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Walton: Richard III, Macbeth / Marriner, Gielgud, ASMF


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8841   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  John GielgudIan Watson
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 8-11 November 1989 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (assistant) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 8-11 November 1989 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Lee (assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Major Barbara "A Shavian Sequence for Orchestra" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1989 
Venue:  St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Palmer. 
2.
Richard III by Sir William Walton
Performer:  John Gielgud (Spoken Vocals), Ian Watson (Harpsichord), Ian Watson (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1983 
Venue:  St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London 
Length: 43 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Palmer. 
3.
Macbeth: Fanfare and March by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1989 
Venue:  St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Palmer. 

Sound Samples

Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): I. Prelude
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): II. Coronation: Fanfare and Homage Music - Fanfare and Processional - Sound Drums and Trumpets - Recessional
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): III. Monologue: Now is the winter of our discontent
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): IV. The Wooing
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): V. The Prince of Wales
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): VI. Elegy
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): VII. The Princes in the Tower
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): VIII. Nightmare
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): IX. Bosworth Field
Richard III - A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. by C. Palmer): X. Death of Richard and Finale
Macbeth (arr. by C. Palmer): Macbeth: Fanfare and March (arr. by C. Palmer)
Major Barbara (arr. C. Palmer): I. Titles
Major Barbara (arr. C. Palmer): II. Undershaft's factory and his garden suburb
Major Barbara (arr. C. Palmer): III. Love-scene
Major Barbara (arr. C. Palmer): IV. End Titles and Play-out

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