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8.573959 (Naxos, CD)
Playing time: 61'58"
Booklet pages: 6
© 2019 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Main country of recording: RU
Country of manufacture: DE
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Havergal Brian: Symphonies 7 & 16; Tinker's Wedding Overture published on 3 June 2019
Nikolai Savchenko, violin (tracks 4 and 5)
New Russia State Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Walker, conductor
Havergal Brian (1876-1972):
1 The Tinker's Wedding: Overture (1948)
Symphony No 7 in C (1948)
2 Allegro moderato
3 Allegro moderato ma maestoso
4 Adagio - Allegro moderato - Adagio
5 Epilogue: 'Once upon a time' (Moderato)
6 Symphony No 16 (1960)