23 April 1924 to 31 October 1925.
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
Broadheath with Lower Broadheath is a civil parish officially known as Lower Broadheath, in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England.
The Brompton Oratory is a large neo-classical Roman Catholic church in Knightsbridge, London.
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October 183516 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era.
Carillon is a recitation with orchestral accompaniment written by the English composer Edward Elgar as his Op.
Caroline Alice, Lady Elgar (9 October 18487 April 1920) was an English author of verse and prose fiction, who married the composer Edward Elgar.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.
Chanson de Matin, Op.
Chanson de Nuit, Op.
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852 – 29 March 1924) was an Irish composer, music teacher, and conductor.
Chromaticism is a compositional technique interspersing the primary diatonic pitches and chords with other pitches of the chromatic scale.
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is a British orchestra based in Birmingham, England.
Dame Clara Ellen Butt, DBE (1 February 1872 – 23 January 1936) was an English contralto.
Cockaigne (In London Town), Op.
The Collins English Dictionary is a printed and online dictionary of English.
Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer and colon cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine).
Commander (Commendatore, Commandeur, Komtur, Comandante, Comendador), or Knight Commander, is a title of honor prevalent in chivalric order and fraternal orders.
The Concert Allegro, Op.
A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.
The Cornhill Magazine (1860–1975) was a Victorian magazine and literary journal named after the publisher's address at 65 Cornhill in London.
Coronation Ode, Op.
The coronation of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions took place at Westminster Abbey, London, on 9 August 1902.
The coronation of the British monarch is a ceremony (specifically, initiation rite) in which the monarch of the United Kingdom is formally invested with regalia and crowned at Westminster Abbey.
Daniel Gregory Mason (November 20, 1873 – December 4, 1953) was an American composer and music critic.
Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882), generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator, and a member of the Rossetti family.
David Owen Norris, (born 1953) is a British pianist, composer, academic, and broadcaster.
David Pownall FRSL (born 19 May 1938) is a British playwright and author of novels and short stories.
James David Rudkin (born 29 June 1936) is an English playwright of Northern Irish descent.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
A dean, in a church context, is a cleric holding certain positions of authority within a religious hierarchy.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
Diarmuid and Grania is a play in poetic prose co-written by George Moore and W. B. Yeats in 1901, with incidental music by the English composer Edward Elgar.
Sir Donald Francis Tovey (17 July 187510 July 1940) was a British musical analyst, musicologist, writer on music, composer, conductor and pianist.
The Dorabella Cipher is an enciphered letter written by composer Edward Elgar to Dora Penny, which was accompanied by another dated July 14, 1897.
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.
Dream Children, Op 43 is a musical work for small orchestra by Sir Edward Elgar.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
Edmund Rubbra (23 May 190114 February 1986) was a British composer.
Edward Joseph Dent, generally known by his initials as E. J. Dent (16 July 1876, Ribston, Yorkshire – 22 August 1957, London), was a British writer on music.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.
Elgar is a drama documentary made in 1962 by the British director Ken Russell.
The Firs: Birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire, England is a museum dedicated to the English composer Edward Elgar.
The Elgar Society was founded in 1951 and was registered as a charity on 22 January 1988.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Edward Elgar composed his Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, popularly known as the Enigma Variations, between October 1898 and February 1899.
Eric Walter Blom CBE (20 August 188811 April 1959) was a Swiss-born British-naturalised music lexicographer, musicologist, music critic, music biographer and translator.
Sir Ernest Bullock CVO (15 |September 189024 May 1979) was an English organist, composer, and teacher.
Ernest Newman (30 November 1868 – 7 July 1959) was an English music critic and musicologist.
Eugène Ysaÿe (16 July 185812 May 1931) was a Belgian violinist, composer and conductor.
Falstaff – Symphonic Study in C minor, Op.
The Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537 is a piece for the organ written by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, also known as the Tallis Fantasia, is a work for string orchestra by the British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early romantic period.
Felix Adrian Norman Salmond (19 November 188820 February 1952) was an English cellist and cello teacher who achieved success in the UK and the US.
Ferdinand Löwe (19 February 1865 – 6 January 1925) was an Austrian conductor.
