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Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Christine Walkden

With Rob Cowan. Including CD of the Week: Kreisler Violin Music; Artist of the Week: Neville Marriner; 18th-Century Britain - 15 Georgian Pleasures: Boyce: Symphony No 1 in B flat.

with Rob Cowan and his guest, the gardener and TV presenter, Christine Walkden.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Kreisler Violin Music - Jack Liebeck, HYPERION CDA68040. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

10am
Artist of the Week: Neville Marriner, who celebrates his 90th birthday on 15th April.

10.30am
Rob's guest this week is the gardener and television presenter, Christine Walkden. Christine is best known for her appearances on gardening programmes for the BBC such as Gardeners' World and Christine's Garden, and has also appeared on The One Show. She has worked at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and is a past winner of the Garden Writers' Guild Radio Broadcasting Award. Christine has written several gardening books, including The Houseplant Almanac, A Year in Christine's Garden - The Secret Diary of a Garden Lover, and most recently, No-Nonsense Vegetable Gardening. She has also written for Amateur Gardening magazine, is a regular contributor to Choice magazine, and writes a quarterly article for the Quality Garden Tools website.

11am
15 Georgian Pleasures
Boyce
Symphony No. 1 in B flat
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

Artist of the Week: Neville Marriner
Bach
Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major BWV1066
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Neville Marriner (conductor)

Mozart
Symphony No. 29 in A, K.201
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Neville Marriner (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Humoresque in G major op 10 no 2

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
    • Alto.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Hippolyte et Aricie (instrumental excerpts)

    Orchestra: La Petite Bande. Director: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and Allegro

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
    • Hyperion.
  • Fernando Sor

    Introduction and Variations on a theme by Mozart

    Performer: John Williams. Music Arranger: Andrés Segovia.
    • Decca.
  • anon

    Back to the Beginning

  • Luigi Cherubini

    Etude no 2 for horn and strings

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Decca.
  • anon

    Back to the Beginning

  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio in D HXV16 (1790) for flute, cello & piano

    Performer: Hansgeorg Schmeiser. Performer: Othmar Muller. Performer: Matteo Fossi.
    • Nimbus.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Capriccio.
  • William Walton

    Facade (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    'Canon in D'

    Performer: David Flood.
    • York.
  • Trad

    Country Gardens

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Music Arranger: Percy Grainger.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio from Clarinet Concerto in A Major K 622

    Performer: Jack Brymer. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Philips.
  • Andrés Segovia

    Estudio

    Performer: John Williams.
    • DECCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite no 1 in C major BWV 106

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 29 in A K 201: 1st mvt: Allegro moderato

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Back to the Beginning

The music played:

 

Strauss
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)
DECCA 448 815 2

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