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This is a collation of YouTube videos of discontinued recordings and broadcast recordings uploaded by music enthusiasts. Audio quality is poor and the video of little value but it includes some interesting material.

Category: Symphonies · Other Orchestral Music · Music for Brass Band · Talks


Symphony No. 3

London Symphony Orchestra / Jascha Horenstein with Robert Simpson
Rehearsal of 2nd Movement
May 1966
YouTube


Symphony No. 3

Allegro ma non troppo
Adagio

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Groves
Proms premiere
21st August 1967
YouTube: Allegro ma non troppo / Adagio


Symphony No. 3

London Symphony Orchestra / Jascha Horenstein
Studio recording
1970
YouTube


Symphony No. 3

Allegro ma non troppo
Adagio

Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra / Ainslee Cox
American premiere
8th December 1974
YouTube: Allegro ma non troppo / Adagio


Symphony No. 6

London Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Groves
Premiere
YouTube


Symphony No. 7

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Brian Wright
Premiere
1984
YouTube


Symphony No. 8

Royal Danish Orchestra / Jerzy Semkow
Premiere
YouTube


Piano Concerto

John Ogdon, piano;
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Constantin Silvestri
Live broadcast from the Colston Hall, Bristol, 20 September 1968
(starts 35'20" in)
20th September 1968
YouTube


Piano Concerto

Piers Lane, piano
BBC Concert Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Live performance at the London Proms
6th August 1998
YouTube


Flute Concerto

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

Susan Milan, City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox
BBC broadcast
Premiere
12th June 1992
YouTube: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3


Violoncello Concerto

Part 1
Part2

Raphael Wallfisch, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Premiere
19th June 1992
YouTube: Part 1 / Part2


Energy – symphonic study

GUS (Footwear) Band / Stanley Boddington
World Brass Band Championship
1971
YouTube


Energy – symphonic study

Staffordshire Band (C.I.Group Band) / Mike West
at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
Royal Albert Hall
5th October 1991
YouTube


Energy – symphonic study

Flowers Band / Paul Holland
Winning performance, Butlins Mineworkers Championships
19th January 2014
YouTube


Energy – symphonic study

Amsterdam Brass / Pierre Volders
Kunstgreep theatre, Oostzaan
21st February 2016
YouTube


Volcano – symphonic study

Birmingham School of Music / Roy Curran
Premiere
October 1979
YouTube


Simpson on Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ scoring

Robert Simpson introduces a 1968 broadcast of the ‘Eroica’ Symphony which he conducted in its original scoring
1968
YouTube


Simpson on Nielsen’s 5th Symphony (1st movt.)

Robert Simpson speaks on Nielsen’s 5th symphony, with samples performed by the New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein
YouTube


Simpson on Carl Nielsen’s 4th Symphony

Robert Simpson discusses Carl Nielsen’s 4th Symphony with musical extracts from Ole Schmidt and the London Symphony Orchestra, from the Complete Nielsen Symphonies box set from Unicorn
YouTube


Simpson on Anton Bruckner

Robert Simpson talks about Bruckner – an archive item from the 1970s
YouTube