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Monday - Sarah Walker with William Boyd

With Sarah Walker. Including Essential CD of the Week: Gianandrea Noseda - Ten Years of Musica Italiana; Proms Artist of the Week: Nicola Benedetti.

Sarah Walker's guest this week is the author William Boyd. Also, at 9:30, our daily brainteaser: Transport of Delight.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Gianandrea Noseda - Ten Years of Musica Italiana. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

10am
Artist of the Week: Nicola Benedetti

10:30
Sarah's guest this week is the prize-winning African-born author and screenwriter William Boyd, whose novels include A Good Man in Africa, An Ice Cream War, Any Human Heart and Solo - a new James Bond novel continuing the adventures of Ian Fleming's spy hero. His screenplays include Richard Attenborough's biopic Chaplin, recalling the glamorous life of the famous silent-film star, and The Trench (which Boyd also directed), set 24 hours before the battle of the Somme, and an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315, 'Summer' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • Decca.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Burlesca for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Chandos.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Trio sonata in G major Op.3`6

    Ensemble: Avison Ensemble.
    • Linn.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus Op.43 Nos. 4 & 5

    Orchestra: Armonia Atenea. Conductor: George Petrou.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Musensohn D.764

    Performer: Nancy Argenta (soprano). Performer: Melvyn Tan (piano).
    • EMI.
  • anon

    Transports of Delight

    Conductor: anon.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in D major, RV 208, 'Il grosso mogul'

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • Decca.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Apostles: ‘The Spirit of the Lord is upon me’

    Performer: Jonathan Vaughn. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson.
    • Naxos.
  • Bach / Durufle

    Ertodt uns durch dein gute (Cantata No.22)

    Performer: Benjamin Nicholas (organ).
    • DELPHIAN.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Piano Quartet In A minor: Nicht zu schnell

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Tom Dunn. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Kuhnau

    Ihr Himmel jubilirt von oben

    Conductor: Robert King. Ensemble: King’s Consort.
    • Helios.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Africa, Op 89

    Performer: Laura Mikkola. Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow.
    • BIS.
  • Erik Satie

    Je te veux

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Decca.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Zoroastre - Suite (Entree des mages)

    Performer: European Union Baroque Orchestra. Performer: Lars Ulrich Mortensen (director).
    • GIFT OF MUSIC.

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Transports of Delight

A Velocipede.

 

The music played:

 

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Velocipede Polka Op.259                                                              

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Lorin Maazel (conductor)

DG 410 5162

 

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