Sir William Walton (composer and conductor)

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1947Henry V: Scenes from the filmLaurence Olivier, William Walton, Philharmonia Orchestra1
1963Twentieth Century Church MusicBairstow, Britten, Howells, Ireland, Orr, Tippett, Vaughan Williams, Walton; Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, George Guest1
1965Violin ConcertosSibelius, Walton; Zino Francescatti, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1
1973Walton: Violin Concerto / Stravinsky: Violin ConcertoWalton, Stravinsky; Kyung-Wha Chung, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1
1980Walton: Variations on a Theme by Hindemith, Symphony No. 1 in B flat minorSir William Walton, Vernon Handley & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra1
1985Cello ConcertosElgar, Walton; Yo‐Yo Ma, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn2
1986Belshazzar's Feast / Suite From Henry VWalton; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn1
1987Bridge: Cello Sonata / Delius: Cello Sonata / Bax: Rhapsodic Ballad / Walton: PassacagliaBridge, Delius, Bax, Walton; Raphael Wallfisch, Peter Wallfisch1
1987Symphony No. 1 / Orb & Sceptre / Crown ImperialWalton; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn1
1987Viola Concerto / Violin ConcertoWalton; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn, Nigel Kennedy1
1988Symphony no. 1 / Portsmouth Point OvertureWalton; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1
1988Walton: Symphony no. 1 / Vaughan Williams: The Wasps OvertureWalton, Vaughan Williams; London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1
1989Belshazzar's Feast / Chichester Psalms / Missa BrevisWalton, Bernstein; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Robert Shaw1
1990The Quest (complete ballet) / The Wise Virgins (ballet suite)Walton; Bryden Thomson, The London Philharmonic1
1990'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue / Crown Imperial / Orb and Sceptre etc.Walton; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves1
1990FaçadeWalton; Sitwell, Pears1
1990Façade 1 & 2Walton; Susana Walton, Richard Baker, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1
1990Film Music, Volume 2: Battle of Britain Suite / A Wartime Sketchbook / "Spitfire" Prelude and Fugue / Escape Me Never / The Three SistersSir William Walton; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1
1990Henry VWalton; The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Choristers of Westminster Cathedral, Sir Neville Marriner, Christopher Plummer1
1991Piano Quartet / Sonata for Violin and PianoWalton; Kenneth Sillito, Robert Smissen, Stephen Orton, Hamish Milne1
1992Belshazzar's Feast / Coronation Te Deum / Cello ConcertoWalton; Rolf Kirschbaum, Sherrill Milnes, Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Alexander Gibson1
1992Kreutzer Sonata for Strings / Adagio for Strings / Sonata for StringsJanáček, Barber, Walton; Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti1
1992Orchestral Favourites, Volume II: Respighi's "Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 3"Respighi, Walton, Wirén, Ireland, Arensky, Tchaikovsky; English String Orchestra, William Boughton1
1992Symphony no. 1 / Cello ConcertoWalton; Lynn Harrell, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle1
1992Violin ConcertosWalton, Britten; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Berglund, Ida Haendel1
1992Violin SonatasRespighi, Sibelius, Walton; Aaron Rosand, John Covelli1
1993Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasia para un gentihombre / Five Bagatelles for Guitar and OrchestraRodrigo, Walton; Christopher Parkening1
1993Symphonies 1 & 2Walton; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy1
1993Elgar: String Quartet / Bridge: Three Idylls / Walton: String QuartetElgar, Bridge, Walton; The Coull Quartet52
1993FaçadeWalton; Melologos Ensemble, Silveer Van den Broeck, Pamela Hunter1
1993Walton: String Quartet / Bridge: String Quartet no. 3Walton, Bridge; Endellion String Quartet1
1994Balletsde Falla, Milhaud, Walton, Martin; Jennifer Larmore, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff1
1994Prokofiev: String Quartet no. 2 / Hindemith: String Quartet no. 3 / Walton: String QuartetProkofiev, Hindemith, Walton; The Hollywood String Quartet1
1995BBC Music, Volume 4, Number 3: Sibelius: Symphony no. 2 / Walton: Symphony no. 2Sibelius, Walton; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Martyn Brabbins1
1995Belshazzar's Feast / Crown Imperial / Henry V SuiteWalton; Bryn Terfel, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1
