Elgar - Nimrod from Enigma sheet music
 

Elgar - Nimrod from Enigma sheet music for Cello Quartet

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About 'Nimrod from Enigma'

Artist: Elgar, Edward (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:June 2, 1857 , Broadheath, Worcestershire
Died:February 23, 1934
The Artist:English composer from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries who wrote some of the most popular works in the English repertoire.
Composition Date:1899
Composition Info: It is a set of fourteen variations dedicated to his friends and family. The enigma is the hidden theme, which has been the subject of much speculation.
This variation has become popular in its own right and is sometimes used at British funerals, memorial services, and other solemn occasions.
A version was also played at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Number of Pages3
Difficulty LevelIntermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
Instrument: Cello Quartet  (View more Intermediate Cello Quartet Music)
Style: Classical (View more Classical Cello Quartet Music)
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Nimrod from Enigma Variations



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sherwinjtb
I';m not familiar with the bass clef since I play Bflat clarinet. I could learn a few things though with the dynamics.
4 years ago








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