The Wand of Youth

Edward Elgar

The Wand of Youth

Op. 1b • “Suite No.2”

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Both suites (1 and 2) were recreated by Elgar in later life from a set of piano pieces he wrote to entertain children. The first has seven movements and the second six, all with fairy tale titles. The music is no longer intended specifically for children, but magically recaptures the innnocence of childhood nearly 40 y... read more