WorldCat Identities

Walton, William 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 1,925 works in 6,249 publications in 8 languages and 68,995 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Librettist, Musician, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Walton
Belshazzar's feast by William Walton( Recording )

196 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William stone, Bariton ; Atlanta Symphony orchestra and chorus ; Robert Shaw
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

77 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Belshazzar's feast : for mixed choir, baritone solo, and orchestra by William Walton( )

102 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for viola and orchestra by William Walton( )

106 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Façade : an entertainment with poems by Edith Sitwell by William Walton( )

46 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Façade by William Walton( Recording )

99 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

+Peggy Ashcroft ; Jeremy irons ; London Sinfonietta ; Riccardo Chailly, con
Henry V by William Shakespeare( )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario for speaker, chorus, boys' choir and orchestra. Arranged from the film music by Christopher Palmer
Concerto for violin and orchestra by William Walton( )

58 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 1 by William Walton( )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for violoncello and orchestra by William Walton( )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a cello and piano reduction of Walton's Cello Concerto, based on the edition published in the Walton Edition Violin and Cello Concertos volume. Dating from 1956, the work was commissioned by Gregor Piatigorsky and premiered by him the following year. Walton regarded this work as the best of his three solo concertos. - Publisher
Troilus and Cressida by William Walton( Recording )

37 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida: Opera in Three Acts. Libretto: Christopher Hassall
Façade by William Walton( Recording )

51 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bear by William Walton( Recording )

39 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bear: An Extravaganza in One Act. Libretto: Paul Dehn
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
Façade ; Façade 2 by William Walton( Recording )

21 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for violin and orchestra by William Walton( Recording )

53 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MENHUIN, Yehudi (violin). PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA. KLETZKI, Paul (conductor)
String quartet in A minor by William Walton( )

18 editions published between 1945 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Walton : a thematic catalogue of his musical works by Stewart R Craggs( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Walton

Sir William Turner Walton

Uolton, U.

Uolton, Uilâm.

Uolton, Uil'iam

Uolton, Uiliam 1902-

Uolton, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1902-1983

Viljams Voltons

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Walton, William.

Walton, William 1902-

Walton, William 1902-1983

Walton, William seras

Walton, William T. 1902-1983

Walton, William Turner

Walton, William Turner 1902-1983

Walton, William Turner 1902-1983 Sir

Walton, William Turner 1902- Sir

Walton, William Turner, Sir, 1902-

Walton, William Turner, Sir 1902-1983

William Turner Walton compositore e direttore d'orchestra inglese

William Walton

William Walton angol zeneszerző, karmester

William Walton britisk komponist

William Walton Brits componist (1902-1983)

William Walton brittisk kompositör

William Walton compositeur, chef d'orchestre

William Walton englischer Komponist und Dirigent

William Walton kompozytor brytyjski

Вільям Волтон

Уолтон, Уильям

ויליאם וולטון

ویلیام والتون آهنگساز بریتانیایی

윌리엄 월튼

ウィリアム・ウォルトン

ウォルトン

ウォルトン, ウィリアム

威廉·華爾頓

威廉·沃爾頓

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Belshazzar's feast : for mixed choir, baritone solo, and orchestraConcerto for viola and orchestraFaçade : an entertainment with poems by Edith SitwellConcerto for violin and orchestraSymphony no. 1Concerto for violoncello and orchestraBernard Shaw's Major Barbara