Immerse yourself in
Brian... Listen to excerpts in the
Toccata Classics and Toccata Press
From Dutton/Dutton Epoch
Recent Naxos Brian
legendary October 1966 Boult performance of the 'Gothic' symphony, in
digital mastering on the renowned
Testament label (SBT2 1454).
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The complete Hull Youth Symphony recordings are now re-mastered. The
complete piano music played by Peter Hill has been transferred from
the original LP recording, so appears to be not a true DDD remaster. Both
The text of Reginald Nettel's 1945 book on
Brian, "Ordeal by Music" is available from the
Internet Archive Universal Library as a free download
in both text-only format (somewhat difficult to read) and as an
Adobe PDF reproduction of the printed pages.
The PDF also includes the book's
three illustrations; a drawing of Brian by Frank Furnivall, the score of the end
of "The Mad Maid's Song" and a reproduction of the last letter
from Henry Wood to HB.