Jacob

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COMPOSERS: Jacob
LABELS: Classico
WORKS: Symphony No. 2 in C; A Little Symphony; A Festival Overture
PERFORMER: Munich SO/Douglas Bostock
CATALOGUE NO: CLASSCD 204
Gordon Jacob (1895-1984) was an immensely skilful composer and in these two symphonic works not a note sounds out of place. But the performances seem somewhat routine, and are not helped by the opaque recorded sound. The lively overture fares best. Terry Barfoot

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