Articles about Brian and his music on the website

This page lists the articles on this website about Havergal Brian and his music. Where appropriate, a link appears under more than heading.

These articles are also referenced elsewhere on the site: e.g. articles about a symphony are referenced on that symphony’s title page, book reviews are referenced on the bibliography pages, and so on.

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Articles on specific compositions

Symphonies

Symphonies – in general

Symphony 1

Symphony 2

Symphony 3

Symphony 4

Symphony 5

Symphony 6

Symphony 7

Symphony 11

Symphony 16

Symphony 17

Symphony 18

Symphony 19

Symphony 28

Symphony 29

Symphony 30

Symphony 32

Other Orchestral Music

The battle song

Burlesque variations on an original theme

Doctor Merryheart

Elegy

English suite 1

English suite 4

Fantastic variations on an old rhyme

Festal dance

For valour

In memoriam

Overture

  • Comment – Malcolm MacDonald (1981)

Soloists and orchestra

Symphony 5

Soloists, chorus and orchestra

Soloists, chorus and orchestra – in general

Symphony 1

Symphony 4

Chamber music

Legend

Piano music

Piano music – in general

Voice and piano

The birds

The defiled sanctuary

The land of dreams

Operas

Operas – in general

Agamemnon

The Cenci

Faust

The Tigers

Turandot, prinzessin von China

Arrangements

The battle song

Minuet and funeral march


General articles on Brian’s music


Articles on Brian, the man


Articles about performances


Articles about commercial recordings


Articles about published books


Articles about the Havergal Brian Society