Discography ordered by composition

Shortcuts: • Symphonies • Other Orchestral Music • Concertos • Choir • Unaccompanied partsongs • Accompanied partsongs • Chorus and orchestra • Soloists and orchestra • Soloists, chorus and orchestra • Chamber music • Piano music • Solo songs • Transcriptions by Brian • Arrangements by others


Symphonies

Aries LP 2601 Symphony 1 »The Gothic« (?1919-27†)

Honor Sheppard, soprano; Shirley Minty, contralto; Ronald Dowd, tenor; Roger Stalman, bass; BBC Chorus; BBC Choral Society; City of London Choir; Hampstead Choral Society; Emanuel School Choir; Orpington Junior Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Adrian Boult

Recorded: 30 October 1966 Royal Albert Hall, London
Aries LP 2601 — UNAUTHORISED
unattributed, except ‘conductor Sir Adrian Boult’
The Symphonies of Havergal Brian, Volume 3: Symphonies 30–32, Survey and summing-up – Malcolm MacDonald
HB: Aspects of Havergal Brian – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Opus est: Six Composers from Northern Europe – Paul Rapoport
Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic symphony’: Two studies – Harold Truscott, Paul Rapoport, Havergal Brian
Music and meaning – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Larry Alexander
Havergal Brian – The Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
Havergal Brian’s last testament? – Lionel Pike
The conception of Part 2 – Colin G Davis
Flawed masterpiece? – Jonathan Rutherford
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 2 – Philip Legge
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 3 – Jeremy Marchant
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 1 – Philip Legge
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 2 – Philip Legge
Beethoven, Berlioz, Brian (or Three Bs and more) – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Brian – the Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
_The Gothic_ Review – Mike Le Voi, 4MBS Concert Recording Team member
Choral Demands of the ‘_Gothic_’ – Jeremy Marchant
Brian’s Choral Challenges in the ‘_Gothic_’ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant

Hyperion CDA67971/2 Symphony 1 »The Gothic« (?1919-27†)

Susan Gritton (sop), Christine Rice (m-sop), Peter Auty (ten), Alastair Miles (bass), David Goode (organ), Eltham College Boys’ Choir, CBSO Youth Chorus, Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, Brighton Festival Chorus, Huddersfield Choral Society, London Symphony Chorus, BBC National Chorus of Wales, Bach Choir, Cor Caerdydd, BBC National Orchestra of Wales & BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins [The total forces numbered more than 930]

Recorded: 17 July 2011 Royal Albert Hall, London
Released: December 2011 Hyperion CDA67971/2 0034571179711
Producer: Tim Thorne   Engineer: Huw Thomas
Recorded live at the BBC Proms, 2011
The Symphonies of Havergal Brian, Volume 3: Symphonies 30–32, Survey and summing-up – Malcolm MacDonald
HB: Aspects of Havergal Brian – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Opus est: Six Composers from Northern Europe – Paul Rapoport
Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic symphony’: Two studies – Harold Truscott, Paul Rapoport, Havergal Brian
Music and meaning – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Larry Alexander
Havergal Brian – The Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
Havergal Brian’s last testament? – Lionel Pike
The conception of Part 2 – Colin G Davis
Flawed masterpiece? – Jonathan Rutherford
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 2 – Philip Legge
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 3 – Jeremy Marchant
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 1 – Philip Legge
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 2 – Philip Legge
Beethoven, Berlioz, Brian (or Three Bs and more) – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Brian – the Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
_The Gothic_ Review – Mike Le Voi, 4MBS Concert Recording Team member
Choral Demands of the ‘_Gothic_’ – Jeremy Marchant
Brian’s Choral Challenges in the ‘_Gothic_’ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant

Marco Polo 8.223002 Symphony 1 »The Gothic« (?1919-27†)

Eva Jenisová, soprano; Dagmar Pecková, alto; Vladimír Doležal, tenor; Peter Mikuláš, bass; Slovak Opera Chorus; Slovak Folk Ensemble Chorus; Lúčnica Chorus; Bratislava City Choir; Bratislava Children’s Choir; Youth ‘Echo’ Choir; Pavol Procházka, chorus master; Slovak radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir; Ondrej Lenárd, conductor

Recorded: 29–31 March 1989 Concert Hall of Slovak Radio (Bratislava)
Released: September 1992 Marco Polo 8.223002 0730099300223
Producer: Günter Appenheimer
With snippets of instrumental, chamber and orchestral works by 16 other composers
Includes five minutes only of **Te ergo quaesumus**, the last movement of _The Gothic_
The Symphonies of Havergal Brian, Volume 3: Symphonies 30–32, Survey and summing-up – Malcolm MacDonald
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
HB: Aspects of Havergal Brian – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Opus est: Six Composers from Northern Europe – Paul Rapoport
Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic symphony’: Two studies – Harold Truscott, Paul Rapoport, Havergal Brian
Music and meaning – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Larry Alexander
Havergal Brian – The Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
Havergal Brian’s last testament? – Lionel Pike
The conception of Part 2 – Colin G Davis
Flawed masterpiece? – Jonathan Rutherford
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 2 – Philip Legge
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 3 – Jeremy Marchant
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 1 – Philip Legge
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 2 – Philip Legge
Beethoven, Berlioz, Brian (or Three Bs and more) – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Brian – the Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
_The Gothic_ Review – Mike Le Voi, 4MBS Concert Recording Team member
Choral Demands of the ‘_Gothic_’ – Jeremy Marchant
Brian’s Choral Challenges in the ‘_Gothic_’ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant

