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  • Nimrod from Enigma Variations

    SKU: BBBE161201

    Variation IX (Adagio) 'Nimrod' was written for Augustus J. Jaeger, a music editor at London publisher Novello and close friend of Elgar. Jaeger gave Elgar advice and encouragement to continue composing when Elgar had doubts. Nimrod was an Old Testament patriarch described as 'a mighty hunter before the Lord', while Jäger is German for hunter.

    • Composer

      Sir Edward Elgar

    • Arranger

      Michael Allen

    • Duration

      3' 30"

    • Instrumentation

      443.11 / timp - Piccolo Trumpet in B flat, Trumpet in E flat, Trumpet in B flat, Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Timpani

    • Difficulty

      Grade 4 - college/university ensemble

    • File Format

      Full score and parts in PDF available for download.

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