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Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony - Alastair Miles (bass); Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano); David Goode (organ); Peter Auty (tenor); Susan Gritton (soprano);...
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in D minor for soloists, chorus, brass bands & orchestra, "The Gothic"
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For many listeners, British composer Havergal Brian is almost exclusively identified with his Symphony No. 1 in D minor, "The Gothic" (1919-1927), a Guinness record holder for its extraordinary length and breathtaking scale, and the most controversial of his 31 symphonies. Considering the enormity of the work and the difficulty of mounting performances, even under the best circumstances, there are precious few recordings available, so the appearance of any at all is news for devotees of this mammoth work. Martyn Brabbins' ...

Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony 2011, Hyperion

UPC: 034571179711