Naxos 8.557418-19 Symphony 1 »The Gothic« (?1919-27†)

Eva Jenisová, soprano; Dagmar Pecková, alto; Vladimír Doležal, tenor; Peter Mikuláš, bass; Slovak Opera Chorus; Slovak Folk Ensemble Chorus; Lúčnica Chorus; Bratislava City Choir; Bratislava Children’s Choir; Youth ‘Echo’ Choir; Pavol Procházka, chorus master; Slovak radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir; Ondrej Lenárd, conductor

Recorded: 29–31 March 1989 Concert Hall of Slovak Radio (Bratislava)
Released: June 2011 Naxos 8.557418-19 0747313241828
Producer: Günter Appenheimer
Previously released May 2004 and on Marco Polo 8.223280-81
The Symphonies of Havergal Brian, Volume 3: Symphonies 30–32, Survey and summing-up – Malcolm MacDonald
A German view
HB: Aspects of Havergal Brian – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Opus est: Six Composers from Northern Europe – Paul Rapoport
Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic symphony’: Two studies – Harold Truscott, Paul Rapoport, Havergal Brian
Music and meaning – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Larry Alexander
Havergal Brian – The Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
Havergal Brian’s last testament? – Lionel Pike
The conception of Part 2 – Colin G Davis
Flawed masterpiece? – Jonathan Rutherford
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 2 – Philip Legge
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 3 – Jeremy Marchant
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 1 – Philip Legge
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 2 – Philip Legge
Beethoven, Berlioz, Brian (or Three Bs and more) – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Brian – the Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
_The Gothic_ Review – Mike Le Voi, 4MBS Concert Recording Team member
Choral Demands of the ‘_Gothic_’ – Jeremy Marchant
Brian’s Choral Challenges in the ‘_Gothic_’ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Recording »The Gothic« in Bratislava – David J Brown
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Testament SBT2 1454 Symphony 1 »The Gothic« (?1919-27†)

Honor Sheppard, soprano; Shirley Minty, contralto; Ronald Dowd, tenor; Roger Stalman, bass; BBC Chorus; BBC Choral Society; City of London Choir; Hampstead Choral Society; Emanuel School Choir; Orpington Junior Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Adrian Boult

Recorded: 30 October 1966 Royal Albert Hall, London
Released: January 2010 Testament SBT2 1454
Plus: Havergal Brian Interviewed for the BBC by J. Behague on 1 January 1966.
The Symphonies of Havergal Brian, Volume 3: Symphonies 30–32, Survey and summing-up – Malcolm MacDonald
HB: Aspects of Havergal Brian – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Opus est: Six Composers from Northern Europe – Paul Rapoport
Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic symphony’: Two studies – Harold Truscott, Paul Rapoport, Havergal Brian
Music and meaning – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian as Faust – Larry Alexander
Havergal Brian – The Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
Havergal Brian’s last testament? – Lionel Pike
The conception of Part 2 – Colin G Davis
Flawed masterpiece? – Jonathan Rutherford
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 2 – Philip Legge
Creating the vocal score of the _Gothic_ – 3 – Jeremy Marchant
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 1 – Philip Legge
The Logistics of the Gothic symphony – 2 – Philip Legge
Beethoven, Berlioz, Brian (or Three Bs and more) – Jürgen Schaarwächter
Brian – the Gothic voice – Pauline Slevin
_The Gothic_ Review – Mike Le Voi, 4MBS Concert Recording Team member
Choral Demands of the ‘_Gothic_’ – Jeremy Marchant
Brian’s Choral Challenges in the ‘_Gothic_’ – 1 – Jeremy Marchant

Aries LP 1631 Symphony 2 (1930-31†)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Recorded: 9 March 1979 BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Aries LP 1631 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Dresden Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ernest Weir’
_Götz von Berlichingen_ and Brian’s second symphony – Graham Saxby
Introduction – Graham Saxby
Analysis : First movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Second movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Third movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Fourth movement and Conclusion – Graham Saxby
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (1) – Damian Rees
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (2) – Damian Rees
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (3) – Damian Rees
Second quality? – Paul Kettle

Naxos 8.570506 Symphony 2 (1930-31†)

Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Rowe

Recorded: May 1996 Mosfilm Studio, Moscow
Released: July 2007 Naxos 8.570506 0747313050673
Producer: Betta Inc.   Engineer: Edvard Shakhnazarian and Vitaly Ivanov
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223790
_Götz von Berlichingen_ and Brian’s second symphony – Graham Saxby
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Introduction – Graham Saxby
Analysis : First movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Second movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Third movement – Graham Saxby
Analysis : Fourth movement and Conclusion – Graham Saxby
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (1) – Damian Rees
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (2) – Damian Rees
The influence of Goethe’s ‘Götz von Berlingen’ (3) – Damian Rees
Second quality? – Paul Kettle

