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Monday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt in Bach: Italian Concerto and Granados: Danzas espanolas (excerpt); Sarah's Essential Choice: Strauss: Aus Italien.

9am
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: British Wind Band Classics - Wind Music by Holst and Vaughan Williams. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, Timothy Reynish. CHANDOS CHAN 9697.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Angela Hewitt. Every day this week, Sarah plays one of the pianist's celebrated recordings of Bach. Today features the Italian Concerto, as well as music by Granados (a selection from the Danzas espanolas Op. 37).

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest this week is Julian Rhind-Tutt, best known as Dr "Mac" McCartney in the comedy TV series "Green Wing". He shares some of his musical choices with Sarah.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice
Strauss: Aus Italien
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi.

3 hours

Music Played

  • 9am: Artist of the Week - Angela Hewitt

    • Louis Couperin

      La Lutine (Pièces de Clavecin Book 1 from Troisieme Ordre)

      Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

      • HYPERION CDA 67520.
  • 9.02: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Gustav Holst

      Suite No. 1 for Military Band Op. 28 No. 1

      Performers: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, Timothy Reynish (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHAN9697.
  • Jules Massenet

    'Je ne suis que faiblesse… Adieu, notre petite table' (Manon)

    Performers: Maria Callas (soprano), Orchestre du Theatre National de l’Opera, Georges Prêtre (conductor)

    • EMI CD EMX 2123.
  • Sammartini

    Concerto for Recorder and strings in F

    Performers: Michala Petri (soprano/descant recorder), Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)

    • RCA 09026 685432.
  • 9.30: Brainteaser - Who dies here?

    • Richard Strauss

      Til Eulenspiegel (close)

      Performers: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

      • NIMBUS NI 5235.
  • 9.35: Artist of the Week - Angela Hewitt

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Italian Concerto in F major BWV 971

      Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

      • HYPERION CDA 67306.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade No. 13 in G K.525 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik'

    Performers: Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL M2YK 46463.
  • Playford

    Mask no 1 from the English Dancing Master

    Performers: Les Witches

    • ALPHA 502.
  • 10.15: Artist of the Week - Angela Hewitt

    • Granados

      Danzas Espagnolas Op. 37: No. 2 Oriental, No. 5 Andaluza; No. 9 Valenciana

      Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

      • CBC MVCD 1077.
  • 10.30: Julian Rhind-Tutt's Choices

    • Sweelinck

      'Echo' Fantasia in A minor

      Performers: Gustav Leonhardt (organ of Grote of St Jakobskerk, the Hague)

      • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 77434.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat

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

    • EMI CDM 566 909 2.
  • 11am:

    • Richard Strauss

      Aus Italien Op. 16

      Perfrormers:

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello concerto in A minor RV420

    Performers: Sol Gabetta (cello), Cappella Gabetta, Andres Gabetta (violindirector)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697932302.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto in A minor, RV 420

    Performer: Sol Galbetta. Performer: Andrés Gabetta. Ensemble: Cappella Gabetta.
    • Il Progetto Vivaldi 2: Sol Galbetta.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7-9.

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