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Sir William Walton

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Sir William Walton

Sir William Walton has been played on NTS shows including Kaizen w/ Madam X , with Toward The Unknown Region first played on 12 June 2016.

Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29th March 1902–8th March 1983) was an English composer and conductor.

His style was influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and jazz, and is characterised by rhythmic vitality, bittersweet harmony, sweeping Romantic melody, and brilliant orchestration. His output includes orchestral and choral works, chamber music ,and ceremonial music, as well as notable film scores. His earliest works, especially Edith Sitwell's Façade, brought him notoriety as a modernist, but it was with orchestral symphonic works…

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Magnificat And Nunc Dimittis
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge, George Guest, Bairstow, Britten, Howells, Ireland, Orr, Tippett, Vaughan Williams, Walton
Argo1963
Magnificat And Nunc Dimittis
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge, George Guest, Bairstow, Britten, Howells, Ireland, Orr, Tippett, Vaughan Williams, WaltonArgo1963
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Folk Song Arrangements
Peter Pears, Julian Bream, Britten, Racine Fricker, Walton
Newton Classics, Sony Classical2012
Folk Song Arrangements
Peter Pears, Julian Bream, Britten, Racine Fricker, WaltonNewton Classics, Sony Classical2012
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Toward The Unknown Region
Vaughan Williams, Walton, Choir Of Winchester Cathedral, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill
Argo1992
Toward The Unknown Region
Vaughan Williams, Walton, Choir Of Winchester Cathedral, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David HillArgo1992
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