Monday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No 3. Brahms: Variations on a theme of Haydn. Spohr: Septet. Schubert: Moments musicaux (selection). Mozart: String Quartet No 15.
Great performances and classic recordings. This week' programmes feature composers like Brahms, who felt they were dogged by that giant, Beethoven.
Overture: Leonore No 3
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
SONY SMK 47521
Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op 56a
London Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Monteux (conductor)
DECCA 475 7798-2
Septet in A minor, Op 147
The Nash Ensemble
Moments musicaux, D780: selection
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
String Quartet No 15 in D minor K421
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.