Barenboim’s Elgar  23891

  • 00:37:00 Barenboim Interview Elgar has suffered from being called the “English composer Edward Elgar”, when you wouldn’t say “the German composer Robert Schumann” – it is European music.
  • 00:38:45 Original ideals of the EU, including culture. “Music is the only discipline who is pan-European … If you’re a French musician you don’t need a translator to play Beethoven.”
  • 00:39:00 Staatskapelle loving Elgar
  • 00:40:00 Jacqueline du Pré understanding the darker side of Elgar. “This has been my inspiration for the Elgar works”.


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