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Monday - Sarah Walker

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 12 December 2011

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Treasures of Christ Church: The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford, Stephen Darlington (director of music) AVIE AV2215

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, oboist Heinz Holliger. Hear him performing Rietz: Konzertstuck in F minor, Op.33 and Zelenka: Trio Sonata No.3 in B flat

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is Guardian columnist Michele Hanson, who introduces her essential pieces, including the first work that attracted her to classical music, and the work she would like to perform if she were a virtuoso musician.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice

Handel: Giulio Cesare
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

Music Played

14 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Allegro finale (Sonata in F major, TWV 43: F 1)

    Performers: Musica Alta Ripa

    MDG 309 1582-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, BWV1050

    Performers: English Concert, Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord/director)

    ARCHIV 410 501-2

  • 9.22: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Image for Howells

      Howells Like as the hart

      Performers: Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Stephen Darlington (director of music)

      AVIE AV 2215

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg At the Wedding (Peer Gynt incidental music, Op.23)

    Performers: San Francisco Symphony, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    DECCA 425 448-2

  • 9.37: Artist of the Week - Heinz Holliger

    • Image for Rietz

      Rietz Konzertstuck in F minor, Op.33

      Performers: Heinz Holliger (oboe), Radio Symphony Orchestra Frankfurt, Eliahu Inbal (conductor)

      BRILLIANT CLASSICS 94054

  • 9.52am

    • Image for Edvard Grieg

      Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No.2

      Performers: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

      DG 474 269-2

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Dein blaues Auge, Op.59 No.8

    Performers: Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

    EMI 585099-2

  • 10.14: Artist of the Week - Heinz Holliger

    • Image for Zelenka

      Zelenka Trio Sonata No.3 in B flat major

      Performers: Heinz Holliger (oboe), Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Klaus Thunemann (bassoon), Klaus Stoll (double-bass), Jonathan Rubin (lute), Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)

      ECM 4625422

  • 10.30: Michele Hanson's Choices

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

      Johann Sebastian Bach Inventions: No.8 in F major BWV 779, No.4 in D minor BWV 775, No.13 in A minor BWV 784

      Performers: Glenn Gould (piano)

      SONY CLASSICAL 82876 787662

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Cello Concerto No.1 in C major: opening movement

    Performers: Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown (conductor)

    EMI CDC 749305-2

  • 10.48am

    • Image for Frederick Delius

      Frederick Delius La Calinda

      Performers: Halle Orchestra, John Barbirolli

      EMI 379983-2

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Pieces, Op.94: No.1 Danse; No.2 Nouvelette; No.3 Sonnet; No.4 Berger et Bergerette

    Performers: Havard Gimse (piano)

    NAXOS 8.555363

  • 11.00am

    • Image for George Frideric Handel

      George Frideric Handel Giulio Cesare (Act III sc.1 excerpt)

      Performers: Building a Library recommended recording

  • 11.25am

    • Image for Ernest Chausson

      Ernest Chausson Symphony in B flat major, Op.20

      Performers: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch (conductor)

      RCA GD60683

  • Today's Brainteaser Answer

    The wedding in question was Ingrid’s (from Ibsen's Peer Gynt).

    The music played:

    Grieg
    Peer Gynt incidental music Op.23: No.1 ‘At the Wedding’
    San Francisco Symphony
    Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)
    DECCA 425 448-2

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