HD-Vinyl 24/96 (RCA) William Walton – Belshazzar’s Feast (Milnes/Gibson)

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Walton’s 37-minute oratorio, Belshazzar’s Feast, is scored for large orchestra, including saxophone, two additional brass bands, a multitude of percussion (slapstick, anvil, castanets, xylophone, etc.), piano, organ, as well as a double chorus and baritone soloist. The text conveys the story of the Babylonian captivity and King Belshazzar/Nebuchadnezzar. The work features stunning choral writing, seen at the outstart for a cappella choir which first sets the scene and mood.

# Composer: William Walton
# Performer: Sherrill Milnes
# Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Alexander Gibson
# Vinyl (1977)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
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# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# Size: 913 MB
# Scan: yes
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