Author Topic: Derek Bourgeois  (Read 5273 times)

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Offline Scion7

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Re: Derek Bourgeois [1941-2017]
« Reply #20 on: September 09, 2017, 04:35:51 PM »
But after No. 7, none of his next 109 symphonies were performed for orchestra (in his life time). 

Yes, I am updating the works list I posted and just saw that enormous output.
There's no way quality could be maintained - he was not a GREAT composer - he was an off/on good one, from what I've listened to today, so far.  He wasn't Haydn, after all, composing symphonies over the stretch of his life.  Those later grinding-it-out symphonies were all composed over only 14 years.
Nobody's that inspired!
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