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Friday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Artist of the Week: David Willcocks in Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs. Handel: Chandos Anthem No 10; Essential Choice Kalinnikov: Symphony No 1.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Janine Jansen playing a selection of romantic violin showpieces: DECCA 4750112

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Sir David Willcocks in music by Vaughan Williams (Three Shakespeare Songs) and Handel (Chandos Anthem No.10 The Lord is my light)

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is Professor Robert Winston, a leading international expert in human fertility, who introduces his essential pieces of classical music.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice.

Kalinnikov: Symphony No.1.
USSR Symphony Orchestra,
Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor).
REGIS RRC1351.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II - Eljen a Magyar! Op.332

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

  • Hector Berlioz

    The Damnation of Faust - Rakoczy March

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)

    • LSO LIVE 008.
  • 9.09: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Camille Saint‐Saëns

      Havanaise Op.33

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

      • DECCA 4750112.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel - Symphony in D Op.17 No.3

    Performers: The Hanover Band, Anthony Halstead (conductor)

  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - David Willcocks

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      Three Shakespeare Songs

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

      • DECCA 4300932.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Andante Cantabile from String Quartet No.1

    Performers: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • SONY 92726.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo from West Side Story

    Performers: The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG 4100252.
  • 10.00: Artist of the Week - David Willcocks

    • George Frideric Handel

      Chandos Anthem No.10 The Lord is my light HWV255

      Performers: April Cantelo (Soprano), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks (conductor)

      • DECCA 4583892.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude in G BWV568

    Performers: Simon Preston

    • DG 4694202.
  • 10.30: Robert Winston's Choices

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony No.3 – Allegro

      Performers: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, David Zinman (conductor)

      • ARTE NOVA 74321592142.
  • Vincenzo Galilei

    Contrapunto secondo di BM

    Performers: I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

    • DECCA 001565500.
  • Franz Liszt

    La Campanella

    Performers: Franoic-Rene Duchable

    • EMI 5723562.
  • 11.00: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Vasily Kalinnikov

      Symphony No.1

      Performers: USSR Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

      • REGIS RRC1351.
  • 11.35:

    • Claude Debussy

      Sonata for cello and piano in D minor

      Performers: Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)

      • DECCA 4609742.
  • Ambroise Thomas

    Overture to 'Raymond'

    Performers: The Montreal Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit

    • DECCA 4215272.

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