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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker: this week a collection of autumnal music, Italian Cantatas by Handel and recordings by the flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal.

with Sarah Walker: this week autumnal music, Italian Cantatas by Handel and recordings by the flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal.

Today's highlights include a classic recording of the overture to Borodin's Prince Igor. There's light autumnal music by Vernon Duke with the soprano Dawn Upshaw conducted by Eric Stern, the contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux sings Handel's Irene, idolo mio and we conclude today's programme with Shostakovich's October Symphonic Poem played by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra under Gerard Schwarz.

10:00
Borodin
Prince Igor - Overture
State Symphony Orchestra of Russia
Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)
RCA 09026616742

10:12
Fumio Hayasaka
Autumn
Noriko Ogawa (piano)
BIS CD854

10:17
Billy Mayerl
Autumn Crocus
Eric Parkin (piano)
CHANDOS CHAN8848

10:20
Lu Wencheng
Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake
Lang Lang (piano)
DG 4429484

10:23
Debussy
Printemps Suite (arr Busser)
Orchestre National de L'ORTF
Jean Martinon (conductor)
EMI CDM 7695882

10:40
Handel
Irene, idolo mio
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
Luc Beausejour (harpsichord)
Amanda Keesmaat (baroque cello)
ANALEKTA FL 231619

10:52
Haydn
String Quartet in D minor, Op.103
Takacs Quartet
DECCA 4301992

11:03
Frantisek Benda
Concerto in E minor
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute)
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Milan Munclinger (conductor)
SUPRAPHON 1113082

11:26
Alwyn
Autumn Legend for Cor Anglais and String Orchestra
Rachael Pankhurst (cor anglais)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)
NAXOS 8.570704

11:37
Vernon Duke
Autumn in New York (orch. Jonathan Tunick)
The Sea-Gull and the Ea-Gull
Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Orchestra
Eric Stern (conductor)
NONESUCH 7559795312

11:44
Shostakovich
October, Op.131
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz (conductor)
NAXOS 8557812.

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