2004
Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2772-8072
  • E-ISSN: 2772-8080

Abstract

Abstract

Elgar’s (1923) has become canonical in carillon repertoire as an early idiomatic work by a composer prominent within the broader musical community. Despite this, the origins of the work are poorly understood. This article explores the development and legacy of this important musical work for carillon, particularly the essential role of the English campanologist William Wooding Starmer in its inception and musical characteristics that make the work particularly effective when executed on the carillon. A final section outlines the surprising journeys and current whereabouts of various manuscripts of the work.

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