Sir William Walton


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Noun1.Sir William Walton - English composer (1902-1983)
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There's also film music in Sir William Walton's score for Henry V, directed by and starring Laurence Olivier in the famous morale-boosting film of Shakespeare's Henry V made during World War II.
Sir William Walton's cantata, Belshazzar's Feast, took the famous Biblical story to new heights in its use of large numbers of singers and musicians.
His programme will include the march Orb and Sceptre, composed by Sir William Walton for the Queen's coronation service, and there will be other pieces evoking the spirit of the occasion, including works by Bach and Messiean.
(16.) Walton's uncut nightmare scene is left intact in Christopher Palmer's 1990 concert arrangement, Richard III: A Shakespeare Scenario; it has been recorded on Sir William Walton's Film Music, vol.
WhereToGo Don't miss La Mortella Gardens, a stunning oasis created by Susana, wife of the late British composer Sir William Walton who moved to Ischia in 1949.
It was established by Lancashire-born composer Sir William Walton, who died in 1983, and his Argentinian wife Susana, now 82, who still lives in the house on the hill.
Wing Commander Stuart Stirling will be conducting the programme, and musical highlights will include the swing classic String of Pearls; Ron Goodwin's theme from the film A Bridge Too Far, the coronation march, Crown Imperial, by Sir William Walton; and Hubert Parry's hymn Jerusalem, one of the traditional elements of the Last Night.
Sir William Walton conducted his own acclaimed work, Belshazzar's Feast, as well as appearing with Edith Sitwell as a lunchtime attraction at the Walker Gallery.
The home in exile of Sir William Walton and his young wife, Susana, the garden was literally carved out of an abandoned stone quarry.
The formerly volcanic island, just off the northern point of the Bay of Naples, was home to the British composer Sir William Walton and his wife Lady Susanna who developed the amazing tropical and water landscape garden at the Villa Mortella.
Sir Henry Wood, John Ireland, the Musical Times and even the Radio Times (in a weighty and informed review) greeted the 1935 premiere of Sir William Walton's Symphony No1 with ecstatic respect, and of the many recordings, it is Andre Previn's 1966 version with the London Symphony Orchestra that has achieved legendary status.