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Composer(s): William (Turner) Walton (29 Mar 1902 - 08 Mar 1983)
Work identifier: M4890
Real Name: Belshazzar's Feast
Display Name: Belshazzar's Feast
Composed: c. 1931
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Chorus
Symphony Orchestra
Librettist(s): O. Sitwell
Mvt. 1Thus Spake Israel  (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 2If I Forget thee, O Jerusalem  (Baritone, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 3By the Waters of Babylon  (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Babylon was a Great City  (Baritone, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Praise Ye the God of Gold  (Baritone, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Thus in Babylon, the Mighty City  (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 7And in that Same Hour as they Feasted   (Baritone, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Then Sing Aloud to God our Strength   (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 9The Trumpeters and Pipers are Silent  (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Then Sing Aloud to God our Strength   (Chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Composer(s): William (Turner) Walton (29 Mar 1902 - 08 Mar 1983)
Recording identifier: M2147504728
Real Name: Belshazzar's Feast
Display Name: Belshazzar's Feast
Composed: c. 1931
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Chorus
Symphony Orchestra
Librettist(s): O. Sitwell
Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Scottish Festival Brass Bands
Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus
Conductor: Sir Alexander Gibson
Soloists: Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Label: Chandos
Catalogue Number: CHAN 241-10
CD Media ID: D879
Recording Location: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Recording Date: 23 Apr 1977
Mvt. 1Thus Spake Israel (4'56'')
Mvt. 2If I Forget thee, O Jerusalem (5'14'')
Mvt. 3Babylon was a Great City (4'8'')
Mvt. 4Praise Ye the God of Gold (5'4'')
Mvt. 5Thus in Babylon, the Mighty City (3'16'')
Mvt. 6And in that Same Hour as they Feasted  (1'48'')
Mvt. 7Then Sing Aloud to God our Strength  (4'14'')
Mvt. 8The Trumpeters and Pipers are Silent (1'14'')
Mvt. 9Then Sing Aloud to God our Strength  (3'44'')