Sorabji's second organ symphony

March 1, 2020

In September last year, I listened to a rare live performance of the entirety of Sorabji's Second Organ Symphony. This composition has been referred to as one of the weirdest works of classical music, partially because of its length - nearly nine hours. It's not the most “accessible” type of composition either - the best impression I've found is from the recorded excerpts made by David Carter. The first hit on YouTube, of the very end, doesn't do the piece many favours. ...