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Ischian Labourer

Critical failure was something Walton had long foreseen: after the war came his most difficult years as a composer, although this was tempered by his blissful self-imposed exile, with his new wife, on the Italian island of Ischia.

1 hour

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Troilus and Cressida

    Performer: Cressida: Judith Howarth Performer: Troilus: Arthur Davies Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Richard Hickox

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9370/1.
  • William Walton

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Cello: Tim Hugh Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Paul Daniel

    • NAXOS 8.554325 4-6.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No. 2

    Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Paul Daniel

    • NAXOS 8.553402.
    • 7.
  • William Walton

    Troilus and Cressida

    Performer: Act 2 Sc 1(end of) and 2 Performer: Cressida: Judith Howarth Performer: Troilus: Arthur Davies Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Richard Hickox

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9370/1.
  • William Walton

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Cello: Tim Hugh Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Paul Daniel

    • NAXOS 8.554325 4-6.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No. 2

    Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: Conductor: Paul Daniel

    • NAXOS 8.553402.
    • 7.

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