WorldCat Identities

Walton, William 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 2,779 works in 7,358 publications in 6 languages and 74,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Songs and music  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Biography  Musical settings  Scores  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Librettist, Performer, Musician, Creator, Other, Dedicatee, Editor, Contributor, Cinematographer , Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Walton
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,954 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
Hamlet by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

58 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,926 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
Belshazzar's feast : for mixed choir, baritone solo, and orchestra by William Walton( )

74 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belshazzar's feast by William Walton( Recording )

154 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William stone, Bariton ; Atlanta Symphony orchestra and chorus ; Robert Shaw
Façade by William Walton( Recording )

99 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

+Peggy Ashcroft ; Jeremy irons ; London Sinfonietta ; Riccardo Chailly, con
Concerto for viola and orchestra by William Walton( )

90 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle history of King Henry the Fifth with his battell fought at Agincourt in France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 825 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
Symphony no. 1 by William Walton( Recording )

64 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London on July 27, 1993 (Walton & August 15, 1993 (Takemitsu)
Henry V : a musical scenario after Shakespeare by William Walton( )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for violin and orchestra by William Walton( )

54 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida by William Walton( )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida: Opera in Three Acts. Libretto: Christopher Hassall
Façade ; Façade 2 by William Walton( )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

48 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V is Shakespeare's dramatic depiction of England's Henry as he strives to claim the crown of France. Henry finally establishes an alliance with France when he meets and marries Catherine of Valois after his army is victorious
Concerto for violoncello and orchestra by William Walton( )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 553 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
The bear by William Walton( Recording )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bear: An Extravaganza in One Act. Libretto: Paul Dehn
Concerto for violin by William Walton( Recording )

60 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 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
Henry V( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 455 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
Belshazzar's feast ; Coronation Te Deum ; Gloria by William Walton( )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walton conducts Walton by William Walton( )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Walton conducts some of his own pieces with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. Includes overtures, sinfonias, suites and more
 
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Richard III
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Belshazzar's feast : for mixed choir, baritone solo, and orchestraConcerto for viola and orchestraConcerto for violin and orchestraConcerto for violoncello and orchestraBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraPortrait of WaltonWilliam Walton : muse of fire
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Walton

Sir William Turner Walton

Sir William Walton

Uolton, U.

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William Turner Walton compositore e direttore d'orchestra inglese

William Walton

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William Walton englischer Komponist und Dirigent

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Ουίλιαμ Ουόλτον

Вільям Волтон

Уолтон У.

Уолтон, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Ուոլտոն անգլիացի կոմպոզիտոր

ויליאם וולטון

ולטון, ויליאם, 1902-1983

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

Languages
English (632)

German (20)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

Creek (2)

Italian (1)