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Simpson: Symphonies No 6 & 7 / Vernon Handley, Liverpool Po


Release Date: 04/19/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66280   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Simpson
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Surely about the most imposing symphonic cycle in progress by any living composer ... the involvement and sweep of the performances are thrilling' (The Independent) 'The Sixth is a work of immense power, and if the Seventh is a more cryptic statement this recording certainly brings it into clearer focus than before' (Gramophone) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE 'Surely about the most imposing symphonic cycle in progress by any living composer ... the involvement and sweep of the performances are thrilling' (The Independent) 'The Sixth is a work of immense power, and if the Seventh is a more cryptic statement this recording certainly brings it into clearer focus than before' (Gramophone) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 6 by Robert Simpson
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 7 by Robert Simpson
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England 
Length: 28 Minutes 2 Secs. 

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