PETER MAXWELL DAVIES (b.1934): Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5.
Catalogue Number: 10O012
Description: The 43-minute Fourth of 1989 uses a Classical-sized orchestra but is rich in ideas and sonorities. "The Fifth Symphony is his shortest yet, and his most accessible: it has fine tunes, powerful rhythmic impetus and grandeur of scale" - Gramophone June 1995. Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra (No. 5); Peter Maxwell Davies. Original 1991 and 1995 Collins Classics releases.