Edward Elgar is my favorite British composer. Here is a new recording of the following works:
Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 63
Chanson de Matin, Op. 15 No. 2
Performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko conducting.
More emotionally complex and ambiguous than the first symphony by Edward Elgar, the 2nd seems to hint at the horrible events that would be unleashed just three years later.
This eagerly awaited Elgar 2 from Petrenko and the RLPO will further delight those fans who bought their recording of the 1st Symphony last year.
Here is the second movement from the second symphony by Elgar: