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2/5. Donald Macleod and Stephen Johnson explore Elgar's equivocal relationship with the city of Worcester, from his birthplace cottage in the nearby village of Broadheath, to the former county lunatic asylum where he gained his first conducting job.
Pomp and Circumstance March No 2 in A minor Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Fairy Pipers; Slumber Scene; Fairies and Giants (The Wand of Youth Suite No 1) RLPO, conductor Vernon Handley Presto (Organ Sonata in G, Op 28) Christopher Herrick
The Valentine (Five Lancers) Rutland Sinfonia, conductor Barry Collett
Praise to the Holiest (The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2) Gwynne Howell (bass), Felicity Palmer (mezzo), Roderick Elms (organ), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
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