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Friday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow. Gurney: The Western Playland (excpts). Ravel: A minor Piano Trio. Gounod: Jewel Song (Faust). Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht.

Our Friday virtuoso is the organist Simon Preston playing Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in G minor. Also today we've George Butterworth's elegiac Banks of Green Willow, Ravel's Piano Trio in A minor, and we conclude with our final Dvorak Symphonic Poem this week, The Golden Spinning Wheel in a performance by the LSO conducted by Istvan Kertesz.

10.00
Butterworth
The Banks of Green Willow
English String Orchestra
William Boughton (conductor)
NIMBUS NI5210/13

10.07
Gurney
A Western Playground: Loveliest of Trees; Golden Friends
Stephen Varcoe (baritone)
Delme Quartet
Iain Burnside (piano)
HELIOS CDH55187

10.12
Ravel
Piano Trio in A minor
Nash Ensemble
VIRGIN 5450162

10.40
Gounod
Faust - Jewel Song
Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
DG 4742402

10.47
Schoenberg
Verklarte Nacht
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Iona Brown (director)
CHANDOS CHAN 9616

11.19
Bach
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV542
Simon Preston (organ)
DG 4694202

11.31
Dvorak
The Golden Spinning Wheel Op.109
London Symphony Orchestra
Istvan Kertesz (conductor)
DECCA 4529462.

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Fri 12 Nov 2010 10:00

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