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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. J Strauss II: Kunstlerleben. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche. Chopin: Polonaise-fantaisie, Op 61. Copland: Rodeo (excts). Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5.

Classical Collection with Sarah Walker: this week a collection of waltzes; classic recordings from Maurizio Pollini.

More waltzes from the Strauss family today. Sarah presents Johann Strauss II's Kunstlerleben in a performance from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under Carlos Kleiber. Other dance music includes Chopin's Polonaise-fantaisie, Op 61 performed by Maurizio Pollini and Copland's 4 Dance Episodes from Rodeo, conducted by Copland himself.

10.00
Johann Strauss II
Kunstlerleben
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Carlos Kleiber (conductor)
SONY SX2K 45564

10.10
Strauss
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op 28
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Erich Kleiber (conductor)
EMI 575116-2

10.25
Chopin
Polonaise-fantaisie, Op 61
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
DG 457 711-2

10.39
Copland
4 Dance Episodes from Rodeo
London Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland (conductor)
SONY SM2K 89323

11.00
Group of 3: dance-based miniatures by Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson
Saraband;
Blue Tango;
The Waltzing Cat
The St Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
RCA 09026-68048-2

11.10
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 5
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgeny Mravinsky (conductor)
DG 419 745-2.

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