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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: The Lyrical Clarinet with Michael Collins; Artist of the Week: Andre Previn; Sarah's Essential Choice.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: The Lyrical Clarinet with Michael Collins: CHANDOS CHAN 10637

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, pianist, conductor and composer, Andre Previn

10.30am
Sarah Walker's guest on Essential Classics this week is the TV and radio comedian and bestselling author Tony Hawks. He is a regular guest on radio programmes such as The News Quiz, Would I Lie to You, Just a Minute, and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. As an author he has written the bestseller, 'Round Ireland with a Fridge' and 'Playing the Moldovans at Tennis', which was released as a film earlier this year.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Ernesto Nazareth

    Brejeiro (Tango Brasileiro)

    Performers: Gabriela Montero (piano)

    • EMI 18201.
  • 9.02am

    • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

      Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 – Danca

      Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Enrique Batiz (conductor)

      • EMI CDC 747901 8.
  • 9.08am: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Gerald Finzi

      Five Bagatelles Op. 23

      Performers: Michael Collins (clarinet), Michael McHale (piano)

      • CHANDOS CHAN 10637.
  • 9.23am

    • Bridge

      Coronation March

      Performers: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHAN 10729(6)X.
  • 9.31am: Artist of the Week - Andre Previn

    • Previn

      Tango, Song and Dance: 2. Song. Simply

      Performers: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Andre Previn (piano)

      • DG 471 5002.
  • 9.37am

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Ruhe Sanft mein holdes Leben

      Performers: Miah Persson (soprano), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Sebastien Weigle (conductor)

      • BIS 1529.
  • 9.45am

    • Domenico Gallo

      Trio Sonata No. 12 in E

      Performers: Parnassi musici

      • CPO 9997172.
  • 9.51am

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Die holle Rache (Die Zauberflote)

      Performers: Florence Foster Jenkins (soprano), Cosme McMoon (piano)

      • RCA GD61175.
  • 9.56: Artist of the Week - Andre Previn

    • Jean Sibelius

      Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47

      Performers: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Dresden Staatskapelle, Andre Previn (conductor)

      • DG 447 895.
  • 10.25: Tony Hawks' Choice

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Lieder ohne Worte Op. 38 No. 2 in C minor

      Performers: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

      • DG 453 0612.
  • 10.36: Tony Hawks' Choice

    • Georges Bizet

      L'arlesienne Suite No. 1

      Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham (conductor)

      • EMI CDC 7477942.
  • 10.56am

    • Johannes Brahms

      Waltz in A flat, Op.39 No.15

      Performers: Moura Lympany (piano)

      • EMI CDZ 762523-2.

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