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Only Connect - Edward Elgar <> Yehudi Menuhin

How are these sitters connected?

The connection
Edward Elgar conducted a recording with 16-year-old Yehudi Menuhin of his Violin Concerto. This offered new, youthful optimism, while reaching out to the previous century.

Find out more about Elgar connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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