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Natural Habitats?

Orchestral music
by Alan Hovhaness -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... the whole team under Stewart Robertson gives of their best ...'

American Classics - Alan Hovhaness: Guitar Concerto No 2. © 2008 Naxos Rights International Ltd

A mere glance at the opus numbers of these works inspires me with both amazement and incredulity. Alan Hovhaness was born in 1911, and to have reached Op 411 and a sixty-third symphony by 1988 suggests almost machine-like industry. How has it been done?..

Copyright © 20 June 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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ALAN HOVHANESS: GUITAR CONCERTO NO 2

ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

NAXOS

GUITAR MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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