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Havergal Brian and his music

Reginald Nettel

Havergal Brian and his music

by Reginald Nettel

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Published by Dobson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Brian, Havergal, 1876-1972,
    • Composers -- England -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Reginald Nettel ; with a catalogue of works by Lewis Foreman.
      SeriesThe student"s music library : historical and critical studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.B8447 N5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 223 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4953251M
      ISBN 10023477861X
      LC Control Number76381477

      As if to emphasise the peaks and troughs Brian’s music experienced in his lifetime both the recordings here of symphonies nos. 28 and 29 are world premières even though they date from More than that this recording of the no. 28 is the first performance of it since the studio broadcast conducted by Stokowski back in Due to legends surrounding Havergal Brian's prolific output and the extraordinary demands he places on performers and listeners, his music is much discussed but seldom played or heard; indeed, few labels have committed the necessary resources to promote his work, so much of his daunting oeuvre remains a subject of idle : $

      Havergal Brian (born William Brian in Dresden, Staffordshire, England 29 January – 28 November in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex) was a British classical composer. William Havergal Brian was born on 29 January into a working-class Potteries family in Dresden, Staffordshire. He gained his first musical experience in church choirs and, after leaving school at the age of 12, he was in some demand as a church organist. He learned the violin and cello, and played in local bands and orchestras.

      Havergal Brian. The neglected English composer Havergal Brian was born into a working class family at Dresden in Staffordshire on 29 January Nearly completely self-taught, he started to become known just before the beginning of the twentieth century through his choral first symphony, the notorious Gothic (), is one of the longest ever symphonic works, and did. Opus est book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This treatise focuses on the routes by which several composers, Matthijs Vermeule /5.


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Havergal Brian and his music by Reginald Nettel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Havergal Brian (born William Brian in Dresden, Staffordshire, England 29 January – 28 November in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex) was a British classical composer. Brian was extremely prolific, his body of work including 32 symphonies, many of them extremely long and ambitious works for massive orchestral tically, he wrote in a late romantic idiom, exhibiting the influence.

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nettel, Reginald, Havergal Brian and his music. London: Dobson, (OCoLC) The Havergal Brian Society exists to promote the life and works of English composer Havergal Brian (–).

Formed inthe Society operates in close collaboration with the Brian Estate and United Music Publishing Ltd and is very active in numerous fields concerned with Brian’s musical compositions and critical writings.

Havergal Brian: The Man and his Music. Dobson Books ISBN X pages this book contains a revised version of Ordeal By Music • A late harvest – Ronald Stevenson • Review of Nettel: The man and his music – David J Brown. In this second volume of selections from his journalism, the maverick English composer Havergal Brian (–) directs his enquiring mind at the music being composed in France, Germany, Italy and elsewhere while he and his British contemporaries were fighting to establish new music at home.

In this second volume of selections from his journalism, written over four decades between andthe maverick English composer Havergal Brian [] directs his enquiring mind at the music being composed in France, Germany, Italy and elsewhere, while he and his British contemporaries were fighting to establish new music at : Havergal Brian, Malcolm MacDonald.

Havergal Brian, in full William Havergal Brian, (born Jan. 29,Dresden, Staffordshire, Eng.—died Nov. 28,Shoreham, Sussex), English musician and self-taught composer.

In his youth Brian played the violin, organ, piano, and cello. His chief love, however, came to be n the ages of 20 he wrote more than songs and some dozen orchestral works, in. Havergal Brian was a unique English composer born in and lived much of his composing life in the shadows and in total obscurity.

He never achieved much attention for his music during his life. Some of his music is actually quite difficult to listen to and not difficult in a /5(21).

Symphony No. 1 in D minor, "The Gothic" () According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Gothic Symphony is the largest symphony ever written - larger even than Mahler's Eighth. Performances of his works have remained fairly rare, though the pace picked up with the formation of the Havergal Brian Society.

His most notorious work is still his Symphony No. 1, the "Gothic," which for years was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Largest Symphony.".

Get this from a library. Havergal Brian and the performance of his orchestral music: a history and source book. [Lewis Foreman]. According to Havergal Brian and His Music, by Reginald Nettel, the composer took as his subject no less than "the greatness of the universe and of man's place in it".

SA and Piano Composed by Havergal Brian. Book Only. United Music Publishing #UMP Published by United Music Publishing (). Over the course of his long life, Brian composed 32 symphonies - 8 of them while he was in his nineties. For most of his life, Brian's music was neglected and fell into obscurity, apart from two.

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Lauded for his "courage and fortitude in the face of total neglect," over the course of a creative life of 80 years -- one of the longest ever -- Havergal Brian composed big and ambitious works, including 32 symphonies and several operas, most of which went unperformed in his lifetime.

Brian heard a staggering amount of it, as well as composers from the continent. He recognized the genius of Mahler and Bruckner as soon as the early s.

On one side or the other of the edge of poverty all his life and with no substantial recognition of his music until near its end, he made his meager living as a musical journalist and copyist. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.

Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. HB: ASPECTS OF HAVERGAL BRIAN (MUSIC IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN) (MUSIC IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN) By Newsletter (havergal Brian Society) - Hardcover. William Havergal Brian was born on 29 January into a working-class Potteries family in Dresden, Staffordshire.

He gained his first musical experience in church choirs and after leaving school at the age of 12 he was in some demand as a church organist. He learned the violin and cello, and played in local bands and orchestras.

A local teacher gave him a thorough theoretical grounding, but. Havergal Brian was a unique English composer born in and lived much of his composing life in the shadows and in total obscurity.

He never achieved much attention for his music during his life. Some of his music is actually quite difficult to listen to and not difficult in a /5(25).

Havergal Brian on Music Volume Two: European and American Music in his time Edited by Malcolm MacDonald Hardback - pages – set in 11 on 12 point Baskerville Publisher: Toccata Press This book is a splendid achievement in every respect.

By turns informative, revelatory, challenging, entertaining and always backed by solid research and. H avergal Brian () wrote 32 symphonies, 14 of them in his 80s, seven in his 90s, most of them never played.

The monster "Gothic" .Havergal Brian - Geoffrey Heald-Smith / Hull Youth Symphony Orchestra - The Orchestral Works Of Havergal Brian ‎ (2xCD, Album, RE) Campion Records RR2CD /