Instrumentation : Clarinet Octet or Choir
arranged by Satoshi Kobayashi
Playing time : 3'00"
Difficulty level : 2
Description : A composer born in Broadheath, England. His representative works include "Enigma Variations" and "Pomp and Circumstance”. “Love’s Greeting" was given to commemorate the engagement with his wife, and various editions such as piano solo, violin and piano, and orchestra have been made. Caroline Alice, his wife, became his disciple when Elgar was 29. The marriage with her, the daughter of a lieutenant in the Army, did not seem to be blessed due to differences in her status. Alice made effort that Elgar keep in the spotlight as a composer.
It may be the reason why this pieces are full of beautiful and loving charm.
In this Score for clarinet octet or choir, the key is changed to E-flat major instead of original E major to match the characteristics of the clarinet. The alt clarinet can be replaced with Bb clarinet 6, and the contrabass clarinet can be replaced with a contralt clarinet or contrabass.
Edward Elgar / Salut D'amour Op.12 (Clarinet Octet or Choir)
Edward Elgar / Salut D'amour
Clarinet Octet or Choir
Alto Clarinet (Option Ｂ♭Clarinet 6)
Contralto Clarinet (Option Contralto Clarinet or Double Bass)
Size / Pages
210 × 297 mm ／ ８pgs.