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Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, Choral Works & Songs

Benjamin Luxon (baritone), Heather Harper (soprano) & Paul Hamburger (piano)

Salisbury Cathedral Choir, Winchester Cathedral Choir & Chichester Cathedral Choir, London Philharmonic Choir & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Sir Georg Solti,...

Solti's Belshazzar's Feast is more symphonic than dramatic but monumentally impressive. Preston directs a useful anthology of short choral works. More…

2 CDs

$17.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Contents

Walton: Coronation Te Deum

Work length10:58
  • Ralph Downes (organ)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Choir, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Chichester Cathedral Choir, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1977-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

Work length36:30
  • Benjamin Luxon (baritone)
  • London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1977-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Thus spake Isaiah

Track length6:03

2. If I forget thee

Track length5:47

3. Babylon was a great city

Track length1:16

4. In Babylon Belshazzar the King

Track length3:11

5. Praise ye, the God of gold

Track length4:45

6. Thus in Babylon the mighty city

Track length3:03

7. And in that same hour

Track length2:08

8. Then sing aloud to God our strength

Track length4:25

9. The trumpeters and pipers

Track length1:38

10. Then sing aloud to God our strength

Track length4:14

Walton: Jubilate Deo

Work length3:18
  • Andrew Giles (alto), David Roy (tenor), Stephen Darlington (organ), Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: Set me as a seal upon thine heart

Work length3:20
  • Gareth Hayward (treble), David Roy (tenor), Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: Where Does The Unuttered Music Go?

Work length6:41
  • Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: Missa Brevis (1966)

Work length8:31
  • Stephen Darlington (organ), Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

1. Kyrie

Track length2:03

2. Sanctus & Benedictus

Track length1:30

3. Agnus Dei

Track length1:36

4. Gloria

Track length3:22

Walton: The Twelve

Work length11:22
  • Mark Rowlinson (baritone), Gareth Hayward (treble), Stephen Darlington (organ), Nicholas Jones (treble), Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

1. Without Arms Or Charm Of Culture

Track length4:20

2. O Lord, my God

Track length3:04

3. Children Play About the Ancestral Graves

Track length3:58

Walton: A Litany 'Drop, drop slow tears'

Work length3:20
  • Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: All This Time (Carol, Early English)

Work length1:40
  • Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: Make we joy now in this fest

Work length3:53
  • Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: What cheer?

Work length1:24
  • Simon Preston (director)
  • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
  • Recorded: 1972-04-21
  • Recording Venue: The Chapel of Merton College, Oxford

Walton: A Song For The Lord Mayor's Table (cycle devised by C. Hassall)

Work length17:28
  • Heather Harper (soprano), Paul Hamburger (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. The Lord Mayor's Table

Track length3:24

2. Glide gently (William Wordsworth)

Track length2:41

3. Wapping Old Stairs (Anon 1970)

Track length2:28

4. Holy Thursday (William Blake)

Track length3:29

5. The Contrast (C. Morris)

Track length3:00

6. Rhyme (Anon 18th century)

Track length2:26

Walton: Three Songs

Work length8:49
  • Heather Harper (soprano), Paul Hamburger (piano)
  • Recorded: 1972
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. Daphne

Track length3:04

2. Through gilded trellises

Track length3:42

3. Old Sir Faulk

Track length2:03