Enigma Variations (Flute Choir)
Composer: Elgar, Edward
Enigma Variations (Flute Choir) by Edward Elgar, Arranged by John E Davis, Published Falls House Press. English composer Edward Elgar’s premise for his "Variation on an Original Theme" was to musically characterize a dozen of his friends and associates. Each variation is designated by the initials or pseudonym of the person portrayed (hence the enigma). It is scored for 2 piccolos, 4 C flutes, 2 altos and bass.