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WALTON: Viola Concerto with James Ehnes – The Sunday Times, CD of the Week

Sir William Walton (1902 – 1983): Concerto for Viola (1928 – 29, rev. 1936 – 37, 1962), Partita for Orchestra (1957), Sonata for String Orchestra (1971, after String Quartet in A minor, 1945 – 47) James Ehnes,  viola, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner Chandos  SACD CHSA5210 @ £11 plus P&P. Free P&P with your first […]

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