The ELGAR QUIZ
Created by Simon Boswell . . . author of

The ELGAR ENIGMAS
A Musical Mystery

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"If you want to know whom I consider to be the greatest living composer, I say without hesitation, Elgar. . . I place him on an equal footing with my idols, Beethoven and Brahms." Violinist Fritz Kreisler in 1905

Welcome to the quiz for Elgar enthusiasts!

144 questions to test your knowledge of Edward Elgar's life & works . . .

Some questions are easy; some less so.
Either way, I hope you'll
have as much fun doing this quiz as I had devising it.

Maybe you'll feel you can offer some better ideas. Or perhaps you think I've got my facts wrong. If so, please email me . .

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[ The Elgar Enigmas: A Musical Mystery ]

SECTION ONE :

Early Life

SECTION TWO :

The 'Enigma' Variations

SECTION THREE :

The Dream of Gerontius

SECTION FOUR :

Symphony No 1

SECTION FIVE :

Symphony No 2

SECTION SIX :

The Concertos

SECTION SEVEN :

Other Orchestral Works

SECTION EIGHT :

Other Choral Works

SECTION NINE :

More Vocal Music

SECTION TEN :

Piano & Chamber Music

SECTION ELEVEN :

Life After Alice

SECTION TWELVE :

Elgar Trivia

CONTRIBUTORS' SECTION :

Please contribute your own questions



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