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Title: Walton The Collector's Edition
Otros títulos: William Walton The Collector's Edition
Coronation Marches : Johannesburg Festival Overture : Capriccio burlesco : 'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue : The Battle of Britain : Variations on a Theme by Hindemith
Walton Edición Coleccionista
William Walton Walton Edición Coleccionista
Marchas Coronación : Obertura Festival Johannesburgo : Capriccio burlesco : 'Spitfire' Preludio y Fuga : La Batalla de Inglaterra : Variaciones sobre un tema de Hindemith
Intérprete/ Colaborador: William Walton; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Adrian Boult; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Groves; Carls Davis; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Vernon Handley
Código CDU: Wal.03
Forma Musical: Orchestral Music
Abstract: Occupying an important historical position between his better-known colleagues Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten, William Walton is seen by many as the first modern British composer to approach the brilliance and vitality which characterized English music during Handel's day. Born in northwest England during the first years of the twentieth century, Walton was the son of a choirmaster, and appropriately, served as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral at Oxford from 1912 to 1918. Studies at the university itself proved unsatisfying, and William left Oxford without a degree in 1920, relying instead upon the patronage of the Sitwell family, who had befriended the young composer. Through the influence of this affluent and well-known family, Walton was able to break into the London music scene, and by 1922 his chamber piece Façade had achieved some popularity with the concert-going public. A performance of his comic overture Portsmouth Point in Zurich in 1926, and Paul Hinde ...


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1. Coronation March (1937) Crown Imperial.wav 8:35 86.66Mb WAV audio wav
2. Coronation March (1953) Orb and Sceptre.wav 6:50 69.01Mb WAV audio wav
3. Johannesburg Festival Overture.wav 7:16 73.29Mb WAV audio wav
4. Capriccio burlesco.wav 7:20 74.00Mb WAV audio wav
5. ‘Spitfire’ Prelude and Fugue - Prelude.mp3 3:27 4.741Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. ‘Spitfire’ Prelude and Fugue - Fugue.mp3 3:59 5.457Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. The Battle o ... ic (Battle in the Air).mp3 6:22 8.733Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. The Battle o ... ch and Siegfried Music.mp3 6:10 8.462Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. al 19. Variations on a Theme by Hindemith.wav 23:25 236.3Mb WAV audio wav
‘Spitfire’ Prelude and Fugue - Completo.wav 7:24 74.64Mb WAV audio wav
The Battle of Britain - Completo.wav 12:30 126.1Mb WAV audio wav

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