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Walton - Music From The Olivier Films - Henry V / Plummer, Marriner, Asmf


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8892   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giles FarnabyAnonymousJoseph CanteloubeSir William Walton
Performer:  Christopher PlummerIan WatsonCelia Nicklin
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsWestminster Cathedral ChoirAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 14,15 May 1990 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Peter Newble (Assistant) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 14,15 May 1990 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Peter Newble (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rosa solis by Giles Farnaby
Performer:  Christopher Plummer (Voice), Ian Watson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  St. Judes Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2.
Watkins ale by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Plummer (Voice), Ian Watson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1580; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  St. Judes Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
Chants d'Auvergne: c. Obal, din lou Limouzi by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Ian Watson (Harpsichord), Christopher Plummer (Voice), Celia Nicklin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  St. Judes Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4.
Henry V: A Shakespearean Scenario by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Christopher Plummer (Spoken Vocals), Ian Watson (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Westminster Cathedral Choir,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  St. Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 
Length: 60 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Palmer. 

Sound Samples

Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): I. Prologue
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): II. Interlude: At the Boar's Head
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): III. Embarkation
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): IV. Interlude: Touch her Soft Lips and Part
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): V(i). Harfleur
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): V(ii). The Night Watch
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): V. Upon the King
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): VI. Agincourt
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): VII. Interlude: At the French Court
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): VIII. Epilogue
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): Appendix 1: Rosa Solis [by G. Farnaby]
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): Appendix 1: Watkin's Ale [from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book]
Henry V (adapted by Christopher Palmer): Appendix 2: Obal, dinlou Limouzi [by J. Canteloube]

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