Scenes from Shakespeare

 WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)
   
 As You Like It* 5:35  
  A Poem for Orchestra after Shakespeare  
  compiled by Christopher Palmer  
1 I Prelude - 2:52
2 ii Moonlight 2:44
   
 Henry V† 38:49  
  A Shakespeare Scenario  
  compiled by Christopher Palmer  
3 I Prologue 9:16
4 II Passacaglia on the Death of Falstaff 2:46
5 IV Interlude: 'Touch her soft lips and part' 2:14
6 V I) Harfleur - 3:48
7 ii) The Night Watch 5:21
8 VI St Crispin's Day - 3:23
9 Agincourt 11:54
   
 Hamlet* 17:50  
  A Shakespeare Scenario  
  compiled by Christopher Palmer  
10 II Fanfare - 0:56
11 Soliloquy - 2:36
12 III The Ghost 3:16
13 V The Question - 2:17
14 'To be or not to be' - 3:13
15 VIII Threnody 2:13
16 IX Finale (Funeral March) 3:15
   
 Richard III* 14:26  
  A Shakespeare Scenario  
  compiled by Christopher Palmer  
17 II Prelude 3:10
18 III Monologue: 'Now is the winter of our discontent' 4:15
19 VII The Princes in the Tower 2:31
20 X Death of Richard and Finale 4:21
 Christopher Plummer narrator*
 Sir John Gielgud narrator†
 Sir Neville Marriner
  8-11 November 1989, 14-15 May 1990