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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Mendelssohn Part Songs; Proms Artist Recommends: Nobuyuki Tsujii; Essential Choice: Bach: Orchestral Suite, BWV1067.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Mendelssohn Part Songs, Netherlands Chamber Choir, GLOBE GLO5075, and at 9.30 our daily brainteaser.

10am
A new feature for the 2013 Proms Season: 'Proms Artist Recommends'.
An artist performing later today in the BBC Proms recommends three musical works, and on Essential Classics we'll play one of those pieces around 10am. Today's artist is Nobuyuki Tsujii, .

10.30am
Sarah's guest this week is the lawyer and former President of the European Court of Human Rights, Sir Nicolas Bratza. Among his many positions, Sir Nicolas is a member of the Advisory Council and former Vice-Chairman of the British Institute of Human Rights, a member of the Advisory Board of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Human Rights Law Review.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice

Bach arr. Mahler: Orchestral Suite, BWV 1067
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

11.20am
Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D.845
Wilhelm Kempff (piano).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gigue from French Suite in E flat, BWV 815

    Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67122.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Rhapsody, Op. 45 No. 2

    Performers: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Zdenék Kosler (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.550610.
  • 9.15: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Neujahrslied, Op. 88 No. 1; Der Glückliche, Op. 88 No. 2; Hirtenlied, Op. 88 No. 3

      Performers: Netherlands Chamber Choir, Uwe Gronostay (conductor)

      • GLOBE GLO5075.
  • G Pierne

    Impromptu-caprice, Op. 9

    Performers: Marisa Robles (harp)

    • DECCA 433 869 2.
  • 9.30am

    • Today's Brainteaser

      Who's Singing?

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

  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata in E minor H.XVI No. 34

    Performers: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • PHILIPS 412 228 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scene from Act 2 and Dance of the little swans from Swan Lake

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)

    • DG 449 726 2.
  • 10am: Proms Artists Recommend - Nobuyuki Tsujii

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Polonaise in A flat 'Polonaise Heroique'

      Performers: Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

      • AVEX AVCL 25178.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Gli Ucelli (The Birds)

    Performers: San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 411 419 2.
  • 10.30: Sir Nicolas Bratza's Choices

    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

      Song of India

      Performers: Yovanovitch Bratza (violin), Serge Krish (piano)

      • COLUMBIA 4823.
  • Cyril Scott

    Sonnet No. 1

    Performers: Yovanovitch Bratza (violin), Dusko Yovanovitch (piano)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Allemande & Corrente

    Performers: Julia Fischer (violin)

    • PENTATONE PTC5186072.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers (All Night Vigil): Ave Maria; Nunc Dimittis

    Performers: Constantin Ognevoi (tenor), National Choir of the USSR, Alexander Sveshnikov (conductor)

    • LE CHANT DE MONDE LDC 278552.
  • Trad arr Bartok

    Hungarian Folk Song no 2 BB80b Sz66

    Performers: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • DECCA 478 2364.
  • 11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Bach Suite (arr. Mahler)

      Performers: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

      • DECCA 470 652 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D.845

    Performers: Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

    • DG 423 500 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Maidens with Roses & Song of Praise from Swanwhite Suite op 54

    Performers: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    • BIS BISCD 359.

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