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Tuesday - Sarah Walker with AC Grayling

With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold; Artist of the Week: New York Philharmonic; Essential Choice: Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No 5.

With Sarah Walker and her guest, the philosopher A.C. Grayling.

9am
A selection of music including Sarah's Essential CD of the Week: The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold performed by The Nash Ensemble.

9.30am
Mapping the Music
Take part in our daily musical challenge and identify the place associated with a well-known work.

10.00am
Sarah is joined by philosopher and Master of the New College of the Humanities A.C. Grayling. He has written and edited over thirty books on philosophy and was chairman of this year's Man Booker Prize which was awarded last week.

10.30am
Artist of the Week
Throughout the week we explore recordings of The New York Philharmonic. Sarah showcases their interpretations of Bernstein, Schubert, Chausson, Brahms and Richard Strauss.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice
Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto no.5 in F major, op.103
Stephen Hough (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jacobus Clemens non Papa

    Carole Magnus Eras

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
  • Jacobus Clemens non Papa

    Carole Magnus Eras

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
  • CD of the Week

    • Malcolm Arnold

      Dance of the Insects (Homage to the Queen)

      Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
      • CHANDOS.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Overture to Signor Bruschino

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome.
    • WARNER.
  • CD of the Week

    • Malcolm Arnold

      Trio for flute, viola and bassoon, Op. 6

      Performer: Roger Chase. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble. Performer: Judith Pearce. Performer: Judith Pearce. Performer: Brian Wightman. Performer: Brian Wightman.
      • HYPERION RECORDS.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Paganini Variations

    Conductor: Antoni Wit. Performer: Bernd Glemser. Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
  • Jacobus Clemens non Papa

    Carole Magnus Eras

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sonetto 123 del Petrarca

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    'Der Himmel Iacht! Die Erde jubilieret!' from Cantata BWV 31

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • AC Grayling's Choice No. 1

    • Giuseppe Verdi

      'Ernani, Ernani, involami', from Ernani

      Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Singer: Maria Callas. Conductor: Nicola Rescigno.
      • EMI.
  • AC Grayling's Choice No. 2

    • Antonín Dvořák

      Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104: 2nd mvt

      Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
      • DECCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Two-part Invention No 8 in F, BWV 780

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Artists of the Week: New York Philharmonic

    • Franz Schubert

      Symphony No. 3 in D, D200

      Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic.
      • APEX.
  • Percy Grainger

    The Immovable Do

    Performer: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Performer: Clark Rundell.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Essential Choice

    • Camille Saint‐Saëns

      Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Stephen Hough. Performer: Stephen Hough. Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
      • HYPERION.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in A, Op. 18, No. 5

    Ensemble: Philharmonia Quartet Berlin.
    • THOROFON.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet (Op.37); Vivace

    Performer: Alec Forshaw. Performer: Mark Lacey. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Sarah Devonald. Performer: Sarah Devonald. Performer: Sarah Devonald. Performer: Tim Swanwick. Performer: Tim Swanwick. Performer: Tim Swanwick.
    • Harmoniemusik.
    • The Classical Recording Company.
    • 3.

Musical Challenge - Mapping the Music

Answer:

 

Heaven


The music played:

 

Mahler
Symphony no.4; 4th mvt   
Reri Grist (soprano)
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

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