Aries LP 1617 Symphony 3 (1931-32†)

Ronald Stevenson, David Wilde (pianos), New Philharmonia Orchestra*, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 12 January 1974 BBC Maida Vale Studio no. 1, London
Aries LP 1617 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’
A listener’s impressions – Martyn Becker
Second thoughts – Christopher Kettle
Early English atonality in the first movement – Martin O’Leary
New vistas – Martyn Becker

Hyperion CDH55029 Symphony 3 (1931-32†)

Andrew Ball, Julian Jacobson (pianos), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lionel Friend

Recorded: 27–28 October 1988 BBC Maida Vale Studio no. 1, London
Released: September 1999 Hyperion CDH55029 0034571150291
Producer: John H West   Engineer: Tony Faulkner
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously on Hyperion CD/MC, CDA/KA 66334 – both deleted
A listener’s impressions – Martyn Becker
Second thoughts – Christopher Kettle
Early English atonality in the first movement – Martin O’Leary
New vistas – Martyn Becker

Aries LP 1621 Symphony 4 »Das Siegeslied« (1932-33†) text runs from the beginning to ‘...and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.’

Felicity Palmer (sop), BBC Singers, BBC Choral Society, Goldsmith’s Choral Union, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Poole

Recorded: 13 October 1974 Alexandra Palace, London
Aries LP 1621 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Valerie MacLennan (sop), Edinburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Sir Allistair MacKenzie’
Music at war – David J Brown
_Das Siegeslied_ and bad genes – Alan Dean Foster

Naxos 8.570308 Symphony 4 »Das Siegeslied« (1932-33†) text runs from the beginning to ‘...and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.’

Jana Valásková (sop); Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Slovak National Opera Chorus, Brno Philharmonic Choir, Youth ‘Echo’ Choir, Mixed ‘Cantus’ Choir; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) [augmented], conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 3–8 February 1992 Concert Hall of Slovak Radio, Bratislava
Released: January 2007 Naxos 8.570308 0747313030873
Producer: Murray Khouri
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223447
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
Music at war – David J Brown
_Das Siegeslied_ and bad genes – Alan Dean Foster
MarcoPolo CD of symphonies 4 & 12
Review of Marco Polo 8.223447 – Martin Anderson
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Aries LP 1629 Symphony 5 »Wine Of Summer« Lord Douglas (1937†)

Brian Rayner Cook (baritone), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 29 September 1976 invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
Aries LP 1629 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘John Hoffman (baritone), San Paulo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Francisco Teatro’
Words for music, perhaps – Chris Kettle

Lyrita SRCD.295 Symphony 6 »Sinfonia Tragica« (1948†)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 10 April 1973 Wandsworth Town Hall
Released: February 2008 Lyrita SRCD.295 5020926029522
Producer: James Walker   Engineer: Stanley Goodall
With Symphony No. 3 by Arnold Cooke
Brian’s _Sinfonia tragica_ (1) – Martin O’Leary
Brian’s _Sinfonia tragica_ (2) – Martin O’Leary
Brian’s _Sinfonia tragica_ (3) – Martin O’Leary
Notes on Havergal Brian’s 6th symphony – Anno Schreier
Observations on Havergal Brian’s 6th symphony – Josef Schreier

EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 Symphony 7 (1948†)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Recorded: 3–4 May 1987 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Released: November 2002 EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 0724357578226
Newstone and Mackerras interpretations compared – David Jenkins
Once upon a time – David Jenkins

Aries LP 1603 Symphony 8 (1949†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 27 June 1971 studio recording
Aries LP 1603 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 Symphony 8 (1949†)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Groves

Recorded: 25–26 July 1977 Abbey Road, London
Released: November 2002 EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 0724357578226
Thoughts on ASD3486 – Ted Heaton

Aries LP 1604 Symphony 9 (1951†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 28 March 1971 St John’s Smith Square
Aries LP 1604 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798 Symphony 9 (1951†)

London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Norman del Mar

Recorded: 5 February 1959 studio
Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798
Live studio broadcasts (mono) from BBC Third Programme, 1959

EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 Symphony 9 (1951†)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Groves

Recorded: 25–26 July 1977 Abbey Road, London
Released: November 2002 EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 0724357578226
Thoughts on ASD3486 – Ted Heaton

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267 Symphony 10 (1953-54†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267

Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-018 Symphony 10 (1953-54†)

Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Loughran

Recorded: 18–19 July 1972 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Released: February 2012 Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-018UNAUTHORISED
Producer: Robert Simpson   Engineer: Angus McKenzie
Digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2012. Source: Unicorn LP UNS265. In its original incarnation on LP RHS313 this was the first ever commercial recording of Havergal Brian’s music. It was recorded four months before the composer's death aged 96.

Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798 Symphony 11 (1954†)

London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Harry Newstone

Recorded: 8 April 1959 Hammersmith Town Hall
Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798
Live studio broadcasts (mono) from BBC Third Programme, 1959
Thoughts on Brian’s eleventh symphony – Robert Matthew-Walker

Naxos 8.572014 Symphony 11 (1954†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 6 September 1993 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: July 2010 Naxos 8.572014 747313201471
Producer: Chris Craker   Engineer: Chris Craker and Dave Harries
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223588
Thoughts on Brian’s eleventh symphony – Robert Matthew-Walker
Introduction to the Marco Polo CD – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian and the_urban pastorale_ – PJ Taylor
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Review – John Grimshaw

Aries LP 1604 Symphony 12 (1957†)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Norman del Mar

Recorded: 4 August 1966 Royal Albert Hall, London (Prom)
Aries LP 1604 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

Naxos 8.570308 Symphony 12 (1957†)

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava), conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 10-11 February 1992 Concert Hall of Slovak Radio, Bratislava
Released: January 2007 Naxos 8.570308 0747313030873
Producer: Murray Khouri
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223447
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
MarcoPolo CD of symphonies 4 & 12
Review of Marco Polo 8.223447 – Martin Anderson
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 13 (1959†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 23 June 1976
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296 Symphony 13 (1959†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 31 May & 1 June 2012 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Released: November 2012 Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296
Producer: Michael Ponder   Engineer: Dexter Newman

Aries LP 1603 Symphony 14 (1959-60†)

London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Edward Downes

Recorded: 14 January 1969 BBC Maida Vale Studio 1, London
Aries LP 1603 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 15 (1960†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 23 June 1976
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)

Naxos 8.572014 Symphony 15 (1960†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Tony Rowe

Recorded: 27 May 1997 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: July 2010 Naxos 8.572014 747313201471
Producer: Chris Craker   Engineer: Chris Craker and Dave Harries
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223588
Introduction to the Marco Polo CD – Malcolm MacDonald
Brian and the_urban pastorale_ – PJ Taylor
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Review – John Grimshaw

Lyrita SRCD.295 Symphony 16 (1960†)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 10 April 1973 Wandsworth Town Hall
Released: February 2008 Lyrita SRCD.295 5020926029522
Producer: James Walker   Engineer: Stanley Goodall
With Symphony No. 3 by Arnold Cooke
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary
Performing Brian’s music – James Kelleher

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 17 (1960-61†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 23 June 1976
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary

Naxos 8.572020 Symphony 17 (1960-61†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 15–16 June 1992 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: December 2010 Naxos 8.572020 0747313202072
Producer: Garry Carpenter
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223481
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Aries LP 1611 Symphony 18 (1961†)

New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Bryan Fairfax

Recorded: 20 October 1974
Aries LP 1611 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary

Naxos 8.557775 Symphony 18 (1961†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lionel Friend

Recorded: 12–15 January 1993 Studio 1, BBC Broadcasting House, Glasgow
Released: May 2005 Naxos 8.557775 0747313277520
Producer: Martin Dalby   Engineer: Tony Kime
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223479
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Aries LP 1611 Symphony 19 (1961†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Canarina

Recorded: 18 June 1976
Aries LP 1611 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’
Symphonies 16 to 19: Style and manner – Martin O’Leary

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 20 (1962†)

New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley

Recorded: 5 October 1976 invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)

Naxos 8.572641 Symphony 20 (1962†)

Ukraine State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny

Recorded: 28–30 October 1994 Concert Hall of Ukrainian Radio
Released: July 2011 Naxos 8.572641 747313264179
Producer: George Orobynsky and Alexander Hornostai   Engineer: Andrew Mokrytsky
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223731
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
First impressions – Larry Alexander

Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-018 Symphony 21 (1963†)

Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eric Pinkett

Recorded: 18–19 July 1972 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Released: February 2012 Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-018UNAUTHORISED
Producer: Robert Simpson   Engineer: Angus McKenzie
Digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2012. Source: Unicorn LP UNS265. In its original incarnation on LP RHS313 this was the first ever commercial recording of Havergal Brian’s music. It was recorded four months before the composer's death aged 96.

Aries LP 1611 Symphony 22 »Symphonia brevis« (1964-65†)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 28 March 1971 St John’s Smith Square
Aries LP 1611 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019 Symphony 22 »Symphonia brevis« (1964-65†)

Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor Laszlo Heltay

Recorded: 10 April 1974 Hove Town Hall
Released: February 2012 Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019UNAUTHORISED
Producer: Robert Simpson (Sym 22, Psalm 23), William Robson (English Suite 5)   Engineer: Angus McKenzie
Digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2012. Source: CBS (UK) LP 61612.

Aries LP 1604 Symphony 23 (1965†)

University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernard Goodman

Recorded: 7 October 1973 Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana, Illinois
Aries LP 1604 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Wales Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Wilson’

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 24 (1965†)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman

Recorded: 1 April 1973
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)

Aries LP 1629 Symphony 25 (1965-66†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Canarina

Recorded: 18 June 1976
Aries LP 1629 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘John Hoffman (baritone), San Paulo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Francisco Teatro’

Naxos 8.572641 Symphony 25 (1965-66†)

Ukraine State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny

Recorded: 28–30 October 1994 Concert Hall of Ukrainian Radio
Released: July 2011 Naxos 8.572641 747313264179
Producer: George Orobynsky and Alexander Hornostai   Engineer: Andrew Mokrytsky
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223731
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
First impressions – Larry Alexander

