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William Walton (1902–1983)
Suite from the music to the film Henry V (1944), compiled by Christopher PalmerSheet Music
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This `Henry Vth` suite from the 1943 film was compiled as a Shakespeare Scenario. It includes some spoken text from Shakespeare integrated with Walton`s score. In 10 parts: 1 Prologue; 2 Interlude: At the Boar`s Head; 3 Embarkation; 4 Interlude: `Touch her soft lips and part`; 5 Harfleur; 6 The Night Watch; 7 Upon the King; 8 Agincourt; 9 Interlude: At the French Court; 10 Epilogue. Samuel West (narrator), BBC Singers, Trinity Boys Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Leonard Slatkin.