Symphony 26
1966

3 flutes (1 also piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (1 also contra), 4 horns , 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, euphonium, timpani, cymbals, bass drum, 3 side drums, tambourine, triangle, wood-block, xylophone, glockenspiel, harp, strings

Allegro risoluto  6:40 [a]
II  Allegro moderato e grazioso - Giocoso - Allegro assai  9:39 [a]
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[a] Handley

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Reading

The symphonies of Havergal Brian - Malcolm MacDonald / volume 2 chapter 19 - see bibliography

 

Performances

13 May 1976 [first performance] . St Mark's Church, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, UK / 5 September 1976 [BBC Radio Stoke broadcast]
North Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Smith

5 October 1976 [first professional performance] / live BBC Radio 3 broadcast . invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley


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