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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Prokofiev: Dance of the Knights (Romeo and Juliet). Bernstein: Gee, Officer Krupke (West Side Story). Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No 1. Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht.

This week Sarah Walker looks at Music in Literature and today's highlights include Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra and Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No.1.

10.00
Prokofiev
Dance of the Knights (Romeo and Juliet)
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn (conductor)
EMI 6770122

10.06*
Bernstein
'Gee, Officer Krupke' (West Side Story)
Original Broadway Cast recording
CBS 467606 2

10.10*
Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No.1
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
SONY CLASSICAL 63156

10.27*
Schoenberg
Verklarte Nacht, op.4
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 457 721-2

10.55*
Three choirs perform Vaughan Williams's Shakespeare Songs

11.05*
Haydn
Symphony No.83 in G minor 'The Hen'
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Ernest Ansermet (conductor)
DECCA 480 194-2

11.25*
Strauss
Also sprach Zarathustra
Dresden Staatskapelle
Rudolf Kempe (conductor)
EMI 7475655.

2 hours

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