Aries LP 3601 Symphony 26 (1966†)

New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley

Recorded: 5 October 1976 invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
Aries LP 3601 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Lisbon Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Peter Michaels’ (Symphonies 13, 15), ‘Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’ (Symphonies 17, 24), ‘Edinburgh Youth Symphony, conducted by John Freedman’ (Symphonies 20, 26)

Aries LP 1607 Symphony 28 »Sinfonia in C minor« (1967†)

New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski

Recorded: 7 June 1973 BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Aries LP 1607 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Emil Leibowitz (violin), Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’
Review – Anthony Payne in the Daily Telegraph
In the mountains, there you feel free’ – David Hackbridge Johnson

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267 Symphony 30 (1967†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267
In the mountains, there you feel free’ – David Hackbridge Johnson
Some thoughts on the thirtieth – Rodney Stephen Newton

EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 Symphony 31 (1968†)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Recorded: 3–4 May 1987 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Released: November 2002 EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 0724357578226

Naxos 8.572020 Symphony 32 (1968†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 15–16 June 1992 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: December 2010 Naxos 8.572020 0747313202072
Producer: Garry Carpenter
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223481
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
Attacca? – Alan Marshall
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown


Other Orchestral Music

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Burlesque variations on an original theme (1903†)

City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 26–27 July 1980 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Brian and variation form (1) – Malcolm MacDonald
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 Burlesque variations on an original theme (1903†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 23/24 July 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: March 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 5060113441102
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Brian and variation form (1) – Malcolm MacDonald

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267 Concerto for orchestra (1964†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Doctor Merryheart (1911-12†)

City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 14–15 July 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – David J Brown
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798 Doctor Merryheart (1911-12†)

London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Harry Newstone

Recorded: 8 April 1959 Hammersmith Town Hall
Dutton Vocalion CDBP 9798
Live studio broadcasts (mono) from BBC Third Programme, 1959
Introduction – David J Brown

Naxos 8.572014 Doctor Merryheart (1911-12†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 6 September 1993 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: July 2010 Naxos 8.572014 747313201471
Producer: Chris Craker   Engineer: Chris Craker and Dave Harries
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223588
Introduction to the Marco Polo CD – Malcolm MacDonald
Introduction – David J Brown
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Review – John Grimshaw

Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 Elegy (1954†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 23/24 July 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: March 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 5060113441102
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
The importance of _Elegy_ – Malcolm MacDonald

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 English suite 1 (?1902-04†)

City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 14–15 July 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – David J Brown
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267 English suite 3 (1919-21†) also arr piano - lost

David Bednall (organ), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296 English suite 4 »Kindergarten« (?1924†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 31 May & 1 June 2012 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Released: November 2012 Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296
Producer: Michael Ponder   Engineer: Dexter Newman
Introduction – Malcolm MacDonald

privately issued TD 7222 English suite 4 »Kindergarten« (?1924†)

George Heriot’s School First Orchestra, conductor Martin Rutherford

Recorded: 5 July 1977 George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh
privately issued TD 7222 — DELETED
Introduction – Malcolm MacDonald

Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019 English suite 5 »Rustic scenes« (1953†)

Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eric Pinkett

Recorded: April 1974 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Released: February 2012 Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019UNAUTHORISED
Producer: Robert Simpson (Sym 22, Psalm 23), William Robson (English Suite 5)   Engineer: Angus McKenzie
Digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2012. Source: CBS (UK) LP 61612.

Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 English suite 5 »Rustic scenes« (1953†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 23/24 July 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: March 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 5060113441102
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Fantastic variations on an old rhyme (1907†)

Alan Smith (organ), City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 14–15 July 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – David J Brown
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Introduction: Brian and variation form (2) – Malcolm MacDonald
Analysis: Brian and variation form (3) – Malcolm MacDonald
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Naxos 8.572641 Fantastic variations on an old rhyme (1907†)

Ukraine State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny

Recorded: 28–30 October 1994 Concert Hall of Ukrainian Radio
Released: July 2011 Naxos 8.572641 747313264179
Producer: George Orobynsky and Alexander Hornostai   Engineer: Andrew Mokrytsky
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223731
Introduction – David J Brown
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Introduction: Brian and variation form (2) – Malcolm MacDonald
Analysis: Brian and variation form (3) – Malcolm MacDonald
First impressions – Larry Alexander

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Festal dance (1908†)

David Martin (piano), City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 14–15 July 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Naxos 8.572020 Festal dance (1908†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 15–16 June 1992 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: December 2010 Naxos 8.572020 0747313202072
Producer: Garry Carpenter
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223481
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Chandos CHAN 6573 Festival fanfare (1967†) orig Fanfare for the orchestral brass

Locke Brass Consort, conductor James Stobart

Recorded: 20 or 21 February 1977 St Peter’s Church, Morden
Released: July 2003 Chandos CHAN 6573 0095115657324
Producer: Brian Couzens   Engineer: Brian Couzens
with other works by Benjamin, Bliss, Elgar, Jacob, Rubbra, Simpson, Tippett and Walton

