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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

Classical Collection with Sarah Walker: this week a selection of music inspired by the warming sun, Handel Oratorios; recordings by Vernon Handley.

Today's highlights include Vernon Handley conducting Bantock, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson singing Handel, Brahms' Clarinet Quintet and Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream overture.

10.00
Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 474 269-2

10:14
Bach arr. Montero
Two-Part Invention in D minor, BWV775
Gabriela Montero (piano)
EMI 367359-2

10.19
Bantock
The Third Day (The Song of Songs)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley (conductor)
HYPERION CDA 67395

10.25
Handel
Ah! Whither should we fly... As with rosy steps the morn (Theodora)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Harry Bicket (conductor)
AVIE AV0030

10.35
Brahms
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115
Berlin Soloists
WARNER APEX 0927 44350-2

11.10
Anon
Jota (improvisation on a theme from the Saldivar codice) Hesperion XXI
Jordi Savall (director)
Alia Vox AV 9834

11.14
Handel
Theodora: Part 2, scene 2
Susan Gritton (soprano)
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (director)
ARCHIV 469 061-2

11.24
Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture Op.21
London Symphony Orchestra
Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 423 104-2

11.37
The Wednesday Award-winner

Faure
Fantaisie, Op.111
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos (conductor)
DECCA 417 583-2.

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Wed 26 Jan 2011 10:00