Fittleworth is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England located seven kilometres (3 miles) west from Pulborough on the A283 road and three miles (5 km) south east from Petworth.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Frank Stewart Howes (2 April 1891 – 28 September 1974) was an English music critic.
Frank Schuster (24 September 1852 – 26 December 1927), was a British music-lover and patron of the arts.
Franz Liszt (Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc;Liszt's Hungarian passport spelt his given name as "Ferencz". An orthographic reform of the Hungarian language in 1922 (which was 36 years after Liszt's death) changed the letter "cz" to simply "c" in all words except surnames; this has led to Liszt's given name being rendered in modern Hungarian usage as "Ferenc". From 1859 to 1867 he was officially Franz Ritter von Liszt; he was created a Ritter (knight) by Emperor Francis Joseph I in 1859, but never used this title of nobility in public. The title was necessary to marry the Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein without her losing her privileges, but after the marriage fell through, Liszt transferred the title to his uncle Eduard in 1867. Eduard's son was Franz von Liszt. 22 October 181131 July 1886) was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary during the Romantic era.
Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 181017 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano.
Frederick William Gaisberg (1 January 1873 – 2 September 1951) was an American musician, recording engineer and one of the earliest classical music producers for the gramophone.
Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 186210 June 1934) was an English composer.
Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February2, 1875January29, 1962) was an Austrian-born violinist and composer.
Froissart, Op. 19, is a concert overture by Edward Elgar, inspired by the 14th-century ''Chronicles'' of Jean Froissart.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Sir George Dyson KCVO (28 May 188328 September 1964) was an English musician and composer.
George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.
George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
A glee club is a musical group or choir group, historically of male voices but also of female or mixed voices, which traditionally specializes in the singing of short songs—glees—by trios or quartets.
Gloucester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England, stands in the north of the city near the River Severn.
Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 18958 June 1984) was an English composer.
Gramophone is a magazine published monthly in London devoted to classical music, particularly to reviews of recordings.
The Gramophone Company, based in the United Kingdom and founded on behalf of Emil Berliner, was one of the early recording companies, the parent organisation for the His Master's Voice (HMV) label, and the European affiliate of the American Victor Talking Machine Company.
Sir Granville Ransome Bantock (7 August 186816 October 1946) was a British composer of classical music.
Great Malvern is an area of the spa town of Malvern, Worcestershire, England.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
Gresham College is an institution of higher learning located at Barnard's Inn Hall off Holborn in Central London, England.
Grez-sur-Loing (formerly Grès-en-Gâtinais) is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France.
Guido Cavalcanti (between 1250 and 1259 – August 1300) was an Italian poet and troubadour, as well as an intellectual influence on his best friend, Dante Alighieri.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
The Bulldog and Bird classes were double-framed inside cylinder 4-4-0 steam locomotives used for passenger services on the Great Western Railway.
The 4073 Class or Castle class were 4-6-0 steam locomotives of the Great Western Railway design built between 1923 and 1950.
Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, northwest of Charing Cross.
Hans Richter (János Richter) (4 April 18435 December 1916) was an Austrian–Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor.
Hänssler-Verlag is a German music publishing house founded in 1919 as Musikverlag Hänssler by Friedrich Hänssler Senior (died 1972) to publish church music.
Louis-Hector Berlioz; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique, Harold en Italie, Roméo et Juliette, Grande messe des morts (Requiem), L'Enfance du Christ, Benvenuto Cellini, La Damnation de Faust, and Les Troyens. Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 compositions for voice, accompanied by piano or orchestra. His influence was critical for the further development of Romanticism, especially in composers like Richard Wagner, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler.
Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.
Henry Vaughan (17 April 1621 – 23 April 1695) was a Welsh metaphysical poet, author, translator and physician, who wrote in English.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.
Sir Henry Joseph Wood (3 March 186919 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts, known as the Proms.
Herbert Norman Howells (17 October 1892 – 23 February 1983, 90 years of age at time of death) was an English composer, organist, and teacher, most famous for his large output of Anglican church music.
Herbert Whitton Sumsion CBE (14 January 1899 – 11 August 1995) was an English musician who was organist of Gloucester Cathedral from 1928 to 1967.
