Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, is a cornerstone of the solo cello repertoire. Elgar composed it in the aftermath of the First World War, when his music had already gone out of fashion with the concert- going public. In contrast with Elgar's earlier Violin Concerto, which is lyrical and. Cello Concerto, Op (Elgar, Edward) .. Work Title, Cello Concerto in E minor. Alternative. Title. Composer, Elgar, Edward. Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No . Op I-Catalogue Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Felix Salmond (cello), Edward Elgar (conductor). First Publication. (reduced) (full score). Edward Elgar's Concerto for cello and orchestra in E minor, from the year , is the last major work the composer penned (a Third Symphony remained in draft form at his death in ). While the instrumental forces remain basically equivalent to those used in the Violin Concerto, Elgar has amplified the tender.
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85, concerto for cello and orchestra by English composer Sir Edward Elgar, first performed in London in October of It is a sombre work, reflecting the sorrows faced by the composer's native land in the closing months of World War I. Within Elgar's body. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 Lyrics: Instrumental. Concerto in E minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. About the Work. Edward Elgar Composer: Edward Elgar © Thomas May. Before knighthood and international recognition came his way, Edward Elgar () was still struggling to make his name in the provinces. The breakthrough proved to be a large set of.
Elgar's Cello Concerto in e minor is one of his best known works, though also somewhat a departure from his characteristic style. Composed in , the elegiac concerto reflects Elgar's disillusionment following World War I. Though initially critically panned due to a poor premier performance, this concerto has gradually. All Performances of Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor at BBC Proms. Find out more about Cello Concerto in E minor on BBC Music (See all works in BBC Proms by Edward Elgar). Sort by. Most Recent; Oldest.