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Multimedia

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Musicology

Publication Details

This is track 13 of a music cd-rom entitled "Western Wind" which was produced to mark the 125th. anniversary of the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. Recorded at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines Road, 6 June, 2014 to August, 2015.

Recorded and mixed by Ben Rawlins, mastered by Ben Rawlins at the Jericho Mile, edited and produced by Laoise O'Brien, sleeve notes by Laoise O'Brien, graphic design by Jill O'Callaghan. Reproduction Allmedia for MPO Group.

Total running time 51.10 minutes. Copyright Dublin Institute of Technology.

Abstract

Elgar composed Weary Wind of the West as a test piece for the Morecambe Musical Festival, May, 1903 to a libretto by Thomas Edward Brown (1830-1897). It became very popular among the festival choirs.

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