The Bear (An Extravaganza in One Act). Composed by William Walton (1902-1983). Edited 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). William Walton Edition. Level D (difficult). Full Score. 280 pages. Duration 50'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193384439).
ISBN 9780193384439. 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.