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Walton, Philharmonia Orchestra - Façade Suites 1 And 2 / Johannesburg Festival Overture album FLAC

  • Performer: Walton
  • Title: Façade Suites 1 And 2 / Johannesburg Festival Overture
  • Genre: Classical
  • Formats: XM AIFF MP3 MP1 WMA MP2 ASF
  • Released: 1958
  • Style: Modern
  • MP3 album: 1220 mb
  • FLAC album: 1511 mb
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Walton, Philharmonia Orchestra - Façade Suites 1 And 2 / Johannesburg Festival Overture album FLAC

Sir William Turner Walton OM (29 March 1902 – 8 March 1983) was an English composer. During a sixty-year career, he wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His best-known works include Façade, the cantata Belshazzar's Feast, the Viola Concerto and the First Symphony. Born in Oldham, Lancashire, the son of a musician, Walton was a chorister and then an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford. On leaving the university, he was taken up by the literary Sitwell siblings, who provided him with a home and a cultural education. Walton: Symphonies 1 & 2 (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy) released: 1993. Cello Concertos released: 1993. Respighi, Sibelius, Walton released: 1992.

William Walton Composer. Johannesburg Festival Overture Work. English Northern Philharmonia Orchestra, Paul Daniel Conductor. 1. Johannesburg Festival Overture. Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, Cello Concerto and Symphony N. BBC Symphony Orchestra. Walton: Symphony N. ; Partita. English Northern Philharmonia.

Walton: Symphony No. 2; Viola Concerto; Johannesburg Festival Overture.

LyricsFaçade Suites 1 & 2 : Valse . hilharmonia Orchestra & Sir William Walton. Download now. English.

English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel - BBC Music Magazine, January 2008 Mor. atalogue No: 8553402. Walton: Johannesburg Festival Overture. Walton: Symphony No. 2. Walton: Viola Concerto.

Johannesburg Festival Overture. by English Northern Philharmonia. Johannesburg Festival Overture by English Northern Philharmonia. In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart. Viola Concerto: I. Andante comodo - con spirito. by Lars Anders Tomter. What rounds out this recording quite well is the Johannesburg Festival Overture, a brilliant piece of orchestral writing. Naxos shines at bringing less-often heard music to light, as do Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia in this recording.

The Philharmonia is an orchestra based in London. Since 1995 it has been based in the Royal Festival Hall. In Britain it is also the Resident Orchestra at De Montfort Hall, Leicester and the Bedford Corn Exchange. The orchestra was founded in 1945 by Walter Legge, and although it did give the occasional live concert, it was mainly intended to be a recording orchestra for EMI, where Legge was an executive.


A1 Fanfare (2nd Suite, No. 1)
A2 Scotch Rhapsody (2nd Suite, No. 2)
A3 Valse (1st Suite, No. 2)
A4 Tango-Pasadoblé (1st Suite, No. 4)
A5 Swiss Yodelling Song (1st Suite, No. 3)
A6 Country Dance (2nd Suite, No. 3)
A7 Polka (1st Suite, No. 1)
A8 Noche Española (2nd Suite, No. 4)
B1 Popular Song (2nd Suite, No. 5)
B2 Old Sir Faulk (2nd Suite, No. 6)
B3 Tarantella Sevilana (1st Suite, No. 5)
B4 Johannesburg Festival Overture

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd.
  • Record Company – E.M.I. Records Limited
  • Printed By – Mardons


  • Conductor, Composed By – Sir William Walton
  • Orchestra – The Philharmonia Orchestra*
  • Sleeve Notes – Michael Rose

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): XA.1190
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): XA.1191
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): XA 1190-2N R 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): XA 1191-1N R 1
  • Other (Tax code embossed around spindle on side A label): XT

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