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Patrick Turner: Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations - A Centenary Celebration


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Our Price: £14.95    Change Currency
Media: Book
Composer: Edward Elgar
Catalogue #: TH980177
ISBN: 9780905211015
This Item Earns 28 Musicroom Points

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Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations had it's first performance in 1899. This authoritative book was written to celebrate the centenary of this much-loved work and takes a refreshing look at the circumstances surrounding it's composition, together with it's associated puzzles. Explanations are on offer here for how the enigma itself came into being together with a new and unique solution for the hidden theme behind the work.
Patrick Turner is a long-time member of the Elgar Society and has been passionately involved with Elgar's music for over twenty-five years.



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Customer Rating This is a fascinating study of a very specific area of interest. Patrick Turner explores with admirable clarity and with well sourced authenticity the several proposed origins of Elgar's so-called "Enigma" Variations and puts forward a convincing case for his own suggestion of "the theme behind the theme". As he himself says, without the possibility of confirmation this side of the grave,no-one will ever know the truth of the matter.But this is an eminently readable set of surmises, researched with sufficient rigour to retain credibility. For anyone interested in such musico/historic detective work, Turner's short book is a good buy.
Anon.


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Sales Rank: Not specified
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Format: Biography
Length: 160 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Thames
Author: Patrick Turner

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