Elgar

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British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)

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Noted: Edward Elgar, bottom on the pounds 20, with Elizabeth Fry, top, on the pounds 5 and Charles Darwin on the pounds 10.
At Leicester's previous meeting Edward Elgar had won the East Farndon Selling Hurdle.
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) was founded in 1920, with an inaugural concert conducted by Sir Edward Elgar, whose Enigma-Variations will be part of the concert programme in Abu Dhabi.
The orchestra, which is one of Britain's longest-established music institutions founded in 1920 and whose first conductor was celebrated composer Sir Edward Elgar, will deliver two performances in the emirate, including one on a floating stage on the Arabian Gulf as part of the celebrations to mark Abu Dhabi's hosting of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race fleet.
Tim Williams, Edward Elgar Publishing Managing Director said:
The second British piece was the romantic and whimsical Chanson de Matin(Morning Song) by Edward Elgar.
WHEN English Romantic composer Sir Edward Elgar was offered the post of president of the Rodewald Concert Society, based at the Philharmonic Hall, he snubbed the invitation, describing chamber music as "inadequate" and "a reproach to the musical taste of Liverpool".
A MAJOR collection of more than 250 "priceless" letters and postcards written by English orchestral forefather Edward Elgar to the secretary of a music society have been given to the Elgar Birthplace Museum in Worcester.
WHAT better way to finish off a classical concert season than with one of the country's top orchestras playing music by great English composers Sir Edward Elgar and Sir William Walton?
The Edward Elgar composition beat other patriotic songs with 40% of the vote.
A MUSIC professor said the disappearance of composer Sir Edward Elgar from the pounds 20 note today is a sad day for the arts and a "national disgrace".
THE removal of British composer, Sir Edward Elgar, from the pounds 20 bank note is a sad day for the arts in Britain, according to a Durham University expert.
Summary: Banknotes bearing the image of England's famed composer Sir Edward Elgar will be withdrawn from circulation at the end of June.
This is intended as a companion volume to the editors' The Dynamics of Regional and Networked Industrial Ecosystems, Edward Elgar, 2009.