Herbert von Karajan (born Heribert Ritter von Karajan; 5 April 1908 – 16 July 1989) was an Austrian conductor.
Hereford is a cathedral city, civil parish and county town of Herefordshire, England.
The current Hereford Cathedral, located at Hereford in England, dates from 1079.
Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet (27 February 18487 October 1918) was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.
Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
In the South (Alassio), Op.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
The Institut de France (Institute of France) is a French learned society, grouping five académies, the most famous of which is the Académie française.
Sir Edward Elgar's Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op.
Sir Jack Westrup (26 July 190421 April 1975) was an English musicologist, writer, teacher and occasional conductor and composer.
James Hamilton-Paterson (born 6 November 1941) is a poet and novelist.
Jean Sibelius, born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 186520 September 1957), was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods.
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 177817 October 1837) was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist.
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.
John Alden Carpenter (February 28, 1876 – April 26, 1951) was an American composer.
John Alexander Fuller Maitland (7 April 1856 – 30 March 1936) was an influential British music critic and scholar from the 1880s to the 1920s.
Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 189929 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.
John Henry Newman, (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was a poet and theologian, first an Anglican priest and later a Catholic priest and cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century.
John Nicholson Ireland (13 August 187912 June 1962) was an English composer and teacher of music.
John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.
John Hamilton Warrack (born 1928, in London) is an English music critic, writer on music, and oboist.
(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.
Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (12 May 184213 August 1912) was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty.
Julius Buths (7 May 185112 March 1920) was a German pianist, conductor and minor composer.
Julius Allan Greenway Harrison (26 March 1885 – 5 April 1963) was an English composer who was particularly known for his conducting of operatic works.
Keith Alldritt is a contemporary British novelist, biographer and critic.
Kempsey is a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills District in the county of Worcestershire, England.
Henry Kenneth Alfred "Ken" Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011) was an English film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
L'église de la Madeleine (Madeleine Church; more formally, L'église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine; less formally, just La Madeleine) is a Roman Catholic church occupying a commanding position in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.
"Land of Hope and Glory" is a British patriotic song, with music by Edward Elgar and lyrics by A. C. Benson, written in 1902.
Sir Landon Ronald (born Landon Ronald Russell) (7 June 1873 – 14 August 1938) was an English conductor, composer, pianist, teacher and administrator.
Robert Laurence Binyon, CH (10 August 1869 – 10 March 1943) was an English poet, dramatist and art scholar.
Clément Philibert Léo Delibes (21 February 1836 – 16 January 1891) was a French composer of the Romantic era (1815–1910), who specialised in ballets, operas, and other works for the stage.
Legal tender is a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation.
A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
Little Malvern is a small village and civil parish in Worcestershire, England.
Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a Central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in the Paddington area.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Luigi Cherubini (8 or 14 SeptemberWillis, in Sadie (Ed.), p. 833 1760 – 15 March 1842) was a Classical and pre-Romantic composer from Italy who spent most of his working life in France.
Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.
Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works.
Malvern is a spa town and civil parish in Worcestershire, England.
Manaus or Manaós before 1939 or (formerly) Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil.
Master of the Queen's Music (or Master of the King's Music, or earlier Master of the King's Musick) is a post in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.
Michael Drayton (1563 – 23 December 1631) was an English poet who came to prominence in the Elizabethan era.
Michael Andreas Gielen (born 20 July 1927) is an Austrian conductor and composer.
George Michael Sinclair Kennedy CBE (19 February 1926 – 31 December 2014) was an English biographer, journalist and writer on classical music.
A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal.
In western music, a motet is a mainly vocal musical composition, of highly diverse form and style, from the late medieval era to the present.
Music Sales Group is a global music publisher, with headquarters in Berners Street, London.
The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.
New College Worcester (or NCW; formerly RNIB New College) is an independent boarding and day school for students, aged 11–19, who are blind or partially sighted.
The Nursery Suite is one of the last compositions by Edward Elgar.
Olaf Tryggvason (960s – 9 September 1000) was King of Norway from 995 to 1000.
Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.
The Order of the Crown (Ordre de la Couronne, Kroonorde) is a national order of the Kingdom of Belgium.
The Sonata in G major, Op.
