Josephs: Symphony No. 5, Requiem
ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MEASHAM DAWE ADELAIDE STRING QUARTET ADELAIDE CHORUS, DAVID MEASHAM
These works by composer Wilfred Josephs are available here for the first time on CD on this 2-disc set. The pieces included on this recording are Symphony No. 5 ‘Pastoral’, Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, and Requiem Op. 39. Regarded as one of the composer’s most influential works, Requiem Op 39 was composed in memory of the Jews who died during the Holocaust. It won the first International Composition Competition of La Scala and the City of Milan. This recording was made in the presence of the composer.