Havergal Brian

Composer. Born 29 January 1876. Died 28 November 1972
Havergal Brian
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1876-01-29
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Havergal Brian

Havergal Brian Biography (Wikipedia)

Havergal Brian (born William Brian; 29 January 1876 – 28 November 1972) was a British classical composer.

Brian was extremely prolific, his body of work including thirty two symphonies, many of them extremely long and ambitious works for massive orchestral forces. Stylistically, he wrote in a late romantic idiom, exhibiting the influence of Gustav Mahler in his ambitious orchestration and progressive tonality.

Brian enjoyed a period of significant popularity earlier in his career and rediscovery in the 1950s, though his music fell out of favour and since the 1970s he is very rarely studied and performed. Still, he continued to be extremely productive late into his career, composing large works even into his nineties, many of which remain unperformed. Today, he is often remembered for his First Symphony which calls for the largest orchestral force demanded by any conventionally structured concert work.

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Symphony No 11 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 11 (1st mvt)
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The Tinker's Wedding: Comedy Overture No. 2
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The Tinker's Wedding: Comedy Overture No. 2
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The vision of Cleopatra (conclusion)
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The vision of Cleopatra (conclusion)
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Symphony No 3 in C sharp minor (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 in C sharp minor (3rd mvt)
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Symphonic Variations on "Has anybody here seen Kelly?"
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Symphonic Variations on "Has anybody here seen Kelly?"
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Vivace (3rd movement) from Symphony no. 1 in D minor (Gothic)
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Vivace (3rd movement) from Symphony no. 1 in D minor (Gothic)
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The Tinker's Wedding
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The Tinker's Wedding
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Symphony No. 6 "Sinfonia Tragica" (Be in the Audience)
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Symphony No. 6 "Sinfonia Tragica" (Be in the Audience)
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Characteristic March from English suite no.1, Op.12
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Characteristic March from English suite no.1, Op.12

Characteristic March from English suite no.1, Op.12

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Minuet; Entrance of Princess Turandot and her Retinue (from Turandot)
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Minuet; Entrance of Princess Turandot and her Retinue (from Turandot)
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English suite no. 5 (Rustic scenes)
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English suite no. 5 (Rustic scenes)
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Havergal Brian English Suite No 3
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Havergal Brian English Suite No 3
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Burlesque variations and overture on an original theme Op.2
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Burlesque variations and overture on an original theme Op.2
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Allegro Assai from the Gothic Symphony
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Allegro Assai from the Gothic Symphony
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Symphony no. 3 in C sharp minor: 3rd movement; Allegro vivace
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Symphony no. 3 in C sharp minor: 3rd movement; Allegro vivace
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Symphony no. 5 (Wine of Summer)
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Symphony no. 5 (Wine of Summer)
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Legend for violin and piano
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Legend for violin and piano
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Interlude from English Suite No 1 Op 12
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Interlude from English Suite No 1 Op 12
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English Suite No 1 Op 12 first movement – Characteristic March
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English Suite No 1 Op 12 first movement – Characteristic March
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The Jolly miller - comedy overture
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The Jolly miller - comedy overture
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Symphony No.1 in D minor "The Gothic"
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Symphony No.1 in D minor "The Gothic"
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Fantastic Variations on an Old Rhyme (1907)- Variations 1-3
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Fantastic Variations on an Old Rhyme (1907)- Variations 1-3
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Turandot - suite
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Turandot - suite
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Symphony No 1 in D minor "The Gothic" (end of the symphony)
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Symphony No 1 in D minor "The Gothic" (end of the symphony)
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'Preludio Tragico' from The Cenci
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'Preludio Tragico' from The Cenci
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The Tigers from Symphonic Variations on 'Has anybody here seen Kelly?'
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The Tigers from Symphonic Variations on 'Has anybody here seen Kelly?'
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Ancient Village (from English Suite No 3)
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Ancient Village (from English Suite No 3)
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Symphony no 2 (Allegro Assai)
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Symphony no 2 (Allegro Assai)
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Gothic Symphony (beginning of movement V: Judex: Adagio molto e religioso)
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Gothic Symphony (beginning of movement V: Judex: Adagio molto e religioso)
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Symphony no. 11
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Symphony no. 11
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Symphony no.1 'Gothic': Judex (extract)
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Symphony no.1 'Gothic': Judex (extract)
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Psalm 23 op.9
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Psalm 23 op.9
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Village Revels from English suite No.5, Rustic Scenes (1953)
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Village Revels from English suite No.5, Rustic Scenes (1953)
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English Suite no.5, Rustic Scenes: iv) Village Revels
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English Suite no.5, Rustic Scenes: iv) Village Revels
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