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Walton: Violin Sonata, Piano Quartet, Etc / Ainsley, Et Al


Release Date: 10/08/2002 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67340   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  Marianne ThorsenIan BrownPaul WatkinsLawrence Power,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'The whole thing's a delight' (BBC Radio 3, 'CD Review') 'Planned with characteristic imagination and generosity' (BBC Music Magazine) 'Finely played ... [An] excellent Hyperion issue' (Gramophone) 'a first-class account and beautifully recorded ... this is a recommendable issue' (International Record Review) 'Everything is performed with the Nash Ensemble's expected care and understanding' (The Irish Times) 'this superb Hyperion disc will have great appeal both for the general collector and the Walton specialist' (musicweb.uk.net) 'The whole thing's a delight' (BBC Radio 3, 'CD Review') 'Planned with characteristic imagination and generosity' (BBC Music Magazine) 'Finely played ... [An] excellent Hyperion issue' (Gramophone) 'a first-class account and beautifully recorded ... this is a recommendable issue' (International Record Review) 'Everything is performed with the Nash Ensemble's expected care and understanding' (The Irish Times) 'this superb Hyperion disc will have great appeal both for the general collector and the Walton specialist' (musicweb.uk.net) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Marianne Thorsen (Violin), Ian Brown (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2.
Passacaglia for Cello solo by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Paul Watkins (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979-1980; England 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Piano and Strings by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Ian Brown (Piano), Lawrence Power (Viola), Paul Watkins (Cello),
Marianne Thorsen (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 29 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: England (1919 - 1921). 
4.
Anon in Love by Sir William Walton
Performer:  John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Craig Ogden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; England 
Date of Recording: 03/20/2002 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Façade: Suite no 1 - Waltz by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Ian Brown (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1926; England 
Date of Recording: 02/2002 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sir William Walton (by 1928) 

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