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Happy Prince

Once the slightly risque enfant terrible of the roaring 20's, Walton established himself as the pre-eminent British composer of the 1930's, garnering critical accaim and popular recognition. Donald Macleod plays some of the music which made his name.

1 hour

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Viola Concerto: First Movement- Andante comodo

    Performer: Viola: Nigel Kennedy Performer: Conductor: Andre Previn Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI CDC 7 49628 2.
    • 1.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's Feast

    Performer: Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk Performer: Conductor: Andre Previn Performer: London Symphony Chorus Performer: London Symphony Orchestra

    • EMI 0777 7 64723 2 4.
  • William Walton

    Escape Me Never

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor: Bernard Herrmann

    • LONDON 448 954-2.
    • 10.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No. 1

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor: Bryden Thomson

    • CHANDOS CHAN 8862.
    • 1.

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