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David Nicholls

Author and screenwriter David Nicholls introduces a selection of his favourite music, including pieces by Bach, Schubert, Brahms, Craig Armstrong, Chet Baker and Tom Waits.

David Nicholls, best selling author of Starter for Ten, One Day, and Us, and screenwriter of the 2015 film adaptation of Far from the Madding Crowd, presents his selection of Saturday Classics. David's choices include a wide selection from Bach, Schubert, and Brahms to Craig Armstrong, Chet Baker, and Tom Waits.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 28 Nov 2015 13:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no.1 in C major

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • ECM.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no.1 in C major

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • ECM.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and fugue no.1 in C major Op.87

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • ODE.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and fugue no.1 in C major Op.87

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • ODE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Im Abendrot D.799

    Performer: Gerold Huber. Singer: Bernarda Fink.
    • HMC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 82: Ich habe genug

    Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Conductor: Craig Smith. Orchestra: Orchestra of Emmanuel Music.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 82: Ich habe genug

    Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Conductor: Craig Smith. Orchestra: Orchestra of Emmanuel Music.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in F major - 2nd movement; Adagio

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Philips.
  • Richard Strauss

    Frühling - Letzte Lieder

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • EMI.
  • Richard Strauss

    Frühling - Letzte Lieder

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • EMI.
  • Benjamin Britten

    O waly, waly

    Singer: Peter Pears.
    • LONDON Records.
  • Benjamin Britten

    O waly, waly

    Singer: Peter Pears.
    • LONDON Records.
  • Craig Armstrong

    Far From The Madding Crowd

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Cecilia Weston.
    • Sony Music.
  • Craig Armstrong

    Far From The Madding Crowd

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Cecilia Weston.
    • Sony Music.
  • Tom Waits

    I'm Still Here

    • Anti-.
  • RICHARD RODGERS/LORENZ HART

    My Funny Valentine

    Performer: Chet Baker. Performer: Russ Freeman. Performer: Carson Smith. Performer: Bob Neel.
    • PACIFIC JAZZ.
  • Tom Waits

    I'm Still Here

    • Anti-.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ein Deutsches requiem Op.45 : Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • RICHARD RODGERS/LORENZ HART

    My Funny Valentine

    Performer: Chet Baker. Performer: Russ Freeman. Performer: Carson Smith. Performer: Bob Neel.
    • PACIFIC JAZZ.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ein Deutsches requiem Op.45 : Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82 : 3rd movement; Allegro molto

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82 : 3rd movement; Allegro molto

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cantata - 'cessate, Omai Cessate' Rv 684

    Performer: Chiara Banchini. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Ensemble: Ensemble 415.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cantata - 'cessate, Omai Cessate' Rv 684

    Performer: Chiara Banchini. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Ensemble: Ensemble 415.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Aphex Twin

    Nanou 2

    • Warp Records.
  • Aphex Twin

    Nanou 2

    • Warp Records.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 7 in G minor BWV.1058

    Performer: Glenn Gould. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann.
    • Sony.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 7 in G minor BWV.1058

    Performer: Glenn Gould. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann.
    • Sony.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Our time (from Merrily we roll along)

    Singer: Original Cast.
    • RCA.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Our time (from Merrily we roll along)

    Singer: Original Cast.
    • RCA.
  • Scott Joplin

    Solace (A Mexican serenade)

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
    • Elektra.
  • Scott Joplin

    Solace (A Mexican serenade)

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
    • Elektra.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major Op.69 - L'Adieu

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • EMI.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major Op.69 - L'Adieu

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor BWV.232 ; Pt.2; Cum sancto Spiritu

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Director: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor BWV.232 ; Pt.2; Cum sancto Spiritu

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Director: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 82 (BWV.82) "Ich habe genug", No.3; Schlummert ein (Aria)

    Conductor: Karl Ristenpart. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Karl Ristenpart. Choir: Berliner Motettenchor. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Edvard Grieg

    4 Symphonic dances (Op.64), no.3; Allegro giocoso

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
    • Grieg: Complete Music with Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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