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Walton: Portsmouth Point, Etc / Thomson, London Philharmonic


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8968   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 8-21 January 1991 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ben Connellan Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 8-21 January 1991 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ben Connellan Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Portsmouth Point by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Capriccio burlesco by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3.
The First Shoot by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936/1980; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Christopher Palmer 
4.
Comedy Overture "Scapino" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
Prelude for Orchestra "Granada" by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
6.
Prologo e Fantasia by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; Ischia, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7.
Music for Children by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 17 Minutes 16 Secs. 
8.
Music for Children : Gallop Final by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Christopher Palmer 
9.
Johannesburg Festival Overture by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Portsmouth Point
Capriccio burlesco
The First Shoot (arr. C. Palmer): I. Giocoso
The First Shoot (arr. C. Palmer): II. Andantino
The First Shoot (arr. C. Palmer): III. Tempo di Hesitation Waltz
The First Shoot (arr. C. Palmer): IV. A tempo, subito vivace
The First Shoot (arr. C. Palmer): V. Vivace
Scapino
Granada Preludes, Call Signs and End Music: Granada Prelude
Prologo e Fantasia
Johannesburg Festival Overture
Music for Children: No. 1. Andantino
Music for Children: No. 2. Vivo
Music for Children: No. 3. Adagio
Music for Children: No. 4. Gaiamente
Music for Children: No. 5. Giocoso deliberatamente
Music for Children: No. 6. Allegro
Music for Children: No. 7. Larghetto
Music for Children: No. 8. Leggiero
Music for Children: No. 9. Largo
Music for Children: No. 10. Alla marcia
Music for Children: Galop final

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