Vintage port, anyone?

Portsmouth Point is Walton’s overture/sound-portrait of the sea-shantied, old-tarred, booze-fuelled bustle of Swansea Portsmouth harbour in the early nineteenth century; the piece is based on this slightly risqué etching by Thomas Rowlandson: During his career Walton produced work in most musical genres, ranging from film scores through to chamber music. This week we take a […]