This catalog of the works of Walton completes the William Walton works edition. It is a revision and expansion of previous catalogs published by Oxford in 1977 and 1990. With an introduction by James Brooks Kuykendall, facsimiles, bibliography, personalia, and indices.
This opera was written to a libretto by Paul Dehn and Walton, after Anton Chekov. Piano arrangement by Roy Douglas. Includes a singing translation in German. Commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation. Premiered at the 1967 Aldeburgh Festival. With an appendix of optional cuts.
This edition presents the opera as performed by Opera North in 1995. This version, commissioned by the Walton Trust and Oxford U. Press, consists of Walton's 1976 revision of his opera, except that the soprano part he had transposed down is returned to its original key. Preface, notes, facsimiles.
In four movements. Based on Volume 19 of the William Walton Edition, published in 2008. Of advanced difficulty.
With a preface. This work was composed for coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. This vocal score is for two choirs and piano, and is based on Volume 5 of the William Walton Edition. Duration ca. 9 minutes.
12 discs of music recorded by many of the greatest British artists of the 20th century.
…(WE15) -- Orchestral Works 2 (WE16) -- Shorter Orchestral Works I (WE17) -- Shorter Orchestral Works Volume 2 (WE18) -- Chamber Music (WE19) -- Instrumental Music (WE20) -- Music for Brass (WE21) -- Film Suites (WE22) -- Henry V / A Shakespeare Scenario (WE23) -- William Walton: A Catalogue (WE24).
Contents: Canzonetta -- Scherzetto. This edition is an offprint of Volume 19 of the William Walton Edition, published in 2008. Of advanced difficulty.
In four movements. Walton dedicated this work to the Right Rev. Thomas Banks Strong, Bishop of Ripon. This edition is based on Volume 19 of the William Walton Edition, published in 2008.
This piece sets a text by Phineas Fletcher (1582-1650). This edition is taken from Volume 6 of the William Walton Edition.
In two movements. The second movement is a theme with seven variations and a coda. This is a revised edition, based on Volume 19 of the William Walton Edition, published in 2008.
With a preface. This work sets texts arranged from biblical sources by Osbert Sitwell. The music was composed between 1930 and 1931. This edition is based on Volume 4 of the William Walton Edition.
This volume presents the 1962 version of Walton's three-movement concerto. With a preface. Walton originally composed the work in 1929 for Lionel Tertis. It was heavily re-scored for a 1962 performance. This edition is based on Volume 12 of the William Walton Edition.
A symphony in three movements. With a preface. This work was commissioned in 1957 by the Liverpool Philharmonic Society. However, an auto accident delayed the work, and it was premiered in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. This edition is the urtext of Volume 10 of the William Walton Edition.
With a preface. Crown Imperial was composed in 1937 for the coronation of Edward VIII. Orb and Sceptre was composed in 1953 for the coronation of Elizabeth II. Both were composed for full-sized orchestras. This edition is based on Volume 17 of the William Walton Edition.
…I. Polka -- II. Valse -- III. Swiss Jodelling Song -- IV. Tango-Pasodoblé -- V. Tarantella Sevillana. Second Suite: I. Fanfare -- II. Second Rhapsody -- III. Country Dance -- IV. Noche Española -- V. Popular Song -- VI. Old Sir Faulk. With a preface. Based on Volume 18 of the William Walton Edition.
A newly engraved edition of the vocal score of Walton's choral work, on texts from the Bible organized by Osbert Sitwell. The libretto is printed at the beginning of this edition.
In three movements. Premiered in Boston, 1957 by Grigor Piatigorsky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. This is Walton's own piano reduction of his concerto. This edition includes an appendix with an alternative ending composed in 1975. Duration ca. 27 minutes.
In three movements. Commissioned by and dedicated to Jascha Heifitz. Premiered in Cleveland, 1939 by Jascha Heifitz and the Cleveland Orchestra. A challenging and elegant concerto. Duration ca. 30 minutes.
This volume includes the overtures Portsmouth Point (Walton's first extant orchestral work); Scapino (premiered in 1941 by the Chicago Symphony); and Johannesburg Festival Overture (1956). With a preface, sources, notes, and facsimile plates.