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Elgar's Nursery Suite for princesses

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, and their mother - RV

Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, and their mother - RV

07/06/2016 15:07

(Vatican Radio) At one point in his life English composer Sir Edwar Elgar suffered from writer's block. That's until someone suggested he compose something using odd bits of music he'd written when he was young, such as ideas he never really fully developed at the time. Elgar gave it a try, and the result was his  'Nursery Suite' dedicated to two young princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret and their mother. 

Listen to a programme presented by Monsignor Philip Whitmore and produced by Veronica Scarisbrick: 

 

07/06/2016 15:07