Symphony 29
in E flat, 1967

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

Adagio - Allegro  7:32 [a]  6:34 [b]
II  Lento cantabile sempre  4:15 [a]  3:07 [b]
III  Allegretto grazioso  3:45 [a]  3:22 [b]
IV  Adagio - Allegro molto - Adagio  4:06 [a]  4:37 [b]
(17
-20)

[a] Smith  [b] Fredman

United Music Publishers Limited

 

Reading

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

 

Performances

January 1976 [private playthrough] . Edinburgh
Monday Night Orchestra, conductor Alasdair Mitchell

17 November 1976 [first public performance] (also rec by BBC Radio Stoke) . Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
North Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Smith

22 December 1978 [first professional performance] (recording)/12 March 1979 (BBC Radio 3 broadcast)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Myer Fredman
Recording Brian with the Philharmonia - Rodney Stephen Newton


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