Edward Elgar: Symphony No.1; In the South


Academy of
Sir Neville Marriner

Catalogue Number: ALC 1385
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: Time 73:37, DDD 1991
Barcode: 5055354413858


“a blaze from heaven descended on him while he was conducting this extremely good First Symphony. He sets a well-nigh perfect tempo for the march and follows with a really lively, excited allegro. Even better though, the playing captures that elusive vein of fantasy that is Elgar … moments of magic explain why Elgar wraps himself round our hearts … are all here in the beautifully balanced recording. Marriner knows where he is going and the final pages are superb.” (Gramophone)

  • In the South (Alassio) Op.50 – Concert Overture
  • [1] Vivace 21:15
  • Symphony No.1 in A flat, Op.55
  • [2] I. Andante. Nobilmente e semplice 18:16
  • [3] II. Allegro molto 7:02
  • [4] III. Adagio 14:09
  • [5] IV. Lento-allegro 12:42

Additional information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 12.2 × 13.5 × 2 cm