Kenneth Woods records Matthew Taylor’s Fourth & Fifth Symphonies for Nimbus Alliance.

Two impressive recent half-hour Symphonies from London-born (in 1964) Matthew Taylor. The Fourth (2015-16, for large orchestra), in memoriam John McCabe and dedicated to his widow Monica, has three movements played without a break. It opens brightly shining and pulsating, a surge of energy that subsides to beguiling expression and detailing that between them recall … Continue reading Kenneth Woods records Matthew Taylor’s Fourth & Fifth Symphonies for Nimbus Alliance.