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Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony

CDA67971 (2 discs)


Playing time: 54'07"/60'41" - TT 114'48"
Tracks: 4 + 3
Booklet pages: 32
© 2011 Hyperion Records Ltd
Reviewer: Robert Anderson
Review of Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony published on 20 December 2011

Listen: Havergal Brian: Te Deum laudamus (Gothic Symphony) (CD1 track 4, 4:20-5:25)

Susan Gritton, soprano
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
Peter Auty, tenor
Alastair Miles, bass
David Goode, organ
The Bach Choir
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Brighton Festival Chorus
CBSO Youth Chorus
Cor Caerdydd
Eltham College Boys' Choir
Huddersfield Choral Society
London Symphony Chorus
Southend Boys' and Girls' Choirs
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

Havergal Brian (1876-1972):

Symphony No 1 in D minor 'The Gothic' (1919-27)


Part 1
1 Allegro assai
2 Lento espressivo e solenne
3 Vivace

Part 2
4 Te Deum laudamus: Allegro moderato


1 Iudex crederis esse venturus: Adagio molto solenne e religioso
2 Te ergo, quaesumus: Moderato e molto sostenuto

3 applause


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