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Boyd, Soanes: Walton – Facade (24/96 FLAC)

Boyd, Soanes: Walton - Facade (24/96 FLAC)

Boyd, Soanes: Walton – Facade (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: William Turner Walton
Performer: Carole Boyd, Zeb Soanes, Ensemble 7×3
Conductor: John Wilson
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Orchid Classics
Release: 2017
Size: 918 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Façade – An Entertainment
01. Fanfare
02. Hornpipe
03. En famille
04. Mariner Man
05. Long Steel Grass
06. Through Gilded Trellises
07. Tango-Pasadoble
08. Lullaby for Jumbo
09. Black Mrs. Behemoth
10. Tarantella
11. A Man from A Far Countree
12. By the Lake
13. Country Dance
14. Polka
15. Four in the Morning
16. Something Lies Beyond the Scene
17. Valse
18. Jodelling Song
19. Scotch Rhapsody
20. Popular Song
21. Fox Trot
22. Sir Beelzebub

Recorded: 23-24 October 2015
Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom

Frankly Speaking – Dame Edith Sitwell Interviewed by Paul Dehn, Lionel Hale and Margaret Lane
23. ‘Introduction…’ what is the most beautiful line of poetry?’
24. Personal appearance
25. ‘…the technical side of your poetry…’
26. Façade
27. Thoughts on her early work
28. The Sitwell siblings…childhood
29. Other poets…poetry’s position in the world
30. Childhood reading
31. Façade again
32. Writing film scripts… America
33. Parental influence and childhood
34. Worst faults…battles against injustice…the aims of poetry

Edith Sitwell (narrator), Paul Dehn (narrator), Lionel Hale (narrator), Margaret Lane (narrator)
Recorded: 25 November 1955
Recording Venue: BBC Home Service, United Kingdom

Carole Boyd has performed for over 35 years in theatre, television and radio, and is well known as Lynda Snell in BBC Radio 4’s The Archers. Zeb Soanes is a familiar voice on BBC Radio 4, and has presented The BBC Proms live on BBC Four in addition to films for The Culture Show, Newsnight and Songs of Praise.

The CD includes a rarely-heard BBC Home Service interview with Dame Edith Sitwell.

John Wilson is a conductor of international repute particularly for his interpretations of light music, for which he has won many plaudits.

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