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Monday - Sarah Walker

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 14 February 2011

With Sarah Walker. This week, music from the 1890s and recordings by the Beaux Arts Trio. Today's highlights include Rachmaninov's Trio Elegiaque No.1 in G minor, Op.9, played by the Beaux Arts Trio, and two recordings featuring the Berlin Philharmonic under different conductors: Mstislav Rostropovich takes the baton in Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, then passes it to Herbert von Karajan for Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra.

Brahms (orch. Albert Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No.6 in D
London Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati (conductor)
Mercury 434326

Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) SDG 707

Trio Elegiaque No.1 in G minor, Op.9
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 420 175-2

Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Berlin Philharmonic
Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)
DG 429 097-2

Richard Strauss
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 439 016-2

4 Serious Songs
The Building a Library choice as recommended in last Saturday's CD Review.


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