1 CD / Chandos Records / 2007-09-11Works: William Walton: Henry V, a Musical Scenario after Shakespeare, for narrators & orchestra (arr. by C. Palmer); Giles Farnaby: Rosa Solis for keyboard; Anonymous, English: Watkin's Ale, song; Joseph Ca...
Performers: Nicklin, Celia; Watson, Ian
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Westminster Cathedral Choir
Stellar performance of this comprehensive representation of Walton's great film score, including noted Shakespearean actor Christopher Plummer who imparts presence and authority as speaker Available...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) Import / 1998-06-23Works: William Walton: Henry V, a Musical Scenario after Shakespeare, for narrators & orchestra (arr. by C. Palmer)
Conductors: Penny, Andrew
Ensemble: Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra
Walton collaborated on this, his first of three Shakespeare film scores, with Sir Laurence Olivier. In this recording, the music is put in context by...continue...