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Walton: Facade / Hickox, Walton, Baker, London Sinfonia


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8869   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  Lady Susana WaltonRichard Baker
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 19-21 March 1990 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (assistant) Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 19-21 March 1990 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Façade by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Lady Susana Walton (Spoken Vocals), Richard Baker (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921-1922; England 
2.
Façade: Suite no 2 by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Richard Baker (Spoken Vocals), Lady Susana Walton (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1938; England 

Sound Samples

Facade 1: Fanfare
Facade 1: I. Hornpipe
Facade 1: II. En Famille
Facade 1: III. Mariner Man
Facade 1: IV. Long Steel Grass
Facade 1: V. Through Gilded Trellises
Facade 1: VI. Tango-Pasadoble
Facade 1: VII. Lullaby for Jumbo
Facade 1: VIII. Black Mrs Behemoth
Facade 1: IX. Tarantella
Facade 1: X. A Man from a Far Countree
Facade 1: XI. By the Lake
Facade 1: XII. Country Dance
Facade 1: XIII. Polka
Facade 1: XIV. Four in the Morning
Facade 1: XV. Something Lies Beyond the Scene
Facade 1: XVI. Valse
Facade 1: XVII. Jodelling Song
Facade 1: XVIII. Scotch Rhapsody
Facade 1: XIX. Popular Song
Facade 1: XX. Fox-Trot Old Sir Faulk
Facade 1: XXI. Sir Beelzebub
Facade 2: I. Came the Great Popinjay
Facade 2: II. Aubade
Facade 2: III. March
Facade 2: IV. Madam Mouse Trots
Facade 2: V. The Octogenarian
Facade 2: VI. Gardener Janus Catches a Naiad
Facade 2: VII. Water Party
Facade 2: VIII. Said King Pompey

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