1995Cello Concerto / Symphony no. 1Sir William Walton; Robert Cohen, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1
1995Film Music Vol. 4: Richard III / Macbeth / Major BarbaraWalton; Sir John Gielgud, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St Martin in the Fields1
1995Troilus and CressidaWalton; Opera North, Richard Hickox1
1996Symphony no. 2 / Viola Concerto / Johannesburg Festival OvertureWalton; English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel1
1996Britten: Spring Symphony, op. 44 / Walton: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in A minorBritten, Walton; Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Yuri Bashmet1
1996Scenes From ShakespeareWilliam Walton; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir John Gielgud, Christopher Plummer1
1997Cello ConcertosElgar, Walton, Delius; János Starker, Leonard Slatkin, Philharmonia Orchestra1
1997The English Song Series, Volume 2: A Song for the Lord Mayor's TableSir William Walton, Felicity Lott, Martyn Hill, Graham Johnson1
1997Britten: Cello Symphony / Walton: Cello ConcertoBritten, Walton; Julian Lloyd Webber, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St Martin in the Fields1
1997Barber: Violin Concerto / Walton: Violin Concerto / Bloch: Baal ShemBarber, Walton, Bloch; Joshua Bell, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman1
1997English Guitar MusicRichard Rodney Bennett, William Walton, Benjamin Britten; Maximilian Mangold1
1997Symphony No. 1 / PartitaWalton; English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel1
1998Henry VWalton; Michael Sheen, Anton Lesser, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Andrew Penny1
1998Belshazzar's Feast / Symphony no. 1Walton; Thomas Hampson, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle1
1998Bruch: Double Concerto / Walton: Viola ConcertoWilliam Walton, Max Bruch; Yuri Bashmet, London Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi, André Previn1
1999Elgar: In the South / Walton: Partita / Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra / Britten: Sinfonia da RequiemElgar, Walton, Britten; Hallé Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli1
1999Spitfire Prelude and Fugue / Sinfonia Concertante / Hindemith VariationsWalton; Peter Donohoe, English Northern Sinfonia, Paul Daniel1
1999BBC Music, Volume 7, Number 11: Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast / Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas TallisWalton, Vaughan Williams; Willard White, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, Leeds Festival Chorus, Andrew Davis2
1999Violin Concerto / Cello ConcertoWalton; English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel, Dong-Suk Kang, Tim Hugh1
1999Violin Concerto / Sonata for Violin & Orchestra / Two Pieces for Violin & OrchestraWalton; Lydia Mordkovitch, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan Latham-Koenig1
2000Piano Quartet / String QuartetWalton; Maggini Quartet, Peter Donohoe1
2000Guitar RecitalJ.S. Bach, M. Ponce, W. Walton, F. Tárrega, S. Šulek; Ana Vidović31
2001English Guitar ConcertosWalton, Arnold, Berkeley; Craig Ogden, Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1
2001The Passionate EnglishmanBenjamin Britten, John Ireland, Sir William Walton, Edward Elgar; Tanya Prochazka, Janet Scott Hoyt1
2002The Twelve / Coronation Te Deum / Missa Brevis / Magnificat & Nunc DimittisWalton; Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson1
2002Coronation Te Deum and other choral musicWilliam Walton; Polyphony, The Wallace Collection, Stephen Layton1
2002The English Song Series, Volume 1: Anon in Love / Façade Settings / A Song for the Lord Mayor's TableSir William Walton; Felicity Lott, Martyn Hill, Craig Ogden, Graham Johnson1
2003Britten: Violin Concerto / Walton: Viola ConcertoBenjamin Britten, Sir William Walton; London Symphony Orchestra, Mstislav Rostropovich, Maxim Vengerov1
2003Violin ConcertosSibelius, Walton; Akiko Suwanai, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo2
2006Beethoven: String Quartet, op. 135 / Walton: Sonata for StringsBeethoven, Walton; Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson1
2006Cello ConcertosElgar, Walton; Daniel Müller‐Schott, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn1
2006Violin ConcertosBarber, Korngold, Walton; James Ehnes, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey1
2007O Clap Your HandsVaughan Williams, Walton; Choir of Winchester Cathedral, David Hill1
2007Walton: Viola Concerto / Rubbra: Viola Concerto / Meditations on a Byzantine HymnWalton, Rubbra; Lawrence Power, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov1
