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Author Walton, William, 1902-1983.
Uniform Title Hamlet; arranged
Title Hamlet : a Shakespeare scenario ; As you like it : a poem for orchestra after Shakespeare [sound recording] / Sir William Walton ; arr. Christopher Palmer.
Published Colchester, Essex, England : Chandos, p1990.
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 Music & Media - CD Cabinet  M1527 .W351 1990    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 sound disc (52 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Sir William Walton's film music ; vol. 1
Walton, William, 1902-1983. Motion picture music. 1991 ; v. 1.
Note Motion picture music, the 1st work excluding "only short or fragmentary sections ..."--Program notes.
Vocal narration, and song in 2nd work, in English.
Durations: 39:10 ; 12:30.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Christopher Palmer in English, with French and German translations (35 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Hamlet. Prelude ; Fanfare and soliloquy ; The ghost ; Hamlet and Ophelia ; The question ; "To be or not to be" ; The mousetrap ; Ophelia's death ; Retribution and threnody ; Finale (Funeral march) -- As you like it. Prelude ; Moonlight ; Under the greenwood tree ; The fountain ; Wedding procession.
Performer Sir John Gielgud, narrator (in 1st work) ; Catherine Bott, soprano (in 2nd work) ; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields ; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor.
Note Recorded Nov. 8-11, 1989, St. Jude's Church, Central Square.
Subject Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Orchestral music.
Related Names Palmer, Christopher. Arranger.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000. Narrator.
Bott, Catherine. Performer.
Marriner, Neville. Conductor.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it.
Walton, William, 1902-1983. As you like it. Selections; arranged.
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Performer.
Related Titles Hamlet (Motion picture)
As you like it (Motion picture)
Standard # 9511588422
Publisher # CHAN 8842 Chandos
OCLC number 23831424