Thomas Hyde: Symphony, Op. 20 - RES10302

Thomas Hyde: Symphony, Op. 20

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Total playing time [19:30]

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Geoffrey Paterson (conductor)

Contemporary British composer Thomas Hyde's first foray into the Symphony genre receives its premiere in this live recording of the Symphony's first performance by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with conductor Geoffrey Paterson.

Premiered in Glasgow’s City Halls and broadcast on BBC Radio 3, this EP length work highlights an exciting and original voice in the contemporary music scene.

Hyde expertly demonstrates his ability to navigate deftly between the demands of tradition and the freedom of personal expression in this impressive statement of what the Symphony can be in the 21st century.

Album Booklet (PDF)

Tracklist

Symphony, Op. 20
1. Aborted Anacrusis –
2. Obstructio –
3. Lento –
4. Allegro delicato –
5. Con calma –
6. Vigoroso e feroce –
7. Temps suspendu –
8. Molto tranquillo – Svegliato –
9. Avanti! –
10. Espansiva (volante!)

'Hyde goes his own way with regards to form, creates a thrilling orchestral soundworld and spins an engaging musical narrative in the process. There’s much to enjoy in this live premiere recording.'

- BBC Music Magazine

'Hyde goes his own way with regards to form, creates a thrilling orchestral soundworld and spins an engaging musical narrative in the process. There’s much to enjoy in this live premiere recording.'
BBC Music Magazine

Credits
© 2022 Resonus Limited
Ⓟ 2022 Resonus Limited
Catalogue No. RES10288
Executive producer: Adam Binks
EAN: 5060262793329
Cover image: Peter Lanyon, Offshore, 1959 © Sheila Lanyon. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Birmingham Museums Trust
Release date: 20 May 2022