80 years after his death, the whole world is still grateful for the life and works of the impressively moustached English gentleman, Sir Edward Elgar (1856-1934), who left us a.o. an exquisite cello concerto, Enigma Variations, a series of Military Marches, and who added greatly to the choir repertoire.
But for all British (and the emigrated British now called Americans ), even for those that are not too keen on the classical in music, he is the hero who gave them a glorious anthem which unites them throughout any great moment of national pride, be it in sports, parades, celebrations or any other festive event.
You can find on YouTube a version of his “Pomp and Circumstance ” March No 1 conducted by his sir-iness himself
The “Land of Hope and Glory” theme from the trio of this 1st March therefore has to belong to any instrumentalist’s repertoire. You haven’t got it yet ? Dig in the MyPartitor library. It contains, at the time of writing this blog, arrangements for :
More will certainly be added in time. Check it out now in the MyPartitor library. There is a nice selection from the wealth of music Sir Edward blessed us all with. Click the magnifying glass to find all available arrangements.