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William Walton: Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre; Violin Concerto; Belshazzar's Feast / Thomas Allen, barition Kyung-Wha Chung, violin (live, Royal Festival Hall, 1982) [DVD]

Album Summary

>Walton, William : Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre"
>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin in B minor
>Walton, William : Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Sir William Walton (1902-83) is of one of Britain's best-loved and most important 20th c. composers. His work covers several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. Recorded live at London's Royal Festival Hall, in Walton's presence, the London Concert features three of Walton's most famous works: Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in B minor and Belshazzar's Feast. André Previn conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra. Korean violinist Kyung-Wha Chung and one of the best lyric baritones of the late 20th c., Thomas Allen, also feature.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 86 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French



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Works Details

>Walton, William : Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre"
  • Conductor: André Previn
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1952-1953
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Walton, William : Concerto for Violin in B minor
  • Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1938-1939
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Walton, William : Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra
  • Performer: Thomas Hampson
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1931-1957
  • Studio/Live: Live