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At The Haunted End Of The Day: Tony Palmer's Film About William Walton [DVD]

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Few composers have been more loved in their lifetime than William Walton. His capacity to astonish and profoundly move us remains undiminished. This Italia prize-winning film includes the only full-length interview ever recorded with Walton. It includes contributions from Laurence Olivier, Sacheverell Sitwell and Lady Susana Walton. Specially performed extracts of his music are conducted by Simon Rattle in his first substantial contribution to television when he was in his early 20s, with Simon Preston, Julian Bream, Yvonne Kenny, Yehudi Menuhin, Iona Brown, John Shirley-Quirk, Elgar Howarth & Ralph Kirshbaum, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford & Los Paraguayos.

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Run Time: 99 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, B&W
Sound Format(s): Digital Stereo,



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>Walton, William : Various Works
  • Performers: Ralph Kirshbaum; Yehudi Menuhin; John Shirley-Quirk; Yvonne Kenny; Carmen de Sautoy; Iona Brown; Julian Bream
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern