This is a list of available recordings. Discontinued recordings may sometimes be found online. Other media links are provided where known.

Label: Chandos Records · Divine Art · Dunelm Records · Hyperion · Lyrita · NMC Recordings · Somm · Warner Classics · Discontinued

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Chandos Records

CHAN 6573

Fanfare – British Music for Symphonic Brass Ensemble

The Locke Brass Consort, James Stobart conductor

With other music for brass band by Bliss, Brian, Benjamin, Elgar, Walton, Tippett, Rubbra and Jacob.
This CD was previously released as RSA Red Seal LP RL 25081.

Recorded: 1977   Released: July 2003
EAN: 0095115657324   Chandos Records CHAN 6573   CD ADD


CHAN 4547

Brass from the Master – Volume 1

The Williams Fairey Band, James Gourlay conductor

With other music for brass band by Jenkins, Alwyn, Rubbra, Elgar and Vaughan Williams.

Recorded: 15–16 February 1997   Released: August 1997
EAN: 0095115454725   Chandos Records CHAN 4547   CD DDD


CHAN 4522

Black Dyke Mills Band plays Volcano

The Black Dyke Mills Band, Major Peter Parkes conductor

Recorded live in the Royal Albert Hall, with other music for brass band by Vinter, Huber, Gregson and Calvert.

Recorded: 1979
EAN: 0095115452226   Chandos Records CHAN 4522   CD ADD


Divine Art

DDA 25167

Concertos for Flute

Susan Milan, flute; Prague Symphony Orchestra

With other works by Richard Rodney Bennett and Carl Davis. This is not yet released.

Recorded: January 2018
Divine Art DDA 25167   CD DDD


Dunelm Records

DRD 0037

Kensington Symphony Orchestra

Kensington Symphonic Brass, Russell Keable conductor

Live recording, with other works by William Walton & Shostakovich

Recorded: 1995
Dunelm Records DRD 0037   CD DDD


DRD 0254

Music for Brass and Percussion – 2

Kensington Symphonic Brass, Russell Keable conductor

Live recording, with other works by Arvo Pärt, Gabrieli, Purcell, Mussorgsky, Elgar Howarth.

Recorded: 31 March 1995
Dunelm Records DRD 0254   CD

Review by Tim Perry (MusicWeb International, June 2006)


DRD 0017

Malvern Festival Piano Recital

Raymond Clarke, piano

Live recording, Malvern Festival 1993, with Taylor’s 4 Bagatelles and Beethoven’s Op.111 that inspired Simpson to compose for Clarke

Recorded: 5 June 1993
Dunelm Records DRD 0017   CD DDD


Hyperion

CDS44191-7

Robert Simpson: The Complete Symphonies

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor; City of London Sinfonia, Matthew Taylor conductor

Recorded: 1987-2003   Released: October 2006
EAN: 0034571141916   Hyperion CDS44191-7   Boxed set, 7 CDs

Review by Martin Anderson (Fanfare Magazine, Nov/Dec 2004)
Review by Paul Ingram (Fanfare Magazine, Jan/Feb 2005)
Review by Rob Barnett (MusicWeb International, September 2006)
Review by Paul James (Paul James’ Modern Music Review)
Review by Pliable (On An Overgrown Path, October 2006)


CDA66890

Symphonies Nos 1 & 8

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor

Recorded: July 1996   Released: November 1996
EAN: 0034571168906   Hyperion CDA66890   CD DDD

Review by Martin Anderson (Fanfare Magazine)


CDA66505

Symphonies Nos 2 & 4

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor

Recorded: July 1992   Released: October 1992
EAN: 0034571165059   Hyperion CDA66505   CD DDD

Review by Karl W. Nehring (The $ensible Sound)
Review by David Fanning (Gramophone, December 1992)
Review by Steve Schwartz (Classical Net, 2003)


CDA66728

Symphonies Nos 3 & 5

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor

Recorded: May 1994   Released: March 1994
EAN: 0034571167282   Hyperion CDA66728   CD DDD

Review by Martin Anderson (Fanfare Magazine)
Review by Karl W. Nehring (The $ensible Sound)


CDA66280

Symphonies Nos 6 & 7

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor

Recorded: September 1987   Released: April 1988
EAN: 0034571162805   Hyperion CDA66280   CD DDD

Review by Karl W. Nehring (The $ensible Sound)


CDA66299

Symphony No 9

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley conductor

The final track is an illustrated talk on the work by the composer

Recorded: February 1988
EAN: 0034571162997   Hyperion CDA66299   CD DDD

Review by Karl W. Nehring (The $ensible Sound)
Review by David Fanning (Gramophone, December 1988)


CDA66510

Symphony No 10