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Monday - Sarah Walker

with Sarah Walker, and her guest, the author, critic and broadcaster, Stephen Bayley who is an expert commentator on matters relating to style, taste and contemporary design.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Russian Overtures And Orchestral Works played by the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Mikhail Pletnev: NEWTON CLASSICS 8802037

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.

10.30am
This week Sarahs guest is Stephen Bayley who played a major role in the foundation of the Design Museum. Author, critic, columnist, broadcaster and curator, Stephen is an expert commentator on matters relating to style, taste and contemporary design. His books and journalism, on subjects as diverse as the Albert Memorial, Commerce and Culture, Sex: a cultural history, Cars, and Woman as Design, have changed the way the world thinks about design. As well as talking about music, with the Olympic Games soon to begin, they'll also be discussing a new exhibition opening at the Design Museum: Sports vs Design.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice
Bridge: The Sea
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Groves (conductor)
EMI 566855.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Nielsen

    Andante Tranquillo e Scherzo for String Orchestra: Scherzo

    Performers: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

    • CLASSICO CLASSCD299.
  • 9.04: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

      Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

      Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.

      Performers: Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

      • NEWTON CLASSICS 8802037.
  • Richard Strauss

    Sextet from Capriccio

    Performers: Gewandhausorchester, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 425-2.
  • 9.22:

    • Dall'abaco

      Concerto a quattro da chiesa Op. 2 No. 1 in D minor

      Performers: Concerto Köln

      • TELDEC 2564698892.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Three small piano pieces

    Performers: Niklas Sivelov (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.553730.
  • 9.36: Artist of the Week - Leonard Bernstein

    • Leonard Bernstein

      Candide: Overture; "Glitter and be Gay"

      Performers: June Anderson (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

      • DG 474 472-2.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Impromptu in G flat major

    Performers: Niklas Sivelov (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.553730.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Her sacred spirit soars

    Performers: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.559677.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Piano No. 15 in B flat major, K.450

    Performers: Leonard Bernstein (piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DECCA 467 123-2.
  • 10.30: Stephen Bayley's Choices

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Eine kleine Nachtmusik K.525 (Allegro)

      Performers: Le Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall (conductor)

      • ALIA VOX ASVA 9846.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Triple Concerto (final movement)

    Performers: Sviatoslav Richter (piano), David Oistrakh (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • EMI 566902.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Bridge

      The Sea

      Performers: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Groves (conductor)

      • EMI 566855.
  • Rachmaninov (transcribed Vierne)

    Prelude Op.3 No.2

    Performers: Olivier Latry (organ of Notre-Dame)

    • DG 4748162.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Symphony No.2 in B minor

    Performers: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9386.

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