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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: David Willcocks conducting Tallis: Spem in Alium. Henry Balfour Gardiner: Evening Hymn; Essential Choice: Haydn: Nelson Mass.

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Janine Jansen playing a selection of romantic violin showpieces: DECCA 4750112.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Sir David Willcocks in music by Tallis (Spem in Alium) and Henry Balfour Gardiner (Evening Hymn).

The Essential Classics guest is Professor Robert Winston, a leading international expert in human fertility, who introduces his essential pieces of classical music.

Sarah's Essential Choice.

Haydn: Nelson Mass.
Sylvia Stahlman (soprano),
Helen Watts (contralto),
Wilfred Brown (tenor),
Tom Krause (bass).
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge London Symphony Orchestra Sir David Willcocks (conductor) DECCA 4586232.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in G BWV577

    Performers: Simon Preston (organ)

    • DG 4694202.
  • Christian Cannabich

    Sinfonia in E flat major

    Performers: Concerto Koln

    • TELDEC 2564698899.
  • 9.15: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Danse Russe (Swan Lake)

      Performers: Janine Jansen (violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

      • DECCA 4750112.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine (conductor)

    • DG 4196172.
  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - David Willcocks

    • Thomas Tallis

      Spem in alium

      Performers: Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Cambridge University Musical Society, David Willcocks (conductor)

      • DECCA 4550292.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in A K.305

    Performers: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Lambert Orkis (piano)

    • DG 4724409.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.89 in F

    Performers: London Mozart Players, Jane Glover (conductor)

    • ASV CDDCA635.
  • 10.20: Artist of the Week - David Willcocks

    • Gardiner

      Evening Hymn

      Performers: Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks (conductor)

      • EMI 428944.
  • 10.30: Robert Winston's Choices

    • Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich

      Symphony No.5 – Allegretto

      Performers: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

      • MELODIYA MELCD1001065.
  • Clara Schumann

    Konzertsatz in F minor

    Performers: Lucy Parham (piano), BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

  • 11.00: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Joseph Haydn

      Nelson Mass

      Performers: Sylvia Stahlman (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), Wilfred Brown (tenor), Tom Krause (bass), Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks (conductor)

      • DECCA 4586232.
  • 11.40:

    • Claude Debussy

      L'Isle Joyeuese

      Performers: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

      • CHANDOS CHAN 10443.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio Sonata in C minor BWV526

    Performers: Simon Preston (organ)

    • DG 4694202.


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