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A faery song (1)
Blake songs (2) (1)
Blake songs (5) (1)
Care-charmer sleep (1)
Cello Concerto (1)
Comedy Overture 'Doctor Merryheart' (1)
Concert Overture 'For Valour' (1)
Concerto for Orchestra (1)
Day and night (1)
Double Fugue in E flat major (1)
English Suite no.1 (1)
English Suite no.3 (1)
English Suite no.4 'Kindergarten' (1)
English Suite no.5 (1)
Fantastic Variations on an Old Rhyme (1)
Farewell (1)
Festal Dance (2)
Festival Fanfare (2)
Gretchen songs from 'Faust' (1)
Handel arrangments (2) (1)
Herrick songs (3) (1)
If I could speak (1)
Illuminations (3) (1)
In memoriam (1)
John Dowland�s fancy (1)
John Dowland’s fancy (1)
Legend (1)
Little sleeper (1)
March from Turandot (1)
Miniatures (4) (2)
Prelude, John Dowland's Fancy (1)
Prelude and Fugue in C minor (1)
Prelude and Fugue in D minor/major (1)
Psalm 23 'Rustic Scenes' (1)
Since love is dead (1)
Soliloquy upon a dead child (1)
Songs (3) for medium voice (1)
Sorrow song (1)
Symphony no.1 'Gothic' (3)
Symphony no.2 in E minor (2)
Symphony no.3 in C sharp minor (1)
Symphony no.4 'Das Siegeslied' (1)
Symphony no.5 'Wine of Summer' (1)
Symphony no.6 'Sinfonia Tragica' (2)
Symphony no.8 in B flat minor (2)
Symphony no.9 in A minor (1)
Symphony no.10 in C minor (2)
Symphony no.11 (1)
Symphony no.12 (1)
Symphony no.13 in C major (1)
Symphony no.14 in F minor (1)
Symphony no.15 (1)
Symphony no.16 (1)
Symphony no.17 (1)
Symphony no.18 (1)
Symphony no.19 in E minor (1)
Symphony no.20 in C sharp minor (1)
Symphony no.21 in E flat major (2)
Symphony no.22 'Symphonia brevis' (2)
Symphony no.23 (1)
Symphony no.24 in D major (1)
Symphony no.25 in A minor (1)
Symphony no.26 (1)
Symphony no.27 in C minor (1)
Symphony no.28 in C minor (1)
Symphony no.29 in E flat major (1)
Symphony no.30 in B flat minor (1)
Symphony no.31 (1)
Symphony no.32 (1)
Take, O, take those lips away (1)
The Jolly Miller (1)
The Tigers: Symphonic Dances (6) (1)
The Tigers (1)
The Tinker's Wedding: Comedy Overture (1)
The boys and the pastille (1)
The butterfly’s waltz (1)
The lost doll (1)
The message (1)
The mountain and the squirrel (1)
The soul of steel (1)
Venus and a bobby (1)
Violin Concerto in C major (1)
What does little birdie say (1)
When I lie ill (1)
When icicles hang by the wall (1)
When the sun goes down (1)

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

Brian acquired a legendary status at the time of his rediscovery in the 1950s and 1960s for the many symphonies he had managed to write. By the end of his life he had completed 32, an unusually large number for any composer since Haydn or Mozart. More remarkably, he completed 14 of these symphonies in his 80s, and seven more in his early 90s.

He is also notable for his creative persistence in the face of almost total neglect during the greater part of his long life. Even now, none of his works can be said to be performed with any frequency, but few composers who have fallen into neglect after an early period of success have continued to produce so many ambitious works so long after any chance of performance would seem to have gone for good.

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Recent Brian releases

Havergal Brian - Symphonies 2 & 14
Havergal Brian - Symphonies 2 & 14

£11.95

(Dutton - Epoch)

Havergal Brian - Symphonies Nos 6, 28, 29 & 31
Havergal Brian - Symphonies Nos 6, 28, 29 & 31

£8.50

(Naxos)

Sir Charles Groves: British Music
Sir Charles Groves: British Music

£62.95

(Warner)

Havergal Brian - Wine of Summer, Symphonies Nos 19 & 27
Havergal Brian - Wine of Summer, Symphonies Nos 19 & 27

£11.95

(Dutton - Epoch)

Havergal Brian - The Tigers
Havergal Brian - The Tigers

£34.50

(Testament)

Havergal Brian - The Complete Music for Piano Vol.8
Havergal Brian - The Complete Music for Piano Vol.8

£10.50

(Cameo Classics)

Havergal Brian - Symphonic Movements from The Tigers
Havergal Brian - Symphonic Movements from The Tigers

£10.95

(Heritage)

The Complete Havergal Brian Songbook Vol.2
The Complete Havergal Brian Songbook Vol.2

£12.95

(Stone Records)