Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos 4 & 6

Two more symphonies in the Hallé's glorious series. No 4 takes the structure of Beethoven's 'fifth' and slams it against Vaughan Williams's newly discovered penchant for boisterous dissonance, while No 6, composed a decade later in the later 1940s, became an immediate favourite with players and audiences alike.

CDHLL7547  64 minutes 31 seconds
‘The orchestral playing cannot be faulted in terms of discipline and composure—and the recording team have struck a commendably judicious balance’ (Gramophone)