Naxos 8.570506 Festival fanfare (1967†) orig Fanfare for the orchestral brass

Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Rowe

Recorded: May 1996 Mosfilm Studio, Moscow
Released: July 2007 Naxos 8.570506 0747313050673
Producer: Betta Inc.   Engineer: Edvard Shakhnazarian and Vitaly Ivanov
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223790
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 For valour (1904†) rev 1906

Alan Smith (organ), City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 15 September 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Naxos 8.572014 For valour (1904†) rev 1906

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Tony Rowe

Recorded: 27 May 1997 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: July 2010 Naxos 8.572014 747313201471
Producer: Chris Craker   Engineer: Chris Craker and Dave Harries
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223588
Introduction to the Marco Polo CD – Malcolm MacDonald
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown
Review – John Grimshaw

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Gargoyles (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Green pastures (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 In memoriam (1910†)

City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: 1979 City Hall, Hull, UK
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Naxos 8.572020 In memoriam (1910†)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Adrian Leaper

Recorded: 15–16 June 1992 National Concert Hall, Dublin
Released: December 2010 Naxos 8.572020 0747313202072
Producer: Garry Carpenter
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223481
Review of Adrian Leaper/Marco Polo CDs – Malcolm MacDonald
Introduction – Gerard Cunliffe
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Naxos 8.557775 The jolly miller (1962†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lionel Friend

Recorded: 12–15 January 1993 Studio 1, BBC Broadcasting House, Glasgow
Released: May 2005 Naxos 8.557775 0747313277520
Producer: Martin Dalby   Engineer: Tony Kime
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223479
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Lacryma (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).

Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 Legend »Ave atque vale (Hail and farewell)« (1968†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 23/24 July 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: March 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0110 5060113441102
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 Night ride of Faust and Mephistopheles (1955-56†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 25/26 June 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: December 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 5060113441133
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 Preludio tragico (1951-52†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 25/26 June 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: December 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 5060113441133
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Shadow dance (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Symphonic variations »on Has anybody here seen Kelly?« (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).

Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 Symphonic variations »on Has anybody here seen Kelly?« (1921-22†)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 25/26 June 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: December 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 5060113441133
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 Three pieces from Turandot (1950-51†) extracted by HB, 1962

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 25/26 June 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: December 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 5060113441133
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296 The tinker’s wedding (1948†)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 31 May & 1 June 2012 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Released: November 2012 Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296
Producer: Michael Ponder   Engineer: Dexter Newman

EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 The tinker’s wedding (1948†)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Recorded: 2 May 1987 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Released: November 2002 EMI Classics 7243 5 75782 2 6 0724357578226

Forlane UCD 16724/25 Wild horsemen (1921-22†)

Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager

Recorded: July, September 1981 Concert Hall, Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg
Released: June 1994 Forlane UCD 16724/25 3399242167242
With works by Hubert Parry and John Foulds
Previously released on LP as UM3529-31 (3 LPs).


Concertos

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7263 Cello concerto (1964†)

Raphael Wallfisch (cello), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Martin Yates

Recorded: 20–22 September 2010 St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London
Released: 2011 Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7263
With Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra by York Bowen, and Concert Suite for Cello and Orchestra by Alan Bush

Aries LP 1607 Violin concerto 2 (1935†)

Ralph Holmes, New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope

Recorded: 1 June 1969
Aries LP 1607 — UNAUTHORISED
attributed to ‘Emil Leibowitz (violin), Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Horst Werner’

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296 Violin concerto 2 (1935†)

Lorraine McAslan, violin; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recorded: 31 May & 1 June 2012 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Released: November 2012 Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7296
Producer: Michael Ponder   Engineer: Dexter Newman

Naxos 8.557775 Violin concerto 2 (1935†)

Marat Bisengaliev (violin), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lionel Friend

Recorded: 12–15 January 1993 Studio 1, BBC Broadcasting House, Glasgow
Released: May 2005 Naxos 8.557775 0747313277520
Producer: Martin Dalby   Engineer: Tony Kime
In association with the Havergal Brian Society and the Rex Foundation
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223479
A latter day Ysaÿe – Martin Anderson interviews Marat Bisengaliev on Classical Net
The Marco Polo cycle – David J Brown


Choir

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Introit Amen (1924†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007


Unaccompanied partsongs

Sain Records TRF 239 Blow, blow thou winter wind Shakespeare (1925†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: 1982
Sain Records TRF 239 — DELETED
plus works by Nielsen et al

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Come o’er the sea Moore (1906†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Daybreak Longfellow (1910†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Fairies’ song Cumberland (1908†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Fear no more the heat of the sun Shakespeare (1919†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 In a fairy boat Weller (1906†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Lullaby of an infant chief Scott (1906†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

unknown label Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Shakespeare (1903†)

London Chorale, conductor Roy Wales

Recorded: 22–24 March 1977 Westminster Cathedral
unknown label — DELETED

Sain Records TRF 239 Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Shakespeare (1903†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: 1982
Sain Records TRF 239 — DELETED
plus works by Nielsen et al

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Stars of a summer night Longfellow (1905†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Tell me, thou soul of her I love Thomson (1906†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Tell me, where is fancy bred Shakespeare (?1910s/20s)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007


Accompanied partsongs

Stone Records 5060192780277 The blossom Blake (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 The chimney sweeper Blake (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 The chimney sweeper Blake (1914†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Fair pledges of a fruitful tree Herrick (1919†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

