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Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, Symphony No 1, Etc / Willcocks


Release Date: 05/18/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2410   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  George McPheeRalph KirshbaumSherrill Milnes
Conductor:  Sir Alexander GibsonSir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National OrchestraScottish National ChorusPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in B flat minor by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1935; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1983 
Venue:  Scottish National Orchestra Center 
Length: 43 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2. Coronation Te Deum by Sir William Walton
Performer:  George McPhee (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National Chorus,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952-1953; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 9 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3. Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4. Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Cello by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1974; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1979 
Venue:  Scottish National Orchestra Center 
Length: 32 Minutes 57 Secs. 
6. Anniversary Fanfare by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7. Belshazzar's Feast by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National Chorus,  Scottish Festival Brass Bands,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1931; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1977 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 33 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1: I. Allegro assai
Symphony No. 1: II. Presto con malizia
Symphony No. 1: III. Andante con malincolia
Symphony No. 1: IV. Maestoso - Brioso ed ardentamente - Vivacissimo - Maestoso
Cello Concerto: I. Moderato
Cello Concerto: II. Allegro appassionato
Cello Concerto: III. Lento - Allegro molto
Belshazzar's Feast: Thus Spake Isaiah -
Belshazzar's Feast: If I forget thee, O Jerusalem -
Belshazzar's Feast: Babylon was a great city -
Belshazzar's Feast: Praise ye -
Belshazzar's Feast: Thus in Babylon -
Belshazzar's Feast: And in that same hour -
Belshazzar's Feast: Then sing aloud to God -
Belshazzar's Feast: The trumpeters and pipers are silent -
Belshazzar's Feast: Then sing aloud to God
Coronation Te Deum
Crown Imperial
Anniversary Fanfare
Orb and Sceptre

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