1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2006-04-06Works: Robert Simpson: Symphony no 3; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Performers: Humphreys, Sydney; Keenlyside, Raymond; Major, Margaret; Simpson, Derek; Walton, Bernard
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha;
Ensemble: Aeolian String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra
A powerful and original symphonist, Simpson was born in 1921 and died in 1997. He worked as Senior Producer at the BBC for 28 years...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 1994-12-01Works: Robert Simpson: Symphony no 3; Symphony no 5
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
"The symphonies are gritty, serious and deeply satisfying works of art. They are magnificently performed with exuberance and commitment by Hadley and the Royal Philharmonic...continue...