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Walton: Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto - Tasmin Little (violin); BBC Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor
  2. Violin Concerto
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This release offers a pair of top-notch William Walton compositions in technically sharp performances adorned by absolutely superb recorded sound that makes the central feature of Walton's orchestration, the transparency of winds and brass even in loud, dense passages, completely apparent. Violinist Tasmin Little turns in an unimpeachable performance in the technically punishing Violin Concerto, composed in 1939 for Jascha Heifetz and heard here in a revised version of 1943. But the album is really the work of conductor ...

Walton: Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto 2014, Chandos

UPC: 095115513620