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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Carmen-Fantasie, Anne-Sophie Mutter; Artist of the Week: John Ogdon; Sarah's Essential Choice: Bantock: The Cyprian Goddess.

with Sarah Walker, and her guest, plant pathologist Pippa Greenwood.

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Carmen-Fantasie, Anne-Sophie Mutter, DG 437 5442

A daily brainteaser, performances by our Artist of the Week, John Ogdon, and a great Wagner aria as part of Wagner 200.

This is the week of the Chelsea Flower Show, and Sarah Walker's guest is plant pathologist Pippa Greenwood. Pippa is well known through her work on television and radio, and as a journalist. She is a regular presenter on the BBC's Gardeners' World and a panel member of BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time. She also contributes regularly to BBC Gardeners' World magazine, Amateur Gardening, and the Mirror, and writes a regular blog for the BBC Gardeners' World website. Pippa is the author of several gardening books, including The New Gardener (which has sold over a million copies), 1001 Ways to be a Better Gardener, and Flower Gardener, which won a Garden Writers' Guild award in 1998. Her most recent book, The Gardener's Calendar, was published last year.

11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

Bantock: The Cyprian Goddess
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley (conductor)

Fauré: Piano Trio, Op. 120
Gil Shaham (violin)
Akira Eguchi (piano)
Brinton Smith (cello).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon seconda a 4

    Performers: London Brass

    • WARNER APEX 0927 40823-2.
  • 9.04: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Pablo de Sarasate

      Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

      Performers: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Vienna Philharmonic, James Levine (conductor)

      • DG 437 544-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso, Op. 3 No. 1 in B flat

    Performers: Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • ERATO 4509943542.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske, Op. 18

    Performers: Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

    • DG 474 8132.
  • 9.30:

    • Today's Brainteaser

      Critics' Corner

      Performers: The answer will appear at the bottom of this page at 12pm.

  • 9.32: Artist of the Week - John Ogdon

    • Christian Sinding

      Rustle of Spring, Op. 32 No. 3

      Performers: John Ogdon (piano)

      • EMI CDZ 7625252.
  • Myslivecek

    Overture for 2 horns, 2 oboes and strings in A

    Performers: Concerto Koln

    • ARKIV 477 6418.
  • Debussy (arr Caplet)

    Estampes No.1 - Pagodes

    Performers: Lyon National Orchestra, Jun Markl (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.509002.
  • 9.53: Artist of the Week - John Ogdon

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111

      Performers: John Ogdon (piano)

      • BBC LEGENDS 4183.
  • Anon

    England be glad

    Performers: Alamire, David Skinner (conductor)

    • OBSIDIAN CD705.
  • 10.19: Wagner 200

    • Richard Wagner

      Der Fliegende Hollander: Act II – Senta's Ballad

      Performers: Anja Silja (soprano), BBC Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer (conductor)

      • EMI 5551792.
  • 10.30: Pippa Greenwood's Choices

    • Waldteufel

      Skater's Waltz

      Performers: Mantovani (conductor) and his orchestra

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Peter and the Wolf Op. 67: 'And now, imagine the triumphant procession.'

    Performers: Richard Baker (narrator), New Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Leppard (conductor)

  • Aaron Copland

    El Salon Mexico

    Performers: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • DG 4316722.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Granville Bantock

      The Cyprian Goddess

      Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Hanley (conductor)

      • HYPERION CDA 66810.
  • John Dowland

    Shall I sue, shall I seek for grace?

    Performers: Emma Kirkby (soprano), Jakob Lindberg (lute)

    • BIS CD1505.
  • Avison

    Concerto Grtosso Op.9 No.12 in D

    Performers: The Avison Esnemble

    • DIVINE ART DDA21211.
  • 11.38am

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Piano Trio Op. 120

      Performers: Gil Shaham (violin), Akira Eguchi (piano), Brinton Smith (cello)

  • Richard Wagner

    Der Fliegende Hollander, Act II: Senta's Ballad

  • Émile Waldteufel

    Skater's Waltz

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Peter and the Wolf: Conclusion

    • Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchest.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
    • 007.
  • Granville Bantock

    The Cyprian Goddess

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Trio, Op. 120


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