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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: Leonard Bernstein; Sarah's Essential Choice: Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F.

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

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

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.

Sarah's Essential Choice
Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)
RCA 60862.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    Improvisations - No. 8 in A minor

    Performers: Pascal Rogé (piano)

    • DECCA 4757097.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Phaeton Op. 39

    Performers: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHSA 5104.
  • 9.11:

    • Rebel Francouer

      Scanderberg – Overture

      Performers: Les Paladins, Jerome Correas (conductor)

      • NAÏVE OP30532.
  • Gretry

    Le Tableau Parlant - Overture

    Performers: Les Paladins, Jerome Correas (conductor)

    • NAÏVE OP30532.
  • 9.20: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Tcherepnin

      La princesse lointaine, Op. 4: Prelude

      Performers: Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

      • NEWTON CLASSICS 8802037.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No. 1

    Performers: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • DECCA 475 210-2.
  • 9.36: Artist of the Week - Leonard Bernstein

    • Aaron Copland

      Clarinet Concerto

      Performers: Stanley Drucker (clarinet), New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

      • DG 431 672-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in B minor BWV951

    Performers: Glenn Gould (piano)

    • SONY SMK 52620.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV29

    Performers: Olivier Latry (organ)

    • DG 4748162.
  • 10.02:

    • Gustav Mahler

      Symphony No.10 – Adagio

      Performers: New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

      • CBS 42200.
  • 10.30: Stephen Bayley's Choices

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Cello Suite No. 1 BWV 1007 - Prelude and Allemande

      Performers: Pierre Fournier (cello)

      • DG 419 359-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento della ninfa (Ottavo Libro dei Madrigali, 1638)

    Performers: Roberta Mameli (soprano), Emanuele Cisi (saxophone), Alberto Lo Gatto (double bass), Davide Pozzi (harpsichord), Claudio Cavina (director)

    • GLOSSA GCD P30917.
  • Marin Marais

    Pieces en trio in E minor (Passacaille)

    Performers: Members of the Purcell Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA 66310.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • George Gershwin

      Piano Concerto in F

      Performers: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

      • RCA 60862.
  • Frederick Delius

    The Walk to the Paradise Garden

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)

    • WARNER APEX 8573890842.
  • Ferdinand Ries

    The Bride of Messina Op.162 - Overture

    Performers: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne, Howard Griffiths (conductor)

    • CPO 7776092.


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