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The third new recording released on the same day, as if Columbia wanted to demonstrate the full breadth of Gould’s musical spectrum. Strauss’s musical melodrama, written to a blank-verse narrative of 1864 by Alfred Lord Tennyson, was recorded almost by accident for a mere $1,500 and issued in a single limited edition of 2,000 copies. Small wonder that the LPs soon became coveted collector’s items …

Strauss: Enoch Arden (Tennyson), Op. 38

Released: 1962

    Disc 1

  1. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Part One / Erster Teil - Prelude. Andante
  2. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: "So these were wed"
  3. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Allegro appasionato
  4. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Tranquillo
  5. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Annie's dream. Langsam.
  6. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Part Two / Zweiter Teil - Prelude. Allegro moderato
  7. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: "Thus over Enoch's early-silvering head"
  8. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Allegro agitato
  9. Enoch Arden, Op. 38: A Melodrama for Piano after Alfred Lord Tennyson: Langsam