Walton: Symphony No.2/ Partita For Orchestra/ Belshazzar’s Feast



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Cat No: NIMCD3004
Format: Stereo

CD Release Date: 1 October 2014
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Recorded:
Severance Hall, Cleveland, USA
24 Feb & 3 Mar 1961(Symphony No.2)
21 Jan 1959(Partita)

Broadwood Hotel
16 April 1961 (Belshazzar's Feast)

Original Release:
Columbia(UK) SAX 2459(1962)
(Symphony No.2 & Partita)

CBS SBRG72025 (1962)
(Belshazzar's Feast)

Track Listing
 
  SIR WILLIAM WALTON 
  Symphony No.2 
1 I. Allegro molto 
2 II. Lento assai 
3 III. Passacaglia – Fugato – Coda – Scherzando 
 
  Partita For Orchestra 
4 I.Toccata 
5 II.Pastorale Siciliana 
6 III.Giga Burlesca 
 
 George Szell (Conductor)
The Cleveland Orchestra

 
  Belshazzar's Feast 
7 I. Thus Spake Isaiah 
8 II. If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem 
9 III. By the Waters of Babylon 
10 IV. Babylon Was a Great City 
11 V. Praise Ye the God of Gold 
12 VI. Thus in Babylon, the mighty city 
13 VII. And In That Same Hour 
14 VIII. Then Sing Aloud to God Our Strength 
15 IX. The Trumpeters and Pipers 
16 X. Then Sing Aloud to God Our Strength 
 
 Eugene Ormandy (Conductor)
Rutgers University Choir
The Philadelphia Orchestra