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Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Tim Vine

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Corelli Trio Sonatas, Op 1, 2; A brainteaser: Back to the Beginning; Artists of the Week: Vienna Philharmonic.

Sarah Walker's guest this week is comic actor and master of the one-liner, Tim Vine. Also, at 9:30am, our daily brainteaser: Back to the Beginning.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Corelli Trio Sonatas from Op. 1 and Op. 2 - The Purcell Quartet, Robert Woolley (harpsichord/organ) & Jakob Lindberg (theorbo/archlute), CHANDOS: CHAN 0515. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

10am
Artists of the Week: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
During the week of the New Year's Day concert from the Musikverein, Essential Classics celebrates the Vienna Philharmonic, with recordings of music from Mozart to Mussorgsky.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo alla turca (Piano Sonata No 11 in A major, K 331)

    Music Arranger: Canadian Brass. Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • SOny.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat, Op. 55 No. 2

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in F major, Op 2 No 7

    Ensemble: Purcell Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Octet-Partita for wind in E flat major

    Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe WInd Soloists.
    • ASV.
  • anon

    Back to the Beginning

    Conductor: anon.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Resonet in laudibus; Quem pastores laudavere (Christmas Mass)

    Choir: Boy's Choir of Roskilde Cathedral. Choir: Congregational Choir of Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark. Performer: Timothy Roberts. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Archiv.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dances, Op. 46: No. 4 Sousedska; No. 8 Furiant

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Back to the Beginning: Answer - Radetsky March

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky.
    • Belart.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Eljen a Magyar! (Fast Hungarian Polka), Op. 332

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • Sony.
  • Morley

    I heard a voice from heaven

    Performer: Vox Luminis. Performer: Lionel Meunier.
    • RICERCAR.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Night on a Bare Mountain

    Music Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Decca.
  • Confrey

    Dizzy Fingers

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • HYPERION.

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