Symphony 15
in A major, 1960

Sketched February 1960, completed ?April 1960

4 flutes (1 also piccolo), 3 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 4 bassoons (1 also contra), 6 horns , 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, euphonium, timpani, tambourine, triangle, castanets, bass drum, 3 side drums, cymbals, susp cymbal, xylophone, glockenspiel, 2 harps, celesta, strings

in one movement  
(21
)

United Music Publishers

 

Article

Introduction - Malcolm MacDonald

 

Reading

The symphonies of Havergal Brian - Malcolm MacDonald / volume 2 chapter 15 - see bibliography

 

Performance

23 June 1976 [first performance] (recording)/ 14 May 1978 (BBC Radio 3 broadcast)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stanley Pope  [20:13]

 

Commercial recording

1997 [release 2 February 2000] . National Concert Hall, Dublin / Marco Polo
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conductor Anthony Rowe  [22:49]
see also Discography
Review - Malcolm MacDonald


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