Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 5 & Scenes adapted from Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress
Vaughan Williams’s incidental music for The Pilgrim’s Progress has seldom been heard in its original guise since the 1906 premiere; yet further reason to acquire an outstanding interpretation of the composer’s Symphony No 5.
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‘Martyn Brabbins’s Vaughan Williams symphony cycle continues to go from strength to strength with this impressively cogent, self-effacing Fifth, a reading notable for its unhurried demeanour, clarity ... ‘The latest instalment in Martyn Brabbins’s RVW symphonic cycle for Hyperion brings as dedicated, articulate and lucid a reading of the great and glorious Fifth as one could hope for. The apt pairing ... BBC Music Magazine