2007BBC Legends: Silvestri: Walton: Partita / Debussy: La Mer / Rachmaninov: Symphony no. 2 / Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks Suite / Beethoven: Symphony no. 8 / Delius: Paris / Strauss: Don JuanWalton, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Handel, Beethoven, Delius, Strauss; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Constantin Silvestri1
2007Belshazzar's FeastWalton; Dennis Noble, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1
2008BBC Music, Volume 16, Number 12: Great Proms PremieresWalton, Ireland, Guto Puw1
2010The SymphoniesWalton; Orchestre National de Lille, Owain Arwel Hughes1
2010Walton: Facade / Siesta / Scapino / Portsmouth Point / Orb and Sceptre / Bax: Coronation March 1953 / Bliss: Welcome the QueenWalton, Bax, Bliss; Edith Sitwell, Peter Pears, Anthony Collins, Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir Arthur Bliss1
2011String QuartetsWalton; Doric String Quartet1
2011Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast / Coronation Te Deum / Parry: I Was Glad / JerusalemWalton, Parry; Bryn Terfel, Waynflete Singers, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1
2011BBC Music, Volume 20, Number 3: In dulci jubilo: Beautiful Christmas choral music by Walton, Poulenc, Howells and more...Walton, Poulenc, Howells; Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, Geoffrey Webber, Annie Lydford, Nick Lee2
2013British Violin Sonatas, Volume OneWalton, Ferguson, Britten; Tasmin Little, Piers Lane1
2014Symphony no. 1 / Violin ConcertoSir William Walton; BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner, Tasmin Little2
2014Works for Violin and PianoPoulenc, Walton, Dallapiccola, Schnittke, Silvestrov; Duo Gazzana1
2014Canticles from St Paul’s Cathedral, LondonArcher, Gray, Roth, Stanford, Tippett, Walmisley, Walton, Wood; St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, Simon Johnson, Andrew Carwood2
2014Cello ConcertosWalton, Hindemith; Christian Poltéra, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Frank Shipway1
2014Cello Concertos / Four Sea InterludesElgar, Britten, Walton; Li-Wei Qin, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zhang Yi1
2015Symphony no. 2 / Cello Concerto / Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin BrittenWalton; Paul Watkins, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner2
2016Cello ConcertosElgar, Walton; Steven Isserlis, Philharmonia Orchestra, Paavo Järvi2
2017Violin Concerto / Variations on Theme by Hindemith / Partita for Orchestra / Spitfire Prelude and FugueWalton; Anthony Marwood, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins2
2017Symphonies 1 & 2Walton; Kirill Karabits, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra1
2017The Argo Organ Recordings: Simon Preston at Westminster AbbeyJ.S. Bach, Mozart, Walton, Clarke, Handel, Elgar, Vierne, Wagner, Guilmant, Schumann, Karg-Elert, Widor; Simon Preston1
2018MotherlandBartók, Dvořák, Shor, Walton; David Aaron Carpenter, Vladimir Jurowski, Kazushi Ono, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra1
2018Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no. 1 / Walton: Viola Concerto / Vaughan Williams: The Lark AscendingSergei Prokofiev, William Walton, Ralph Vaughan Williams; Isabelle van Keulen, NDR Radiophilharmonie1
Belshazzar's Feast / In Honour of the City of LondonWalton; David Wilson-Johnson, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1
Elgar: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83 / Walton: String Quartet in A minorElgar, Walton; The Britten Quartet1
Façade: An EntertainmentWalton; Fenella Fielding, Michael Flanders, members of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1
Gloria / Te Deum / Façade Suites / Crown Imperial / Orb and SceptreWalton; CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis Frémaux2
Henry V / Hamlet / Richard II / Spitfire Prelude and FugueSir William Walton; Philharmonia Orchestra1
Piano Quartet / Violin Sonata / Five BagatellesWalton; Soloists of the London Symphony Orchestra1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1988Violin ConcertosWalton, Elgar; Jascha Heifetz, William Walton, Malcolm Sargent1
1989Elgar: Cello Concerto / Walton: Violin ConcertoElgar, Walton; Lynn Harrell, Kyung-Wha Chung1
1992Planets: Suite for Orchestra op. 32 / Suite From "Henry V"Holst, Walton; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1
1993Hindemith: Symphony "Mathis der Maler" / Symphonic Metamorphoses / Walton: Variations on a Theme by HindemithHindemith, Walton; The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell2

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