Monday, September 20, 2021

Salut d'Amour

He enjoyed football, supporting Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., for whom he composed an anthem, "He Banged the Leather for Goal."
~Wikipedia on Edward Elgar

I went down such a rabbit hole once I decided I wanted to feature "Salut d'Amour" by Edward Elgar (1857-1934) for Music Monday! I listened to so many versions, trying to decide which I liked best. It made me very relaxed! I hope you find this piece relaxing, too. Elgar dedicated it to his wife as an engagment present.

Salut d'Amour Op.12 (Arr. for Trumpet and Piano), performed by Ketil Christensen and Jørgen Andersen:

Cellist. SaYA Lee (Celloya):


HWY said...

Both these renditions are beautiful. I can certainly understand your dilemma choosing just one. (The cello version though had a gorgeous background.)

Carol Varsalona said...

I can always count on you to find the just the right music to nurture my soul, Tabatha.