Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar

Album: Enigma Variations

Artist: Edward Elgar

Released: Composed 1898-1899, recorded in 1984 conducted by Leonard Bernstein

Description: The composer dedicated¬†each of the variations on his primary theme to individual’s in his circle of friends, thus creating various personalities for each piece.¬†Enigma Variations is good for period writing, academic writing, and emotionally-driven writing.