Elgar: Romance for Bassoon and Piano, op. 62

Elgar: Romance for Bassoon and Piano, op. 62

Code: JP3027
Grade: 7
Publisher: Jeanne Inc.
ISMN: 979-0-3019-0188-5

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Sir Edward William Elgar (1857-1934) was one of England’s most influential composers. His father wanted him to be a lawyer and he was sent to London to concentrate on legal studies. After three years, convinced that he was not suitable for a legal career, Edward returned home and absorbed himself in musical activities. He became the concertmaster of the local orchestra, presented violin recitals and played bassoon in a woodwind quintet.

By 1899, Elgar achieved international fame with his Enigma Variations. In the period between 1909-1910, he composed the Romance in D minor, Op. 62, for bassoon and orchestra and dedicated it to the principal bassoonist of the London Symphony Orchestra, Edward F. James. The first performance was given at Hereford in 1911 with the composer conducting.

This edition has the accompaniment reduced for piano.

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