Paul Driver: William Walton
12 December 2002
Show More The Selected Letters of William Walton edited by Malcolm Hayes.
Faber, 526 pp., £30, January 2002, 0 571 20105 9Show More
William Walton: Muse of Fire by Stephen Lloyd.
Boydell, 332 pp., £45, June 2001, 9780851158037Show More
William Walton, the Romantic Loner: A Centenary Portrait Album by Humphrey Burton and Maureen Murray.
Oxford, 182 pp., £25, January 2002, 0 19 816235 9Show More
“... his Hindemith theme as a tone-row lacking a note), and rich in appendices. Humphrey Burton’s and Maureen Murray’s stylishly informative life-in-pictures is pure celebration, and it’s fascinating to follow the unlikely but unwinding road that leads from Werneth to Oxford to Chelsea, Ischia and Grand Old Sod-dom. Walton’s sheer luck is apparent, as ...”