William Walton: Coronation Marches - Study Score

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Composer: William Walton
Format: Books | Study Score
Walton's two coronation marches - Crown Imperial, written for the coronation of George VI in 1937, and Orb and Sceptre , written for the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 - are both stirring marches with sweeping tunes, and famous examples of the genre. They are published here in new editions taken from the Walton Edition volume of shorter orchestral pieces, with a short preface from the editor, David Lloyd-Jones.
ISBN: 9780193366138
Published on: 07 September 2010
No of pages: 104
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193366138

      Musicroom Reviews

      Walton's Coronation Marches represent the composer's finest achievements in the field of ceremonial display music. Bold, brash but breath-takingly restrained (in their gloriously tuneful moments) and in the best British flamboyant tradition. It is good to have them together in one clear publication.
      Anonymous - (Rochdale, United Kingdom)

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