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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Herold: Zampa Overture. Rameau: Tristes apprets (Castor et Pollux). d'Indy: Istar - symphonic variations. Porter: Let's Do It. Faure: Nocturne No 6.

with Sarah Walker: this week Paris through the ages, Beethoven cello sonatas and recordings by Michael Tilson Thomas.

Today's highlights include Stravinsky's Symphony in C from Michael Tilson Thomas, and a Group of 3 foreign operas that caused a bit of a stir when they were first heard in Paris.

10.00
Herold
Overture to Zampa
NBC Symphony Orchestra
Arturo Toscanini
RCA GD 60310

10.08
Rameau
Tristes apprets (Castor and Pollux)
Agnes Mellon (Telaire)
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901435.37

10.15
Vincent d'Indy
Istar, Symphonic variations, op.42
Orchestre Philharmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux
EMI CDM 7 63953 2

10.29
Cole Porter
Let's Do It
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Paul Smith (piano)
Barney Kessel (guitar)
Joe Mondragon (bass)
Alvin Stoller (drums)
VERVE 314 537 257-2

10.33
Faure
Nocturne no.6
Kathryn Stott (piano)
HYPERION CDA66911/4

10.42
Ravel
Bolero
Berlin Philharmonic
Pierre Boulez
DG 439 859-2

10.58
Pergolesi
Lo conosco quegli occhietti (La serva padrona)
Patricia Biccire (Serpina)
Donato Di Stefano (Uberto)
La Petite Bande
Sigiswald Kuijken (director/ violin)
ACCENT ACC 96123 D

11.02
Donizetti
Il faut partir (La Fille du regiment, Act 1)
Joan Sutherland (Marie)
Luciano Pavarotti (Tonio)
Spiro Malas (Sulpice)
Eric Garrett (Le Caporal)
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Richard Bonynge
DECCA 414 520-2

11.09
Wagner
Begluckt darf nun dich (Tannhauser, Act 3)
Ambrosian Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra
Marek Janowski
TELDEC 2292 46336 2

11.14
Beethoven
Sonata for piano and cello in C, op.102 no.1
Adrian Brendel (cello)
Alfred Brendel (piano)
DECCA 475 379-2

11.31
Stravinsky
Symphony in C
London Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas
SONY SK 53275.

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