approx. 6 minutes
|set of parts:||$TBD|
|extra parts, each:||$TBD
Three movements arranged from Elgar's Op. 4 originally for violin and piano.
The composer's original bowings for violin have been maintained,
though now distributed between first and second violin.
||Dedicated to a young lady whom he met while on holiday in Scotland
(a romantic idyll?) whose initials were also E.E.|
||Has the feel of the countryside with it's undulating 6/8 rhythm.|
||An early example of Elgar's fondness for enigmas! Virelai was a style
of French lyrical poetry yet this piece has no text but the dedication consequently
was to a Malvern friend in French.|