Edward Elgar

Biography by

Elgar was one of the most celebrated musicians at the turn of the 20th century, hailed as the greatest English-born composer since Purcell.
Read Full Biography

Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36 1898 30:20 Orchestral
Pomp and Circumstance, marches (5) for orchestra, Op. 39 1901 20:51 Orchestral
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 1919 28:08 Concerto
Serenade, for strings in E minor, Op. 20 1892 12:01 Orchestral
Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55 1907 51:50 Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 63 1909 55:11 Symphony
Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61 1909 47:53 Concerto
Imperial March, for orchestra, Op. 32 1897 04:55 Orchestral
In the South ("Alassio"), concert overture for orchestra, Op. 50 1904 20:38 Orchestral
Organ Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 28 1895 26:43 Keyboard
String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83 1918 27:35 Chamber Music
Elegy, for string orchestra, Op. 58 1909 04:24 Orchestral
Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47 1905 14:14 Concerto Orchestral
Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town"), concert overture for orchestra & organ, Op. 40 1900 14:50 Orchestral
Dream Children, for small orchestra (or piano), Op. 43 1902 06:16 Orchestral
Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto & orchestra (or piano), Op. 37 1897 23:07 Vocal Music
Sospiri, adagio for strings, harp & organ, Op. 70 1913 04:57 Orchestral
La capricieuse -- morceau de genre, for violin & piano, Op. 17 1891 04:01 Chamber Music
Nursery Suite, for orchestra 1930 22:24 Orchestral
Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68 1913 28:07 Orchestral
See All Compositions