The Bear (An Extravaganza in One Act). Composed by William Walton (1902-1983). Arranged by Michael Burden. For mezzo-soprano voice, baritone voice, bass voice, chamber orchestra (flute (+piccolo), oboe (+english horn), clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 percussion (tubular bells, timpani, suspended cymbal, tenor drum, snare drum, crotales, 3 wood blocks, tambourine, vibraphone, glockenspiel, whip, jingles, xylophone, ra). Scores. William Walton Edition. Walton Edition. Full Score. 280 pages. Duration 50'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193384439).
ISBN 9780193384439. Walton Edition. 13 x 10 inches.
This new edition of The Bear is based on a full assessment of all extant sources and takes account of Walton's various revisions. A new vocal score is also published on sale, and new orchestral material fully compatible with this score is available for hire from the publisher.