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Track(s) taken from CDA66299

Symphony No 9, illustrated talk by the composer


Robert Simpson (narrator), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor)
Recording details: February 1988
Poole Arts Centre, United Kingdom
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Mike Hatch
Release date: January 1988
Total duration: 17 minutes 58 seconds

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Robert Simpson (narrator), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor)


'As hypnotic as the star-filled night sky … so utterly absorbing is this symphony that I have hardly given a thought to the performance or the recording … which is surely the best possible tribute to all concerned' (Gramophone)

'Awesome' (The Independent)

'A most powerful experience: concentrated, awesome, and as mysterious as some astronomical phenomenon. Played superbly, and no less superbly recorded' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

Other albums featuring this work

Simpson: The Complete Symphonies
CDS44191/7Boxed set (at a special price) — Download only
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