Elgar - Nimrod from Enigma Variations

Sheet music for flute

Info: The Enigma Variations are a set of a theme and its fourteen variations written for orchestra. Variation IX carries the name “Nimrod”, a punning reference to the Old Testament patriarch described as “a mighty hunter before the Lord”. In naming his theme ‘Enigma’ Elgar posed a challenge which has generated much speculation but has never been conclusively answered. The Enigma is widely believed to involve a hidden melody. After its 1899 London premiere the Variations achieved immediate popularity and established Elgar's international reputation. The work has been recorded over 60 times.
Date: 1899
Artist: Edward William Elgar
Born: 2 June 1857, Lower Broadheath
Died: 23 February 1934, Little Malvern
The artist: English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works.
Instrument: Flute
Key: Eb major
Range: Eb4 - Eb6
Time signature: 3/4
Tempo: 40 BPM
Duration: 3:24
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Classical

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