Façade : an entertainment / William Walton, Edith Sitwell (51:48) Suite from the incidental music to Salome / Constant Lambert (9:30)
Eleanor Bron, Richard Stilgoe, reciters (1st work) ; The Nash Ensemble ; David Lloyd-Jones, conductor.
The 1st work ("the complete extant numbers"--Cf. container) for reciters, flute (doubling piccolo), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), trumpet, violoncello and percussion, to poems by Edith Sitwell; the 2nd work for clarinet, trumpet, violoncello and percussion, reordered and connected by Giles Easterbrook from the incidental music for the play by Oscar Wilde. Recorded Sept. 1-3, 2000, Henry Wood Hall, London. Compact disc. Durations: 37:40; 21:31. Program notes and text of the 1st work in English in container.