Elgar: An Extraordinary Life

Front Cover
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2007 - Composers - 154 pages
0 Reviews
How did the son of a provincial piano tuner rise to international fame? Was the English countryside the principal inspiration for Elgar's music? Was he the mustachioed, red-blooded, imperialist, all that he seemed? This work deals with the critical myths and prejudices that have attachedthemselves to the figure of Elgar.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Preface and acknowledgements Professor Elgar
INTRODUCTION Dwindling success
Worcester The symphonies and Violin Concerto

4 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

J. P. E. Harper-Scott is a well-respected OUP author.

Bibliographic information