Walton was good at those zippy short concert-opener pieces: Portsmouth Point, Scapino, Johannesburg Festival, Partita.

At the reception for the musicology conference that started today, I drank enough glasses of wine that I threw caution to the winds and recited all of "Scotch Rhapsody" from FaŤade for my friends. With the Scottish accent.

[This message has been edited by Jon (edited 11-20-2010).]