Walton Sir William Walton was commissioned in 1959 to write music for an ABC television series based on Churchill's A History of English Speaking Peoples. The series never materialized, but Walton's piece did. Here's Sir David Willcocks leading the Philharmonia Orchestra in "March for the History of the English-Speaking Peoples."
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Sir William Walton was commissioned in 1959 to write music for an ABC television series based on Churchill's A History of English Speaking Peoples. The series never materialized, but Walton's piece did. Here's Sir David Willcocks leading the Philharmonia Orchestra in "March for the History of the English-Speaking Peoples."