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Thursday - Sarah Walker

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 21 June 2012

9.00am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Purcell Chamber Music performed by London Baroque

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artists of the Week, the Gewandhaus Orchestra

10.30am
In the week that marks the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing, Sarah's guest is Dame Wendy Hall, a leading expert in computer science.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice
Beethoven: Symphony No 5
Vienna Philharmonic
Carlos Kleiber (conductor).

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Percy Grainger

    Percy Grainger Shepherd's Hey!

    Performers: BBC Philharmonic, Richard Hickox (conductor)

    CHANDOS CHAN 10638

  • 9.03: Artists of the Week - The Gewandhaus Orchestra

    • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

      Ludwig van Beethoven Overture in G to the ballet 'The Creatures of Prometheus', Op. 43

      Performers: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Franz Konwitschny (conductor)

      BERLIN CLASSICS 2672

  • 9.09: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Image for Henry Purcell

      Henry Purcell Trio Sonata No. 7 in E minor, Z796

      Performers: London Baroque

      HARMONIA MUNDI HMA 1951327

  • Image for Vieuxtemps

    Vieuxtemps Greeting to America, Op. 56

    Performers: Chloë Hanslip (violin), Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

    HYPERION CDA67878

  • 9.31: Artists of the Week - The Gewandhaus Orchestra

    • Image for Johannes Brahms

      Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dances: No. 5 in G minor and No. 6 in D

      Performers: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Václav Neumann (conductor)

      TELDEC 8.48270

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata in G, Hob XVI:6

    Performers: Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

    HYPERION CDA67882

  • 9.55:

    • Image for Giovanni Gabrieli

      Giovanni Gabrieli In Ecclesiis

      Performers: I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

      DECCA 478 3506

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Wedding-Day at Troldhaugen, op.65 no.6

    Performers: Percy Grainger (piano)

    APR 7501

  • 10.08: Artists of the Week - The Gewandhaus Orchestra

    • Image for Richard Wagner

      Richard Wagner Wesendonck Lieder

      Performers: Hanne-Lore Kuhse (soprano), Gewandhaus Orchestra, Václav Neumann (conductor)

      BERLIN CLASSICS 0013242BC

  • 10.30: Dame Wendy Hall's Choices

    • Image for George Frideric Handel

      George Frideric Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon

      Performers: Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

      ARCHIV 459 688-2

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor (1st mvt)

    Performers: Radu Lupu (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn (conductor)

    DECCA 417 728-2

  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

      Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

      Performers: Vienna Philharmonic, Carlos Kleiber (conductor)

      DG 447 400-2  

  • 11.35:

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K216

      Performers: David Oistrakh (violin and director), Philharmonia Orchestra

      REGIS RRC 1329

  • Today's Brainteaser Answer

    Where am I? Troldhaugen, Grieg’s home near Bergen in Norway.

    The music played:

    Grieg
    Wedding-Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65 No.6
    Percy Grainger (piano)
    APR 7501

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