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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: conductor Mark Elder; Sarah's Essential Choice: Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and winds.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: "Londonderry Air: The Music of Percy Grainger" -John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and the English Country Gardiner Orchestra: PHILIPS 4466572

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Mark Elder

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is the politician Lord Kinnock

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice

Stravinsky
Concerto for Piano and Winds
Boris Berman (piano)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 6654.

3 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    La réjouissance, from Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351

    Performers: The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 477 9987.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Fireworks, op.4

    Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 479 0005.
  • 9.07: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Percy Grainger

      The Lost Lady Found

      Performers: Monteverdi Choir, English Country Gardiner Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

      • PHILIPS 446 657-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in E flat, Hob 15:30

    Performers: Beaux Arts Trio

    • PHILIPS 454 098-2.
  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - Mark Elder

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      Norfolk Rhapsody No.1

      Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.

      Performers: Hallé, Mark Elder (conductor)

      • HALLE CD HLL 7512.
  • Corrette

    Sonata op.20 no.6 in D

    Performers: Musica Franca

    • MSR Classics MS 1171.
  • 10.10: Artist of the Week - Mark Elder

    • Carl Nielsen

      Flute Concerto

      Performers: Andrew Nicholson (flute), Hallé, Mark Elder (conductor)

      • HALLE CD HLL 7502.
  • 10.30: Neil Kinnock's Choices

    • Elgar (arr. Eric Ball)

      'Nimrod', from Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

      Performers: Tredegar Town Band, Russell Gray (conductor)

      • AMADEUS AMS CD073.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Trumpet Concerto in E

    Performers: Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet), Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 420 203-2.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Igor Stravinsky

      Concerto for Piano and Winds

      Performers: Boris Berman (piano), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Neeme Järvi (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHAN 6654(5).
  • Tomkins

    When David Heard

    Performers: Stile Antico

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807554.

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