Arnold: Complete Symphonies [box Set]
Catalog: CHAN 10853(4) X
London Symphony Orchestra; Hickox; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Gamba
Composed by: Arnold, Sir Malcolm
This 4CD box set presents the complete, award-winning cycle of Sir Malcolm Arnold’s Symphonies recorded under two of the finest conductors of their times, both exclusive to Chandos: the late Richard Hickox and Rumon Gamba, respectively conducting the LSO and the BBC Philharmonic.Among English 20th c. symphonists, Malcolm Arnold is one of the very few prolific high-profile masters of the genre – comparable to Vaughan Williams.Mr. Arnold’s depth, style and structural originality set his achievements apart from his compatriots who engaged with the symphony to any significant extent.