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Edward Elgar and His World
Edited by Byron Adams

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Permissions xi

Of Worcester and London: An Introduction xiii
BYRON ADAMS

PART I: WORCESTER

Measure of a Man: Catechizing Elgar's Catholic Avatars 3
CHARLES EDWARD MCGUIRE

Elgar the Escapist? 39
MATTHEW RILEY

Elgar and the Persistence of Memory 59
BYRON ADAMS

"The Spirit-Stirring Drum": Elgar and Populism 97
DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

PART II: DOCUMENTS

Early Reviews of The Apostles in British Periodicals 127
SELECTED, INTRODUCED, AND ANNOTATED BY AIDAN J. THOMSON

Charles Sanford Terry and Elgar's Violin Concerto 173
TRANSCRIBED AND INTRODUCED BY ALISON I. SHIEL

PART III: LONDON

Elgar's Critical Critics 193
AIDAN J. THOMSON

Elgar and the Salons: The Significance of a Private Musical World 223
SOPHIE FULLER

Elgar and the British Raj: Can the Mughals March? 249
NALINI GHUMAN

Working the Crowd: Elgar, Class, and Reformulations of Popular Culture at the Turn of the Twentieth Century 287
DEBORAH HECKERT

Elgar's War Requiem 317
RACHEL COWGILL

PART IV: SUMMATION

Transcending the Enigmas of Biography: The Cultural Context of Sir Edward Elgar's Career 365
LEON BOTSTEIN

Index 409
Notes on the Contributors 423

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