ONE SHILLING

AUGUST 1943

Trode Offi ce ; M:mtague House Russe ll Square London. W .C.1

Telephone ; Museu m n45

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V OX. T HE RADIO CRITIC a n d B ROADCAST REVIEW

Edited by

COMPTON MACKENZIE and CHRISTOPHER STONE

LONDON EDITOR - CECIL POLLARD

Editorial Offi ce ; 49 Ebringtol\ Road Kenton. Harrow

Middlesex Tllephone; Wo rdsworth 2010

THE MUSIC OF W

WILLIAM WALT O N was born at O ldham in l ~ '2 . !:1 childhood he showed exception al m usical talent, a nd \C I; his early works displayed remarkable techn ica l ass ur ance . O nce he had acquired experience his fame became in te rn at ional a nd perhaps rus genius is bes t sununa r ised in th e wo rds of th e Inte Sir Donald Tovey, who, writing of the Violin Concerto sa id , " This is onc oT the most important conce r tos for an y in stru ment a nd .1 ca n see no limits to what may be expected of th e tone p oe t \d](, created i t". .------ - BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST

HUDDERS FIE LD CHORAL SOCIETY

LIVERPOO L PHILHARMONIC O RCHESTRA

BRASS BAN DS

Solo ist:DENNIS N OBLE • C ond. WI LLIAM WALTON

C 3330- +

(Recorded under t he aus pices of the Br itish Coun i l )

C ONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA

HEIFETZ and CINCI NNATI SYMPHONY O RCHES,RA Cond. EU GENE GOOSSENS

DB 595 3-5

C ROWN IMPERIAL (A Coronation March, 1937) -

B.B .C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Cond. Sir AD RIA N BOUL T

DB 3164

FA<;ADE-Suite Nol - C2836-7 Suite No.2

LON DON PHI LHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Cond. W ILLl AM WALTON

C 31)42

PORTSMOUT H POINT -Overture -

B.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Cond. SIR ADRI AN BOULT

DA 15-40

THE W ISE VIRGIN S-B. lle t Suite (on t hemes .of 1. S. Bach)

SAOLER'S WELLS ORCHESTRA Cond. WILLlAM WALTON

C 3178-9

THE GRAMOPHONE CO MPANY LIMITED HAYES . MI DDLESEX .