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BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
For some years the Third Symphony was a repertory piece, at least on BBC programmes, but it fell out of favour in the late 1950s. Commentators have noticed a certain Sibelian cut to its opening... — More…
Lynne Dawson (soprano), Della Jones (contralto), Stephen Roberts (bass)
BBC National Chorus & Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
The Ninth (1973) is Rubbra's most visionary utterance, and its stature has so far gone unrecognised.
(This is its only recording.) Its subtitle, Sinfoniasacra, gives a good idea of its character.... — More…