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BRIAN, H.: Symphonies Nos. 8, 21, 26 (New Russia State Symphony, A. Walker)

    
      

 








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BRIAN, H.: Symphonies Nos. 8, 21, 26 (New Russia State Symphony, A. Walker)

Each of the three symphonies on this recording represents a significant milestone in Havergal Brian’s long musical journey, and each demonstrates the breadth of his symphonic approach. No. 8 was the first of Brian’s symphonies to be performed and is one of his most gripping and unpredictable, full of sonic invention. Behind the more apparently genial and expansive No. 21 lies profound emotional complexity, while No. 26 embodies elements of a divertimento though it retains disquieting outbursts. Gramophone wrote of the previous Brian recording by these forces (8.573408): ‘The New Russia State Symphony Orchestra do the music proud.’ This issue completes the commercial recording of all 32 of Brian’s symphonies.


Brian, Havergal

  Symphony No. 8 in B-Flat Minor
1.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 8 in B - Flat Minor 00:23:20
  Symphony No. 21 in E-Flat Major
2.   Play with flash player I. Adagio - Allegro e con anima 00:06:04
3.   Play with flash player II. Adagio cantabile e sostenuto 00:07:19
4.   Play with flash player III. Vivace 00:04:25
5.   Play with flash player IV. Allegro con fuoco 00:11:31
  Symphony No. 26
6.   Play with flash player I. Allegro risoluto 00:07:19
7.   Play with flash player II. Allegro moderato e grazioso - Giocoso 00:05:09
8.   Play with flash player III. Allegro assai 00:05:20

Total Playing Time: 01:10:27






Composer(s):
Brian, Havergal

Conductor(s):
Walker, Alexander

Orchestra(s):
New Russia State Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573752

Barcode: 747313375271

Release Date: 10/2017

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