Browse: Elgar - Polonia
This page lists all recordings of Polonia by Edward William Elgar (1857-1934).
Tasmin Little (violin)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis
Little and Davis steer a near-perfect path between the English stoicism and continental passion that lies at the heart of this glorious score. Positioned naturally against the orchestra, Little... — More…
Elgar's Music in Wartime
Simon Callow (speaker), Simon Callow (speaker) & Susan Gritton (soprano)
BBC Concert Orchestra, John Wilson
Here's a supremely enjoyable Elgar survey centred around a clutch of works composed during the Great War...Throughout, the BBC Concerto Orchestra respond with bright-eyed conviction and commendable... — More…
Alice Coote (mezzo soprano)
Hallé, Sir Mark Elder
The way [Coote] peels away the varnish of received interpretation can be thrilling, even in Elgar's Sea Pictures...Elder's handling of the orchestra...is wonderful, and where necessary discreet:... — More…
The complete recordings 1914 -1925 in new digital transfers from Elgar’s own record library
Charles Mott (baritone), Henry Ainley (speaker), Agnes Nicholls (soprano), Marie Hall (violin), Beatrice Harrison (cello), Leila Megane (contralto)
The Symphony Orchestra & Royal Albert Hall Orchestra
Superb repackaging of Elgar's earliest recordings, before he re-made many works electrically. Sound is limited, but the music-making wonderfully evokes a vanished era. — More…
30 CDs To Celebrate 30 Years
Jeno Jando (piano), Gabriel Schwabe (cello), Nicholas Rimmer (piano), Idil Biret (piano), Mary Kathryn Van Osdale (violin), Erik Gratton (flute) & Ann Richards (flute/piccolo), The Tempest Trio: (Ilya Kaler (violin), Amit Peled (cello) & Alon Goldstein (piano), Maria Kliegel (cello), Zofia...
Klaus Heymann's Naxos Records stands as a prodigy in both quantity and quality…listening to and considering these discs I have been reminded, time after time, of the delights on offer even within... — More…
Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Paul Tortelier (violoncello), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Helen Watts (The Angel), Nicolai Gedda (Gerontius), Robert Lloyd (The Priest, The Angel of the Agony), Sheila Armstrong (The Blessed Virgin), Helen Watts (Mary Magdalene), Robert Tear (St. John), Benjamin Luxon...
Boult was closely associated with the music of Elgar throughout his career, and this 19-CD set brings together his complete recordings for EMI, including accounts of The Apostles and The Kingdom... — More…