Belshazzar"s feast, for mixed choir, baritone, solo, and orchestra
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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby William Walton.
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Open LibraryOL21251000M

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for mixed chorus, baritone solo & orchestra This edition of Walton's vibrant cantata presents a fully accurate score based on all extant sources, along with an informative preface and textual notes. Compatible orchestral parts on hire and a compatible vocal score on sale are also available. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(4). Belshazzar's Feast is a cantata by the English composer William Walton. It was first performed at the Leeds Festival on 8 October , with the baritone Dennis Noble, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Leeds Festival Chorus, conducted by Malcolm Sargent. The work has remained one of Walton's most celebrated compositions. Osbert Sitwell selected the text from the Bible, primarily the Book. Walton did not take his work with the greatest seriousness. He called the baritone solo about the wealth of Babylon (#3 above) "the shopping list" and at a Hoffnung festival concert, he conducted a large choir and orchestra in "an excerpt from Belshazzar's Feast": Walton raised his baton, and the chorus bellowed the single word "slain" (from #7). $ / Composed by William Walton (). Edited by Steuart Bedford. For mixed choir, baritone voice solo, and orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutea, 2 oboea, english.

An oratorio for baritone soloist, mixed chorus, and orchestra, using text from the Bible selected by Osbert Sitwell Orchestral material is available on hire. Walton: Belshazzar's Feast / Symphony No. 1 with Rattle's essentially lyrical conception of the piece nicely complementing the no-holds-barred choral and orchestra hysteria of the cantata. In the later work, he captures more detail in the instrumental parts than just about any other conductor, but never at the expense of the big picture /5(6). Belshazzars Feast: Mixed Choir: Vocal Score (OUP). Baritone solo, semi-chorus, SATB & orchestraOrchestration: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais (optional), 2 clarinets, bass clari LOCAL RATE Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Belshazzar's Feast: Vocal Score by Oxford University Press (Sheet music, ) at .

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Belshazzar's Feast: Vocal Score at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Walton did not take his work with the greatest seriousness. He called the baritone solo about the wealth of Babylon "the shopping list" and at a Hoffnung festival concert, he conducted a large choir and orchestra in "an excerpt from Belshazzar's Feast": Walton raised his baton, and the chorus bellowed the single word "slain" (from section 7). For mixed choir, baritone voice solo, and orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutea, 2 oboea, english horn (opt.), 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, contr $ - See more - Buy online Pre-shipment lead time: 1 to 2 weeks. For mixed chorus, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, organ (arr) Scores featuring mixed chorus (arr) Scores featuring the timpani (arr) Scores featuring the organ (arr) For chorus with solo instruments (arr) For voices, piano (arr) Scores featuring the voice (arr) For voices with keyboard (arr) Pages with arrangements; Works first published in Authorities: WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: ; .