William Walton: Music and Literature

1st Edition

Stewart R. Craggs

Published June 28, 1999
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9781859281901 - CAT# Y283920
Series: Music and Literature

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This collection of essays seeks to reflect the many aspects of the life and work of William Walton. Written by acknowledged Walton scholars they cover the literary influences in his music and the current debates that surround them. Walton’s particularly well-known compositions are examined, such as Belshazzar’s Feast, Troilus and Cressida and Façade. Also included is an overview of his 14 film scores and an analysis of his first and second symphonies and his concertos.


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