Lloyd, George / Albany Symphony Orchestra: Lloyd: The Symphonies Nos. 7-12

Lloyd, George / Albany Symphony Orchestra: Lloyd: The Symphonies Nos. 7-12

Lloyd, George / Albany Symphony Orchestra: Lloyd: The Symphonies Nos. 7-12

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Title: Lloyd: The Symphonies Nos. 7-12
Artist: Lloyd, George / Albany Symphony Orchestra
Label: Lyrita
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
UPC: 5020926241825
Genre: Classical Artists

Lloyd became a symphonist despite himself. When he was in his twenties he seemed destined to be a composer of operas and it is likely that, had the vicissitudes of war not intervened, he would have written music for the stage exclusively. In an article for the June 1939 issue of the Musical Monthly Record, Harry Farjeon wondered why music for Lloyd was 'not centred in the concert hall but in the theatre' and quoted the young composer as being 'interested only in opera'. There are strong traces in the symphonies of what might have been: the intensely lyrical, cantabile nature of the writing, the intermezzo-like movements, the opera buffa qualities of the finales and the feeling for the long line which runs through those supple and sweeping melodies all denote a born opera composer. In the event his operatic aspirations were cruelly cut short and it is to his courageous, life-affirming twelve symphonies that we must look to chart his development, recovery and eventual triumph.

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