Enigma Variations (album)

The Enigma Variations is a compilation album of newer artists (in 1985) that were on Enigma Records or one of its subsidiaries. It was originally released as a double LP and cassette, but was then subsequently also released as a CD with a reduced number of tracks. The album was compiled by Steve Pross and William Hein. The Greek pressing of the album (on Virgin Records) was issued as a single LP.

A second volume was compiled and released in 1987.

Track listing


Disc 1, Side 1

  • Screamin' Sirens - Maniac 2:38
  • Jet Black Berries - Shadowdrive 4:41
  • Naked Prey - Flesh On The Wall 2:34
  • Tex & the Horseheads - Oh Mother 2:55
  • Greg Sage - Straight Ahead 4:10
  • Chris D. / Divine Horsemen - Time Stands Still 4:08
  • John Trubee - A Blind Man's Penis 1:41
  • Disc 1, Side 2

  • Rain Parade - No Easy Way Down 6:58
  • Plasticland - Disengaged From The World 2:36
  • The Pandoras - Worm Boy 2:10
  • Get Smart! - Just For The Moment 2:20
  • The Leaving Trains - Leaving Trains 2:28
  • Green On Red - Sixteen Ways 2:33
  • Game Theory - 24 3:05
  • Latest News for: Enigma variations


    Klamath Symphony performs holiday concert Saturday

    Herald and News 18 Nov 2021
    Klamath Symphony Orchestra will perform their festive concert “Frost on the Pumpkin” on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7.30 p.m ... You’ll also have a chance to enjoy Edward Elgar’s “Enigma Variations. #9 Nimrod,” and Robert W ... Tickets are $15 ... to 5 p.m ... .......

    The Royal Ballet in 2020

    British Theatre Guide 18 Nov 2021
    Royal Opera House. Bloomsbury Publishing. Released. Go to book... Share. sharebutton#share"> sharebutton#share"> sharebutton#share"> sharebutton#share"> Vadim Muntagirov Credit. Tristram Kenton Concerto. Reece Clarke and Lauren Cuthbertson Credit ... It’s good to linger over group photos and spot the heavily disguised cast—in Enigma Variations, for example....

    Live RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra live: Britten, Dove, Elgar

    RTE 03 Nov 2021
    You can download the programme ... John Wilson conducts ... A stirring testament to love and friendship and the fortunes they bring, Elgar’s masterpiece Enigma Variations, a blend of Victorian grandeur and Edwardian grace, is a cornerstone of the English repertoire ... Programme.. Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes ... ElgarEnigma Variations ... ....

    Out of lockdown: Boulder Chorale delivers joyful noise with ‘World in Harmony’

    Daily Camera 03 Nov 2021
    In times of hardship, live music has always offered comfort ... Paul Aiken / For the Camera ... (Charles W ... The first half will be mostly a cappella choral music, including a gorgeous version of one of the 20th century’s most beloved pieces, Edward Elgar’s “Nimrod,” from his “Enigma Variations.” It is set to the Latin text “Lux Aeterna.” ... ....

    Highlights: Settling The Score 2021 - Your Choice

    RNZ 22 Oct 2021
    We received hundreds of Settling The Score ... RAVEL. Boléro ... I still remember the intoxicating impact of two of the items ... Enigma Variations ... Enigma Variations performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart duration 32′ .22″ from Music Alive ... Enigma Variations performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart ... I ... I....

    Study: Magic mushrooms can affect the way we emotionally respond to music

    Canoe 15 Oct 2021
    Story continues below. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Led by Danish scientists, 20 healthy individuals took part in the study and listened to Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Mozart’s Laudate Dominum before and after taking a controlled dose of psilocybin, per Science Focus ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... ....

    Where Corals Lie by Julia Sitkovetsky and Christopher Glynn is an album sympathetic to the ...

    The Daily Mail 10 Oct 2021
    Julia Sitkovetsky and Christopher Glynn. Where Corals Lie Chandos, out now. Rating. ... his songs ... Elgar, in the immediate aftermath of his belated triumphant breakthrough with the Enigma Variations, composed some memorable tunes here, and the piano accompaniments exude huge confidence. It’s an entertaining piece, even if the poetry isn’t up to much ... ....

    Commentary: Did we just have the best Hollywood Bowl season ever?

    The Los Angeles Times 01 Oct 2021
    Advertisement ... He used his clout to get a respectable amount of rehearsal time (hardly a Bowl tradition), and he led exceptional-by-any-concert-hall-standards performances of Gershwin’s “An American in Paris,” Dvorák’s “New World” Symphony, Elgar’s “Enigma Variations,” Falla’s “The Three-Cornered Hat” and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony ... 9 ... 25 ... Mark Swed....

    Musical medics from across the globe bang the drum for charity

    AOL 23 Sep 2021
    He said. “The arts and travel are just sort of emerging from the darkness and we’re very excited about getting back together again ... He said ... Elgar’s much-loved Enigma Variations and classic material from Bax and Arnold will be featured, and concert-goers will also be treated to Dreamachine by American composer Michael Daugherty ... ....

    Variations prove the spice of a lively night for Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom

    Cleveland 30 Aug 2021
    CUYAHOGA FALLS, OhioVariation was the name of the winning game for the Cleveland Orchestra Saturday night at Blossom Music Center. Playing under a conductor who himself represented a kind of variation, the ... Elgar’s “EnigmaVariations were as rich in personality as can be....

    Cleveland Walls festival and 20+ more things to do in Northeast Ohio this weekend, Aug. 27-29

    Cleveland 26 Aug 2021
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- You’ve got one weekend left before the unofficial end of summer. How are you planning to spend it? ... The choice is yours. Cleveland Walls Festival ... Free ... Now through Aug ... Edward Elgar’s masterpiece “Enigma Variations” highlights the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra’s Saturday night concert at its summer home at Blossom Music Center ... 5....

    Happenings — what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Aug. 27

    Cascade Business News 25 Aug 2021
    Here is a brief rundown of some coming entertainment options in Northeast Ohio. Make submissions for consideration via email to entertainment@morningjournal.com or entertainment@news-herald.com ... Art. Beck Center for the Arts ... Chagrin Arts ... at Blossom Music Center, the summer home of The Cleveland Orchestra, presents “Enigma Variations,” Aug....

    MASTER-DON’T KILL Happenings: Here’s what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    The Willoughby News-Herald 20 Aug 2021
    ***notes for mez. Start with Looking at the Big Picture from Aug. 17. *** Add more Ferrante. ******Historic Haunts Press Release. **** The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series returns for its 18th season ... Art ... Chagrin Arts. 88 N ... 30 ... ... at Blossom Music Center, the summer home of The Cleveland Orchestra, presents “Enigma Variations,” Aug....