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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt (piano) in Bach: Chorale Prelude (Jesu, meine Zuversicht); Sarah's Essential Choice: Debussy. Images.

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.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Angela Hewitt. Today we hear her in works by two Baroque masters: Bach (Chorale Prelude "Jesu, meine Zuversicht" BWV 728) and Rameau (Keyboard Suite in E minor).

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.

Sarah's Essential Choice
London Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Monteux (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johannes (1833-1897) Brahms

    Now playing: Brahms - Clarinet Sonata No. 2 in E flat

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Overture – Candide

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • DG 439 251 2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Une larme (A Tear) - Theme and variations

    Performers: Roel Dieltiens (cello), Jan Vermeulen (piano)

  • 9.15: Sarah's CD of the Week

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      Toccata marziale

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

      • CHANDOS CHAN9697.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Romanze Op. 26

    Performers: Marianne Thorsen (violin), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10693.
  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - Angela Hewitt

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Chorale Prelude 'Jesu, meine Zuversicht' BWV 728

      Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

      • HYPERION CDA 67499.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    'Carnival' Overture Op. 92

    Performers: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 429 518 2.
  • 9.45: Artist of the Week - Angela Hewitt

    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      Suite in E minor

      Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

      • HYPERION CDA 67597.
  • John Taverner

    Sanctus & Benedictus from Missa Mater Christi

    Performers: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Stephen Darlington (director)

    • NIMBUS 5218.
  • Boyce

    Symphony no 4 in F major

    Performers: The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock (director)

    • ARCHIV 419 631 2.
  • 10.30: Julian Rhind-Tutt's Choices

    • Trad. arranged Craig Leon

      She moves (moved) through the fair

      Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Edin Karamazov (lute), Stacey Shames (harp)

      • DECCA 468 499.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kijé Suite: The Birth of Kijé; Romance; Troika

    Performers: Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)

  • Luis de Narváez

    Ya asiente el Rey Ramiro

    Performers: Julian Bream (lute)

    • RCA 09026 616062.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Claude Debussy


      Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

      • DECCA ELOQUENCE 476 8472.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata for clarinet and piano No. 2 in E flat

    Performers: Karl Leister (clarinet), Gerhard Oppitz (piano)

    • ORFEO CO8641.


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