Stone Records 5060192780277 The fly Blake (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Full fathom five Shakespeare (1921†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 Grace for a child Herrick (1914†)

Stoke-on-Trent Bedford Singers, conductor May Walley

Recorded: ?1975
British Music Society Environs BMS ENV 016 — DELETED
Engineer: Christopher Rice
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Although this recording is not routinely available, it can still be purchased on CD-R through the BMS In association with Whitetower Records, Milton Keynes Copyright: 1991 previously on Altarus LP AIR2 9007

Stone Records 5060192780277 The little black boy Blake (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 The mountain and the squirrel Emerson (1914†) for children

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 Piping down the valleys wild Blake (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Piping down the valleys wild Blake (1914†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 What does little birdie say? Tennyson (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society


Chorus and orchestra

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Choral pieces for female voices and orchestra »The hag« Herrick (1912†)

Saint Nicholas Singers, City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: c1979
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman

Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2 Choral pieces for female voices and orchestra »Requiem for the rose« Herrick (1912†)

Saint Nicholas Singers, City of Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Heald-Smith

Recorded: c1979
Released: 1994 Cameo Classics CC9014CD-2
Original LP release: Cameo Classics GOCLP 9010
Review of City of Hull Youth SO CDs – David J Brown
Review of Hull Youth SO recording – Lewis Foreman


Soloists and orchestra

Stone Records 5060192780277 Gretchen songs (1955-56†)

Michelle Walton, soprano; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society


Soloists, chorus and orchestra

Classico Records CLASSCD 456 Psalm 23 (c.1904,1944–45†) reconstructed 1944-45

Kevin Matthews (ten), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Chorus, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Douglas Bostock

Recorded: 14 July 2002 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Released: October 2002 Classico Records CLASSCD 456
With works by Bridge, Dyson, Elgar, Howells and Purcell
Recording Brian in Liverpool – Lewis Foreman
Elgar & The English Choral Tradition
Psalm 23 on CD

Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019 Psalm 23 (c.1904,1944–45†) reconstructed 1944-45

Paul Taylor (ten), Brighton Festival Chorus, Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor Laszlo Heltay

Recorded: 10 April 1974 Hove Town Hall
Released: February 2012 Klassic Haus Restorations KHCD-2012-019UNAUTHORISED
Producer: Robert Simpson (Sym 22, Psalm 23), William Robson (English Suite 5)   Engineer: Angus McKenzie
Digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2012. Source: CBS (UK) LP 61612.


Chamber music

Classical Elegance LSC 124 Legend (?1919†)

Edmund Reid (violin), Gretta Barrow (piano)

Recorded: 1984
Classical Elegance LSC 124 — DELETED
with works by Saint-Saëns, Brahms and Beethoven
Introduction – David Hackbridge Johnson
Review of Reid/Barrow recording of _Legend_ – Martin Anderson

Stone Records 5060192780154 Legend (?1919†)

Jonathan Stone, violin; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Introduction – David Hackbridge Johnson

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Legend (?1919†)

Steven Levine, violin; Peter Lawson, piano

Recorded: 14–15 December 1981 Craxton Studios, London NW3
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Introduction – David Hackbridge Johnson
Review of Reid/Barrow recording of _Legend_ – Martin Anderson


Piano music

Athene Minerva 23012 Double fugue in E flat (1924†)

Raymond Clarke

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Double fugue in E flat (1924†)

Peter Hill, (Douglas Young, 2nd piano)

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D

Athene Minerva 23012 Three illuminations Brian (1916†)

Raymond Clarke (piano), Tessa Spong (speaker)

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Athene Minerva 23012 Three illuminations Brian (1916†) (piano solo version)

Raymond Clarke (piano)

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Three illuminations Brian (1916†)

Peter Hill (piano), Christopher Kay (speaker)

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D

Stone Records 5060192780154 Three illuminations Brian (1916†)

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Athene Minerva 23012 Four miniatures (1919-20†)

Raymond Clarke

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Four miniatures (1919-20†)

Peter Hill

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D

Stone Records 5060192780277 Four miniatures (1919-20†)

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Athene Minerva 23012 Prelude »John Dowland’s fancy« (1934†)

Raymond Clarke

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Prelude »John Dowland’s fancy« (1934†)

Peter Hill

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D

Stone Records 5060192780154 Prelude »John Dowland’s fancy« (1934†)

Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Athene Minerva 23012 Prelude and fugue in C minor (1924†)

Raymond Clarke

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Prelude and fugue in C minor (1924†)

Peter Hill

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D

Athene Minerva 23012 Prelude and fugue in D minor/major (1924†)

Raymond Clarke

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Prelude and fugue in D minor/major (1924†)

Peter Hill

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D


Solo songs

Athene Minerva 23012 The birds Blake (1919†)

Raymond Clarke (piano), Esther King (mezzo-soprano)

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Stone Records 5060192780277 The birds Blake (1919†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald

Stone Records 5060192780154 Care-charmer sleep Samuel Daniel (1919†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Care-charmer sleep Samuel Daniel (1919†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 Day and night Cumberland (1906†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Athene Minerva 23012 The defiled sanctuary Blake (1918-19†)

