A Centenary Celebration-Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations had it's first performance in 1899. This authoritative book was written to celebrate the centenary of this much-loved work and takes a refreshing look at the circumstances surrounding it's composition together with it's associated puzzles. Explanations are on offer here for how the enigma itself came into being together with a new and unique solution for the hidden theme behind the work. Patrick Turner is a long-time member of the Elgar Society and has been passionately involved with Elgar's music for over twenty-five years.
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