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"The Banner of St. George" (Elgar)

This Ballad for Chorus and Orchestra was written about 1897 - some two years before there appeared the Enigma Variations (the first of Elgar's mature, large scale works). The poem, by Shapcott Wensley, is a concise treatment of the well-known legend of St. George and the Dragon. There are two Scenes and an Epilogue.


The Choir of the Cardiff Musical Society
The Station Orchestra
Warwick Braithwaite
Edward Elgar

5WA Cardiff

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