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Portrait of Elgar

 

Michael Kennedy: Portrait of Elgar, third edition

Part I: Ascent 1857 - 1898

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Prelude

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Wand of youth

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Apprentice

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Retreat from London

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Recognition

Part II: Summit 1899 - 1913

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"Variations" and the "Friends pictured within"

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"Gerontius": Disaster and triumph

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Friends and relations

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Nobilmente

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Unfinished trilogy

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Full orchestra

Part III: Decline 1914 - 1934

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War

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Submission

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Finale

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Coda

Appendix:

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Chronological list of works

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Quotations on "The music makers", opus 69

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Select bibliography

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Recordings conducted by Elgar

Published by Oxford University Press as a Clarendon Paperback in 1996.

ISBN 0 19 816365 7.  Total 393 pages


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