Pageant of Empire is the title given to a set of songs, to words by Alfred Noyes, written by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar and given important positions in the Pageant of Empire at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park.
A part song, or part-song or partsong, is a form of choral music that consists of a secular song having been written or arranged for several vocal parts, commonly SATB choir but sometimes for an all-male or all-female ensemble.
Pathé or Pathé Frères (styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896.
Patrick Arthur Sheldon Hadley (5 March 1899 – 17 December 1973) was a British composer.
A peerage is a legal system historically comprising hereditary titles in various countries, comprising various noble ranks.
Penda's Fen is a British television play which was written by David Rudkin and directed by Alan Clarke.
Percy Marshall Young (17 May 19129 May 2004) was a British musicologist, editor, organist, composer, conductor and teacher.
Sir Philip Sidney (30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586) was an English poet, courtier, scholar, and soldier, who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
The Quintet in A minor for Piano and String Quartet, Op. 84 is a chamber work by Edward Elgar.
Piano tuning is the act of making minute adjustments to the tensions of the strings of an acoustic piano to properly align the intervals between their tones so that the instrument is in tune.
Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
Polonia is a symphonic prelude by the English composer Edward Elgar written in 1915 as his Op.
The Poly-Olbion is a topographical poem describing England and Wales.
The Pomp and Circumstance Marches (full title Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches), Op. 39, are a series of marches for orchestra composed by Sir Edward Elgar.
Powick is a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England, located two miles south of the city of Worcester and four miles north of Great Malvern.
Powick Hospital was a psychiatric facility located on outside the village of Powick, Worcestershire.
Prose is a form of language that exhibits a natural flow of speech and grammatical structure rather than a rhythmic structure as in traditional poetry, where the common unit of verse is based on meter or rhyme.
The quadrille is a dance that was fashionable in late 18th- and 19th-century Europe and its colonies.
The Queen's Hall was a concert hall in Langham Place, London, opened in 1893.
The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (RCTS) is a national society founded in Cheltenham, UK in 1928 to bring together those interested in rail transport and locomotives.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Reginald Rex Vicat Cole (1870–1940) was an English landscape painter.
Sir Richard Baker (c. 1568 – 18 February 1645) was a politician, historian and religious writer.
Richard Norman Shaw RA (7 May 1831 – 17 November 1912), sometimes known as Norman Shaw, was a Scottish architect who worked from the 1870s to the 1900s, known for his country houses and for commercial buildings.
Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
The River Wye (Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn estuary.
Robert Schumann (8 June 181029 July 1856) was a German composer and an influential music critic.
The Romance, in D minor, Op 62, is a short work for bassoon and orchestra by Edward Elgar.
The Romance in E minor for violin and piano is a work by Edward Elgar composed in 1878 or 1879 and published in 1885 as his Opus 1.
Rose Garrard (born 21 September 1946, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England) is an installation, video and performance artist, sculptor, and author.
The Royal Academy of Music in London, England, is the oldest conservatoire in the UK, founded in 1822 by John Fane and Nicolas Bochsa.
The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
The Royal Philharmonic Society is a British music society, formed in 1813.
The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.
Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruß), Op.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (15 August 18751 September 1912) was an English composer and conductor who was mixed-race; his father was a Sierra Leone Creole physician.
Samuel Simons Sanford (15 March 18496 January 1910) was an American pianist and educator.
In music, SATB is an initialism for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, defining the voice types required by a chorus or choir to perform a particular musical work.
Sea Pictures, Op.
In music, a sequence is the restatement of a motif or longer melodic (or harmonic) passage at a higher or lower pitch in the same voice.
The Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op.
Seven Lieder is a set of songs by the English composer Edward Elgar published together in 1907, by Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.
Sir Simon Denis Rattle (born 19 January 1955) is an English conductor.
The Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra (also known in English as the SWR Baden-Baden Freiburg Symphony Orchestra and in German as the Sinfonieorchester des Südwestrundfunks) was a German radio orchestra located in the German cities of Baden-Baden and Freiburg.
St George's Church is a Roman Catholic Parish church in Worcester.
St James's is a central district in the City of Westminster, London, forming part of the West End.
