About this work...
While house-hunting in 1899, Elgar composed and sent to his publisher Novello the Chanson de matin as an obvious companion to his earlier Chanson de nuit (1897). Perhaps the composer wrote the work with an eye toward defraying the cost of his new abode, for salon music was where the big money was at the time. Indeed, t... read more
Curated by Vitaly Vatulya, Saxophonist