Raymond Clarke (piano), Esther King (mezzo-soprano)

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Stone Records 5060192780277 The defiled sanctuary Blake (1918-19†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 The defiled sanctuary Blake (1918-19†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 A faery song Yeats (1906†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 Farewell Bishop Heber (?1904-06†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Farewell Bishop Heber (?1904-06†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 If I could speak Cumberland (1906†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 Lady Ellayne Temple Keble (1918-19†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Lady Ellayne Temple Keble (1918-19†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Athene Minerva 23012 The land of dreams Blake (1919†)

Raymond Clarke (piano), Esther King (mezzo-soprano)

Recorded: 19–20 June 1997 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
Released: March 1988 Athene Minerva 23012 5022736101221
Producer: Joanna Leach   Engineer: Mike Beville
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald
The Complete Piano Music: 2 reviews – Rob Barnett, David Wright

Stone Records 5060192780277 The land of dreams Blake (1919†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 The land of dreams Blake (1919†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
A note on the dating of _The birds_ and _The land of dreams_ – Malcolm MacDonald
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 Little sleeper Hafiz (1906†) rev 1972

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 The lost doll Kingsley (1914†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 Love is a merry game Temple Keble (1918†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Love is a merry game Temple Keble (1918†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780277 The mad maid’s song Herrick (1910†) orch score lost

Michelle Walton, soprano; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 The message Donne (?1904-06†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 The message Donne (?1904-06†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780277 The night piece Herrick (1910†) orch score lost

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 On parting Temple Keble (1918†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 On parting Temple Keble (1918†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780277 Renunciation Temple Keble (1918-19†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Renunciation Temple Keble (1918-19†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 Since love is dead Bowles (c.1922-23†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Since love is dead Bowles (c.1922-23†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 Soliloquy upon a dead child Cumberland (1906†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 Sorrow song Samuel Daniel (?1904-06†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Sorrow song Samuel Daniel (?1904-06†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 The soul of steel C. M. Masterman (1920-21)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 The soul of steel C. M. Masterman (1920-21)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 Take, O take those lips away Shakespeare (1919-21)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Take, O take those lips away Shakespeare (1919-21)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780154 When I lie ill Cumberland (1906†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780154 When icicles hang by the wall Shakespeare (1919†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 25–26 August 2011 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: May 2012 Stone Records 5060192780154 5060192780154
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 When icicles hang by the wall Shakespeare (1919†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 14 April 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry

Stone Records 5060192780277 When the sun goes down Temple Keble (1918†)

Michelle Walton, soprano; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 Why dost thou wound and break my heart? Herrick (1910†)

Mark Stone, baritone; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 Why dost thou wound and break my heart? Herrick (1910†)

Brian Rayner Cooke, baritone; Roger Vignoles, piano

Recorded: 13 May 1982 Wigmore Hall, London W1
Released: March 2005 Toccata Classics TOCC 0005 5060113440051
Producer: Rick Potter   Engineer: Jules Smith
In association with the Havergal Brian Society
Review of Brian Rayner Cook/Roger Vignoles recording – Godfrey Berry


Transcriptions by Brian

Stone Records 5060192780277 Handel: Dear Adonis from Venus and Adonis (1937†)

Michelle Walton, soprano; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society

Stone Records 5060192780277 Handel: Transporting joy from Venus and Adonis (1937†)

Michelle Walton, soprano; Sholto Kynoch, piano

Recorded: 5–6 January 2012 Potton Hall, Suffolk, U.K.
Released: April 2014 Stone Records 5060192780277 5060192780277
Producer: Richard Sutcliffe   Engineer: Richard Sutcliffe
In association with the Havergal Brian Society


Arrangements by others

Doyen Recordings DOY CD 142 The battle song (1930-31) realised John Pickard 1997

Buy as you view Cory Band, conductor Robert Childs

Recorded: 2–3 February 2002 Cwmbran Council Chambers, Gwent
Released: 2002 Doyen Recordings DOY CD 142
with other arrangements for brass of works by Elgar, Paul Gilson, Joseph Parry, Oskar Bohme
review at [4barsrest.com](http://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/cds/cd049.asp){target=_blank}.
_The battle song_ and 15 transcriptions – Malcolm MacDonald

Decca 473 714 2 Fanfare (1951-52†) arr MacDonald

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, conductor Howard Snell

Recorded: 1976 Kingsway London Hall, London
Released: 2003 Decca 473 714 2
plus works by Arnold, Bax, Bliss, Britten, Tippett, Walton

Cameo Classics CC9016CD Minuet and funeral march (1950-51) trans MacDonald and Stevenson 1973

Peter Hill

Recorded: February 1981
Released: 2011 Cameo Classics CC9016CD
Formerly LP GOCLP9016D
A note on the Minuet and Funeral march – Graham Hatton

Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 Turandot Suite (1950-51) arr MacDonald 1975

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker

Recorded: 25/26 June 2009 City Halls, Glasgow
Released: December 2011 Toccata Classics TOCC 0113 5060113441133
Producer: Simon Lord   Engineer: Graeme Taylor
In association with the Havergal Brian Society