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The 1956 Nixa-Westminster stereo recordings Volume 1

Sir Adrian Boult (narration)

London Philharmonic Orchestra

The Walton Symphony...comes up more brightly than previously: it's an intensely rhythmic performance...the slow movement builds surely and passionately, and the finale comes as the culmination... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    September 2010
    Re-issue of the Month

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Contents

Walton: Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor

Work length43:20
$9.00
$10.80
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 15-17 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

I. Allegro assai

Track length14:03
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$3.60

II. Presto con malizia

Track length6:27
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III. Andante con malinconia

Track length9:44
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IV. Maestoso: Allegro brioso ed ardentemente

Track length13:06
$3.00
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Elgar: Falstaff - Symphonic Study in C minor, Op. 68

Work length33:39
$9.00
$10.80
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 20 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

Falstaff and Prince Hal

Track length3:11
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Eastcheap. The Robbery at Gadshill. The Boar's Head Again. Revelry and Sleep

Track length12:39
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Dream Interlude

Track length2:22
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Falstaff's March. The Return through Gloucestershire. The New King and the Hurried Ride to London.

Track length4:01
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Interlude: In Shallow's Orchard

Track length2:42
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King Henry V's Progress: The Repudiation of Falstaff and His Death

Track length8:44
$2.00
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Elgar: Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 63

Work length52:34
$12.00
$14.40
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 15-17 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

I. Allegro vivace e nobilmente

Track length16:48
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II. Larghetto

Track length14:28
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III. Rondo

Track length8:05
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IV. Moderato e maestoso

Track length13:13
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Elgar: Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 'In London Town'

Work length14:02
$3.00
$3.60
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 15-17 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

Cockaigne, Op. 40, "In London Town": Overture

Track length14:02
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Britten: Soirées musicales (after Rossini), Op. 9

Work length9:51
$5.00
$6.00
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

I. March

Track length1:21
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II. Canzonetta

Track length2:29
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III. Tirolese

Track length2:10
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IV. Bolero

Track length1:49
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V. Tarantella

Track length2:02
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Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34

Work length19:31
$21.00
$25.20
  • Sir Adrian Boult (narrator)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

Spoken Introduction

Track length0:45
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Theme A: Allegro maestoso e largamente

Track length0:22
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Woodwind variations

Track length0:24
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Brass variations

Track length0:20
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String variations

Track length0:22
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Percussion variations

Track length0:24
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Full orchestra

Track length0:17
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Variation 1: Flute, Piccolo

Track length0:33
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Variation 2: Oboes

Track length0:51
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Variation 3: Clarinets

Track length0:44
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Variation 4: Bassoons

Track length0:51
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Variation 5: Violins

Track length0:49
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Variation 6: Violas

Track length1:08
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Variation 7: Cellos

Track length1:24
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Variation 8: Basses

Track length1:01
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Variation 9: Harp

Track length0:56
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Variation 10: Horns

Track length0:59
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Variation 11: Trumpets

Track length0:30
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Variation 12: Trombone, Tuba

Track length1:23
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Variation 13: Percussion

Track length1:58
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Fugue

Track length3:30
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Britten: Matinées musicales (after Rossini), Op. 24

Work length13:11
$5.00
$6.00
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

I. March

Track length2:24
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II. Nocturne

Track length3:19
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III. Waltz

Track length1:41
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IV. Pantomime

Track length2:50
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V. Moto perpetuo (Solfeggi e Gorgheggi)

Track length2:57
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Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

Work length16:34
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

No. 1. Dawn

Track length4:01
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No. 2. Sunday Morning

Track length4:00
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No. 3. Moonlight

Track length4:18
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No. 4. Storm

Track length4:15
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Britten: Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op. 33b

Work length7:37
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London

Passacaglia, Op. 33b

Track length7:37
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The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell, Op. 34

Work length18:51
$4.00
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  • Recorded: 30-31 August 1956
  • Recording Venue: Walhtamstow Assembly Hall, London