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Walton: Violin Concerto, Orchestral Works / Ormandy, Francescatti


Release Date: 10/15/2008 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 62749  
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  Zino Francescatti
Conductor:  Andre KostelanetzEugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicPhiladelphia OrchestraAndre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Johannesburg Festival Overture by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
2. Concerto for Violin in B minor by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1939; England 
3. Façade: Suite no 1 by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1926; England 
4. Capriccio burlesco by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; England 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 At last, I got this CD. December 8, 2013 By T. YAMASHITA See All My Reviews "The purpose that bought this CD was to get Johannesburg Festival Overture. composed by William Walton. New York Philharmonic, conduct by Andre Kostelanetz. Recorded in 1959. ( Recording year is my thinking ) At last, I got this CD. I have continued looking for this CD for 20 years. One day in 1996, I found SMK-58931 on the catalogue. But I could not buy it, because of there was no marketing channel in Japan. Actually, I had this music by an analog LP (25cm) from childhood. But I wanted this music by CD which is made from the same sound source (=take). I listened this CD, and judged that the sound source (=take) of this music is the same as the analog LP (25cm) which I have. Johannesburg Festival Overture is very good music. Fantastic! It is a very modern feeling. But it is not in a mess. Nice chord progression which does not fall into diatonic. And nice harmony. There is the part mainly using major 7th notes on the melody line. I like it! It is clear HiFi sound so as not to think with recorded in 1959. The sound source (=take) is the same old days. But it has revived as more clear HiFi sound markedly by CD, than the analog LP (25cm) which I have. It is my recommendation. My twitter ID is JA8XTL. Regards." Report Abuse
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