Christopher Gunning: Symphonies 2, 10 & 12


Christopher Gunning has composed twelve symphonies, as well as concertos for the piano, violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and guitar; many of these have now been recorded. He has also composed many scores for films and television dramas, including Agatha Christie’s ‘Poirot’, La Vie en Rose, Middlemarch, Cold Lazarus, Rebecca, Under Suspicion, Firelight, The Big Battalions, Wild Africa, When the Whales Came and Porterhouse Blue. With a career spanning 50 years, he has won 4 BAFTA and 3 Ivor Novello Awards, and BASCA’s prestigious Gold Badge Award.

Christopher studied composition with Edmund Rubbra and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After a hugely successful career writing for the big and small screen he is now focussed on his classical work and releases.


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Christopher Gunning

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Kenneth Woods Conductor

Release date: 06/12/19

Catalogue Number: SIGCD593

Barcode: 635212059326

“This is fabulous stuff.” – Music Web International

“This is a charming composition” – Gramophone

“An exhilarating disc, and one which will not disappoint.” – MusicWeb International


(1) Symphony No. 10

Symphony No. 2
(2) I.
(3) II.
(4) III.

Symphony No. 12
(5) I.
(6) II.

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