The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a

The Wand of Youth Suites, nos. 1 and 2, are two pieces for orchestra composed by Edward Elgar. While still a boy, Elgar composed some tunes for a play staged by the young members of his family. He noted the tunes in a sketchbook and four decades later arranged the music as the two Wand of Youth Suites (also employing some material he had composed while employed at the Worcester City and County Lunatic Asylum). He gave the suites the Op. 1 number, as they were his earliest surviving works, albeit now ... more

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Sheet Music The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - Complete Score (London: Novello & Co., 1908.) Preview Download
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Recording The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - I. Overture ( For String Quartet - Jones) Download
Recording The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - II. Serenade ( For String Quartet - Jones) Download
Recording The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - III. Minuet ( For String Quartet - Jones) Download
Recording The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - IV. Sun Dance ( For String Quartet - Jones) Download
Recording The Wand of Youth, Suite no. 1, Op. 1a - V. Fairy Pipers ( For String Quartet - Jones) Download

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