Enigma Variations, Op.36

Variations Viii "W.N." & Ix "Nimrod"

Edward Elgar

Arranged by John Davis
Performing Ensemble: Flute Ensemble
Instrumentation: 2 Piccolos, 4 C Flutes, 2 Alto Flutes, Bass Flute
Item Number: FH0184
Publisher: Falls House Press
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

English composer Edward Elgar’s premise for his "Variation on an Original Theme" was to musically characterize a dozen of his friends and associates. Each variation is designated by the initials or pseudonym of the person portrayed (hence the enigma). It is scored for 2 piccolos, 4 C flutes, 2 altos and bass.


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Arranger Davis, John