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Elgar Howarth

tr, *1935 GB, Cannock
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Classical and Brass

Elgar Howarth (born 4 November 1935), is an English conductor, composer and trumpeter.Howarth was born at Cannock, Staffordshire. He was educated in the 1950s at Manchester University and the Royal Manchester College of Music (the predecessor of the Royal Northern College of Music), where his fellow students included the composers Harrison Birtwistle, Alexander Goehr, Peter Maxwell Davies, and the pianist John Ogdon. Together they formed New Music Manchester, a group dedicated to the performance of new music.

  • Trumpet
  • Cornet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Classical
  • Brass
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Entry of the Gladiators (Arr. for Brass Ensemble) on 40 Famous Marches by Various Artists
Trumpet Concerto in D: 3. Allegro on Baroque & Classical Trumpet Concertos by Håkan Hardenberger, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Elgar Howarth
Trumpet Voluntary on Ultimate Classics by Various Artists
The Dam Busters (Arr. Duthoit) on 40 Famous Marches by Various Artists
4 Cornish Dances, Op.91: 1. Vivace on The Malcolm Arnold Edition, Vol.3 - Orchestral, Brass & Piano Music by Malcolm Arnold, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Vernon Handley, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum, Sir Adrian Boult, Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth & Benjamin Frith
Colonel Bogey on 40 Famous Marches by Various Artists
Trumpet Concerto No.2 in C - Cadenza: Hardenberger: 2. Allegro molto on Baroque & Classical Trumpet Concertos by Håkan Hardenberger, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Elgar Howarth
Aida - Arr. R. Sanders - Act 2: Marcia on 40 Famous Marches by Various Artists
The Stars and Stripes Forever on Sousa Marches by John Philip Sousa, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble & Elgar Howarth
Trumpet Concerto in D: 1. Allegro moderato on Baroque & Classical Trumpet Concertos by Håkan Hardenberger, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Elgar Howarth

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Title Artist Year Type
BlissBrett Dean, The Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra, Elgar Howarth2015Album
British Music For BrassPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth, John Iveson, Howard Snell2003Album
Fireworks: Music Composed By Elgar Howarth Vol. IIIHåkan Hardenberger, Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag Directed By Elgar Howarth1999Album
Märchenbilder - Lied In Fall - Winternacht - Carl Nielsen: Three Piano PiecesHans Abrahamsen, Christopher Van Kampen, Elgar Howarth1997Album
The Essential HolstGustav Holst, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti, Sir Adrian Boult, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Hogwood, The Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth, Purcell Singers, Osian Ellis, Imogen Holst1997Compil.
HowarthElgar Howarth And The Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag1997Album
GawainHarrison Birtwistle, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Elgar Howarth1996Album
Symphonies 1, 4 & 7Gloria Coates, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Wolf-Dieter Hauschild, Georg Schmöhe, Elgar Howarth1996Album
Kings MessengerEikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag Conducted By Elgar Howarth, Howard Snell & Ray Farr1995Album
British Trombone ConcertosDerek Bourgeois, Elgar Howarth, Gordon Jacob, Christian Lindberg, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Grant Llewellyn1994Album
The Triumph Of Time • Gawain's JourneyHarrison Birtwistle, Philharmonia Orchestra, Elgar Howarth1993Album
Arnold On BrassThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth, Malcolm Arnold1993Album
Great MarchesPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth1992Album
Endless Parade (Trumpet Concertos)Harrison Birtwistle • Michael Blake Watkins • Peter Maxwell Davies - Håkan Hardenberger1991Album
Pictures At An ExhibitionThe Britannia Building Society Band1991Album
A Night At The OperaThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth1991Album
Trumpet Concertos - TrompetenkonzerteHåkan Hardenberger, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Elgar Howarth1990Album
Secret Theatre · Silbury Air · Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae PerpetuumHarrison Birtwistle - London Sinfonietta, Elgar Howarth1987Album
A Moorside Suite / 'Comedy' Overture / The Severn Suite, Op. 87 / KenilworthThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth1986Album
Grand MarchPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble / Elgar Howarth1986Album
Brass At WalhallaPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble Plays Richard Wagner, Elgar Howarth1985Album
Stars & Stripes ForeverJohn Philip Sousa - Elgar Howarth, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble1984Album
Primavera Apalache / Quiet City / Sinfonía N.º 3Aaron Copland / Charles Ives - London Sinfonietta, Celia Nicklin, Michael Laird, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Directed By Elgar Howarth, Sir Neville Marriner1984Compil.
Ionización / Antikhthon / Cantéyodjayâ /Sonatas 1-4 Y Primer Interludio Para Piano PreparadoEdgard Varèse / Iannis Xenakis / Olivier Messiaen / John Cage - Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Percussion Ensemble, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Sherlaw Johnson, John Tilbury Directed By William Kraft, Zubin Mehta, Elgar Howarth1984Compil.
Fireworks Music / Water Music-SuiteGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth1983Album
Erzsebet - Opéra Pour Une Femme SeuleCharles Chaynes - Christiane Eda-Pierre, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, Elgar Howarth1983Album
La BattagliaPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth1981Album
Concert Music / Musique De Concert / KonzertmusikPaul Hindemith - Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth, Paul Crossley1981Album
Appalachian Spring / Music For MoviesAaron Copland, London Sinfonietta, Elgar Howarth1981Album
TransitBrian Ferneyhough - Elgar Howarth / London Sinfonietta1978Album
Pictures At An ExhibitionPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble, Modest Mussorgsky - Elgar Howarth1978Album
Classics For Brass BandThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth1977Album
Grimethorpe SpecialThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth - Toru Takemitsu, Harrison Birtwistle, Hans Werner Henze1977Album
Grimethorpe Colliery BandThe Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Elgar Howarth1976Album
The Soldier's Tale Concert Suite / Dumbarton Oaks Concerto / Octet For WindIgor Stravinsky, The Nash Ensemble, Elgar Howarth1974Album
Mozart Clarinet And Haydn Trumpet ConcertosWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Steuart Bedford, Keith Puddy, Elgar Howarth1973Album
Pop Goes The Post HornElgar Howarth, The Grimethorpe Colliery Band1973Album
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