Symphony 30

In B flat minor, 2 movements, 1967†, 15:30

Completed 13 November 1967

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

I Lento
II Passacaglia

United Music Publishing Limited

Timings

Newstone 1976Friend 1989Lai 2008Brabbins 2010
I Lento6:597:357:066:09
II Passacaglia8:109:5810:148:45
Total15:0917:3317:2014:54

Articles

In the mountains, there you feel free’ – David Hackbridge Johnson
Some thoughts on the thirtieth – Rodney Stephen Newton

Performances

24 September 1976 [first performance] invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
live broadcast BBC Radio 3
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Harry Newstone
March 1989 Invitation concert, BBC Maida Vale Studio 1, London
BBC Radio 3
BBC Symphony Orchestra led by Geoffrey Trabichoff, conductor Lionel Friend
4 March 2008
BBC Radio 3 in the ‘British Symphony’ series
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Jason Lai
15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Recordings

Dutton Vocalion CDLX 7267
15–16 September 2010 RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins