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Omnibus Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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Elgar was England's greatest late romantic composer. His symphonies, the Enigma Variations and oratorios made him the toast of Europe and America during his lifetime. His ceremonial music, such as the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, made him a national institution.

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Robert Layton has been a critic for The Gramophone for thirty years and is editor of A Guide to the Symphony and co-author with Ivan March and Edward Greenfield of the Penguin Guide to Compact Discs, Cassettes, and LPs.

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