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20 Apr 2011

William Walton conducts... "Troilus & Cressida" -&- Orb & Sceptre / Crown Imperial / Portsmouth Point / Wise Virgins - EMI 1953/1955


William Walton:
"Orb & Sceptre" - Coronation March, 1953   /   "Portsmouth Point" - overture  
"Crown Imperial" - Coronation March, 1937 (original version)   /     J.S.Bach: arr Walton: "Sheep may safely graze" ("The Wise Virgins")  
4 files zip FLAC  Mega Download
Columbia  33C 1016  1953 LP. Matrices: XA 291 -4N / XA 292 -4N.   Rec: 18 March 1953 - Kingsway Hall


"Troilus and Cressida"   
Act 1: 'Is Cressida a slave?' ...  'Slowly it all comes back' 
Act 2: 'Now can I sleep?' ... 'If one last doubt remain'   /   'Now close your arms'
Act 3: 'All's well!' ... 'Diomede! ; Father!'     4 files zip FLAC    Mega Download
TROILUS:  Richard Lewis, Tenor  ~  CRESSIDA:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Soprano  ~  EVADNE:  Monica Sinclair, Contralto   
THREE  WATCHMEN:  Geoffrey Walls, Tenor  ~  John Hauxvell, Baritone  ~  Lewis Thomas, Tenor
EMI  World Record Club  OH 217  
1969 reissue/matrices: XAX 790 -3 / XAX 791 -2    Recorded: 18 April ~ 20 May 1955 - Kingsway Hall.
The Philharmonia Orchestra  conducted by  Sir William Walton.          Sleeve-notes >>>