RELEASED TODAY, October 7: Martyn Brabbins & the BBC Symphony Orchestra record Vaughan Williams’s Sixth & Eighth Symphonies for Hyperion.

Originally published on September 15 This Covid-interrupted cycle resumes with the Sixth Symphony, launched like a coiled spring, tremendous energy, by Martyn Brabbins and the BBCSO, at once raging and striding, yet musically poised and precisely/vividly detailed, this post-World War II Symphony (the 1948 premiere conducted by Boult and recorded by him three times) really … Continue reading RELEASED TODAY, October 7: Martyn Brabbins & the BBC Symphony Orchestra record Vaughan Williams’s Sixth & Eighth Symphonies for Hyperion.