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Monday - Sarah Walker

Sarah Walker spends the week dipping into the discography of the world - The Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986; today at 11am, they perform Strauss' Alpine Symphony. Also on the show there is carnival music from Saint-Saens.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas: Overture

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 423 104-2.
  • Carlos Salzedo

    Suite of Eight Dances (selection)

    Performers: Yolanda Kondonassis (harp)

    • Telarc CD-80691.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals

    Performers: The Nash Ensemble

    • VIRGIN VC 790751-2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    L'Adieu des Bergers (L'Enfance du Christ)

    Performers: Corydon Singers & Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDD 22067.
  • Artist of the Week

    • Richard Strauss

      An Alpine Symphony

      Performers: Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, Franz Welser-Most (conductor)

      • EMI 334569-2.

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