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ELGAR: Caractacus

CD Button J. Howarth; Wilson-Johnson, A. Davies, S. Roberts, Miles; London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Hickox. Texts. Chandos CHAN 241-58 (2)

CARACTACUS IS AN ODDITY. It retells—celebrates?—the legend of the British general Caractacus's loss to the Romans, capping it with a choral hymn in praise of Britain! Save for a few instrumental excer...

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