Elgar - Symphony no.1, Introduction and Allegro

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Elgar - Symphony no.1, Introduction and Allegro

Edward Gardner, Doric String Quartet, BBC Symphony Orchestra

£9.95

There have been a number of notable recent additions to the highly competitive discography of Elgarís First Symphony, not least from the critically-acclaimed Daniel Barenboim and the Berlin Staatskapelle (on Decca), and Antonio Pappano with his Accademia di Santa Cecilia forces (ICA Classics). Any newcomer needs to offer something distinctive to stand out in the company of these and earlier classic performances, and this latest account, from Edward Gardner on Chandos, certainly does so.For a start, Gardner has at his disposal the considerable talents of the BBC Sy... read more

There have been a number of notable recent additions to the highly competitive discography of Elgarís First Symphony, not least from the critically-acclaimed Daniel Baren... read more

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