WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983): Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. Christopher Palmer), GILES FARNABY (c.1563-1640): Rosa Solis, ANON.: Watkin's Ale (Ian Watson [harpsichord]), JOSEPH CANTELOUBE (1879-1957): Obal, dinlou Limouze from Chants d'Auvergne (Celia Nicklin [oboe], Watson).
Catalogue Number: 09J067
Description: Through the indefatigable efforts of the late Christopher Palmer, who found all of the music, transcribing it from the films themselves when necessary, Chandos was able to offer three full discs of Walton's music to films of Shakespeare (and one G.B. Shaw play as well!) back at the beginning of the 90s. Full original-length booklets included. Christopher Plummer (speaker), Choisters of Westminster Cathedral, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus and Orchestra; Sir Neville Marriner. Original 1990 Chandos release.