Rhyme

composer
author of text
18th century

 
William Walton’s Rhyme is a song of the City of London. A setting of the old children’s game Oranges and Lemons, with a lyric crammed with London churches and their bells, it’s the last in his cycle A Song for the Lord Mayor’s Table, composed for the City of London Festival in 1962.

from notes by Catherine Bott © 2004

Recordings

London Pride
CDA67457

Details

Track 5 on CDA67457 [2'00]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67457 track 5

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-04-45705
Duration
2'00
Recording date
26 May 2003
Recording venue
Savage Club, 1 Whitehall Place, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Simon Weir
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. London Pride (CDA67457)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: March 2004