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George Walker - A Portrait


Release Date: 08/10/1995 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 136   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Walker
Performer:  Vivian TaylorEric ThomasJohn McDonaldJoyce Mathis,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul FreemanWarren WilsonDavid Effron
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraNew Philharmonic OrchestraOrchestra of St. Luke's,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Fancies (5) by George Walker
Performer:  Vivian Taylor (Piano), Eric Thomas (Clarinet), John McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974 
2. Antifonys for Chamber Orchestra by George Walker
Conductor:  Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; USA 
3. Variations for Orchestra by George Walker
Conductor:  Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
4. Cantata by George Walker
Performer:  Joyce Mathis (Soprano), Dr Walter Turnbull (Tenor)
Conductor:  Warren Wilson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Harlem Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
5. Pieces (3) for Organ by George Walker
Performer:  Mickey Thomas Terry (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1960; USA 
6. An Eastman Overture by George Walker
Conductor:  David Effron
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Philharmonia,  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 

Sound Samples

5 Fancies: Theme
5 Fancies: Variation 1
5 Fancies: Variation 2
5 Fancies: Variation 3
5 Fancies: Variation 4
5 Fancies: Variation 5
antifonys
An Eastman Overture
Variations: Introduction
Variations: Variation 1
Variations: Variation 2
Variations: Variation 3
Variations: Variation 4
Variations: Variation 5
Variations: Variation 6
Variations: Variation 7
Variations: Variation 8
Cantata: 23rd Psalm
Cantata: 4 Verses from the 24th Psalm
3 Pieces: No. 1. Elevation
3 Pieces: No. 2. Chorale, Jesu Wir Sind Hier
3 Pieces: No. 3. Invokation

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