Stabat Mater (Op. 58, originally Op. 28,Score, p. V B. 71) for soli, choir and orchestra is a religious cantata by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák based on the text of the Stabat Mater.
Sir James Steuart Wilson (21 July 1889 – 18 December 1966) was an English singer, known for tenor roles in oratorios and concerts in the first half of the 20th century.
The String Quartet in E minor, Op.
A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.
Sir Edward Elgar's Symphony No. 1 in A major, Op. 55 is one of his two completed symphonies.
Sir Edward Elgar's Symphony No.
Edward Elgar's Third Symphony was incomplete at the time of his death in 1934.
The Symphony No.
Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) composed his Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60, B. 112, in 1880.
Ternary form, sometimes called song form, is a three-part musical form where the first section (A) is repeated after the second section (B) ends.
The Apostles, Op.
The Black Knight, Op.
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, also known simply as the Arcadia, is a long prose work by Sir Philip Sidney written towards the end of the 16th century.
The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.
The Fringes of the Fleet is a booklet written in 1915 by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936).
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Kingdom, Op.
The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.
The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.
The Music Makers, Op.
The Musical Times is an academic journal of classical music edited and produced in the United Kingdom and currently the oldest such journal still being published in that country.
The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Proms is an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events held annually, predominantly in the Royal Albert Hall in central London.
The Record Guide was an English reference work that listed, described, and evaluated gramophone recordings of classical music in the 1950s.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Sanguine Fan, Op.
The Severn Suite, Opus 87, is a musical work written by Sir Edward Elgar.
The Spirit of England, Op.
The Starlight Express is a children's play by Violet Pearn, based on the imaginative novel A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood, with songs and incidental music written by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar in 1915.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Wand of Youth Suites No.
"The Wind at Dawn" is a poem written by Caroline Alice Roberts, and set to music by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1888.
Sir Thomas Armstrong (15 June 1898 – 26 June 1994) was an English organist, conductor, composer and educationalist.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet.
Three Bavarian Dances, Op. 27, is an orchestral work by Edward Elgar.
Worcester cathedral Gloucester cathedral The Three Choirs Festival is a music festival held annually at the end of July, rotating among the cathedrals of the Three Counties (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester) and originally featuring their three choirs, which remain central to the week-long programme.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a music and dance conservatoire based in London, England.
The United States Army Band, also known as "Pershing's Own", is the premier musical organization of the United States Army, founded in 1922.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Leeds is a Russell Group university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.
The University of Music and Theatre "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig (Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig) is a public university in Leipzig (Saxony, Germany).
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
The Villa Medici at Careggi is a patrician villa in the hills near Florence, Tuscany, central Italy.
Edward Elgar's Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61, is one of his longest orchestral compositions, and the last of his works to gain immediate popular success.
Sir Edward Elgar wrote his Violin Sonata in E minor, Op.
François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on Christianity as a whole, especially the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech and separation of church and state.
In music a voluntary is a piece of music, usually for an organ, that is played as part of a church service.
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas.
Sir Henry Walford Davies (6 September 1869 – 11 March 1941) was an English composer, organist, conductor and educator who held the title Master of the King's Music from 1934 until 1941.
Walter Johannes Damrosch (January 30, 1862 – December 22, 1950) was a German-born American conductor and composer.
Walter James Redfern Turner (13 October 1889 – 18 November 1946) was an Australian-born, English-domiciled writer and critic.
Sir Walter Parratt (10 February 184127 March 1924) was an English organist and composer.
West Kensington is an area of West London, England, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) west of Charing Cross.
The Wigmore Hall is a concert hall located at 36 Wigmore Street, London.
William Byrd (birth date variously given as c.1539/40 or 1543 – 4 July 1623), was an English composer of the Renaissance.
William Henry "Billy" Reed (29 July 18752 July 1942) was an English violinist, teacher, minor composer, conductor and biographer of Sir Edward Elgar.
William Stockley's Orchestra was a symphony orchestra based in Birmingham, England from 1856 to 1899.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, commonly referred to as Wolves, is an English professional football club based in the city of Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
Worcester Cathedral, is an Anglican cathedral in Worcester, England, situated on a bank overlooking the River Severn.
Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, (22 April 191612 March 1999) was an American-born violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in Britain.
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