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Monday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including 9.00am CD of the Week. 9.30am Artist of the Week: the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. 11.00am Sarah's Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky: Hamlet.

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Berlioz Overtures - Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

A daily brainteaser, and performances by our Artists of the Week, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Sarah Walker's guest this week is the chef and writer Tamasin Day-Lewis. Tamasin (daughter of the poet Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, and sister of the actor Daniel Day-Lewis) has a weekly food column for the Daily Telegraph, and also writes for Vanity Fair, Vogue and Food Illustrated. Her cookbooks have covered a range of rural recipes, from the preparation of seasonal dishes and picnics to the art of pie-baking and slow cooking. She is known for her unique writing style, incorporating personal memories and anecdotes as well as background information about ingredients into her cookbooks. Recent titles include Tamasin's Kitchen Bible, Supper for a Song and Food You Can't Say No To. She is currently writing a new cooking book, Smart Tart.

Tchaikovsky: Hamlet
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Polka (Gaite Parisienne)

    Performers: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel (conductor)

    • TELARC CD-80294.
  • 9.02: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Hector Berlioz

      Le Carnaval romain, Op. 9

      Performers: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHSA 5118.
  • 9.11am

    • Beach

      Romance (1898)

      Performers: Paul Barritt (violin), James Lisney (piano)

      • BIS CD 1245.
  • 9.18am

    • Robert Schumann

      Papillons, Op. 2

      Performers: Nelson Freire (piano)

      • DECCA 473 902-2.
  • 9.30am

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Waltz Scene (Eugene Onegin, Act II)

      Performers: Eugene Onegin: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Neil Shicoff (tenor), St Peterburg Chamber Choir, Orchestre de Paris, Semyon Bychov (conductor)

      • PHILIPS 475 7017-2.
  • 9.38am

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      English Folk Song Suite

      Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult (conductor)

      • HMV 5 86778-2.
  • 9.48am

    • Franz Schubert

      Sonatina for violin and piano in D major, D.384 / Op. 137 No. 1

      Performers: Julia Fischer (violin), Martin Helmchen (piano)

      • PENTATONE PTC5186 347.
  • 10.01am: Artists of the Week - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    • Richard Strauss

      Rosenkavalier Suite

      Performers: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor)

      • ORFEO C 803 091 A.
  • 10.27am

    • François Couperin

      Les Moissoneurs (Ordre No.6)

      Performers: John Kitchen (harpsichord)

      • DELPHIAN CDC34112.
  • 10.30: Tamasin Day-Lewis's Choices

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat, BWV 1051

      Performers: English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

  • 10.51am

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Nocturne, Op. 9 No.1 in B flat minor

      Performers: Artur Rubinstein (piano)

      • RCA RD 89563(2).
  • 11.59am

    • Dmitry Shostakovich

      Little Polka (Jazz Suite No.2)

      Performers: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

      • DECCA 433 702-2.
  • 11am

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


      Performers: The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday’s CD Review

  • 11.22am

    • Gustav Mahler

      Urlicht (Symphony No. 2)

      Performers: Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

      • EMI CDS747062.
  • 11.27am

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      String Quartet in D minor, K.421

      Performers: Cleveland Quartet

      • TELARC CD-80297.


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