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Richard Sisson - Winter

The composer Richard Sisson takes his wheel-cutter to the final segment of the Saturday Classics Four Seasons Pizza with an edition devoted to the music of winter. Music includes Tchaikovsky, Offenbach, Sufjan Stevens and Purcell.

First broadcast 21/12/2013.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 7 Feb 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Symphony No.8 "Antarctica" - 1st mvt. (extract)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto no.2 in B flat op.83 - 2nd mvt.

    Performer: Emil Gilels. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Eugen Jochum.
    • Deutsche Grammophon 447446 2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Richard Sisson

    Living By

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Daniel.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Winter Words, op.52 - Midnight on the Great Western

    Singer: Daniel Norman. Performer: Christopher Gould.
    • BIS : BISCD151012.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • David Byrne

    Winter (Music from the Knee Plays)

    Singer: David Byrne.
    • Nonesuch : 75597996798.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 10.
  • John Rutter

    Blow, blow, thou winter wind

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • COLLEGIUM : COLCD117.
    • COLLEGIUM.
    • 21.
  • Claude Debussy

    Des pas sur la neige (Preludes, Bk.1)

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon : 413502 2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Claude Debussy

    Snowflakes are Dancing

    Performer: Isao Tomita.
    • RCA : RD 84587.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Robert Frost

    Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

    Performer: Robert Frost. Author: Robert Frost.
    • BRITISH LIBRARY : NSACD13.
    • BRITISH LIBRARY.
    • 8.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Pacific 231

    Performer: Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • EMI : CDM7639442.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Jake Wilson

    Black Was The Flag

    Performer: Jake Wilson.
    • JAKE WILSON MUSIC.
    • JAKE WILSON MUSIC.
    • 5.
  • Nino Rota

    Theme from Amarcord

    Performer: Jaume Tugores.
    • Produccions Blau Digital Download.
    • PRODUCCIONS BLAU.
    • 1.
  • Lars‐Erik Larsson

    En vintersaga op.18 - Epilog

    Orchestra: Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Stig Westerberg.
    • SWEDISH SOCIETY : SCD1004.
    • SWEDISH SOCIETY.
    • 7.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Sleep

    Choir: Laudibus. Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers.
    • DECCA : 2743209.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig Minkus

    Don Quixote - Pas de Deux (extract)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA : ELQ4804874.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Winter Dreams - Scherzo

    Orchestra: Maly State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR. Conductor: Yuri Simonov.
    • Russian Music Society.
    • Russian Music Society.
    • 5.
  • Marguerite Monnot

    Hymne a l'amour

    Singer: Édith Piaf. Orchestra: Unknown.
    • Capitol : CDP 7466572.
    • Capitol.
    • 11.
  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur - Cold Song

    Singer: Klaus Nomi.
    • RCA : ND75004.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise - Der Leiermann

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU907484.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 24.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    Skater's Waltz

    Performer: Mary Schneider. Orchestra: Sydney International Orchestra. Conductor: Tommy Tycho.
    • KOCH : KICCD7733.
    • Koch.
    • 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - Troika

    Conductor: Nicholas Childs.
    • OBRASSO : 925.
    • OBRASSO.
    • 12.
  • Tommy Wolf

    Ballad of the Sad Young Men

    Singer: Ian Shaw. Composer: Fran Landesman. Performer: Sue Richardson.
    • SPLASH POINT RECORDS : SPR014CD.
    • SPLASH POINT RECORDS.
    • 14.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    Winter Solstice

    Performer: Sufjan Stevens.
    • ROUGH TRADE : RTRADCDX450.
    • ROUGH TRADE.
    • 11.

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