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In this week's Sunday Escape, Sarah Walker plays John Cage's "In a Landscape" - music with minimalist and oriental overtones. Plus sounds inspired by birdsong from Tarquinio Merula and Ottorino Respighi, music from Purcell's semi-opera "The Prophetess" and the Symphony in D by CPE Bach.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Last on

Sun 21 Jan 2018 09:00

Music Played

  • Tarquinio Merula

    Conzon No. 2, La Lusignola

    Ensemble: Sirena Recorder Quartet.
    • Now & Then.
    • BIS.
    • 17.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Gli Ucelli (The Birds)

    Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Edo de Waart.
    • Respighi: Pines of Rome, The Birds, Etc..
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Jacquelyn Hynes

    Gini's Tune

    Performer: Jacquelyn Hynes. Performer: Eoin Quiery.
    • Silver and Wood.
    • Hobgoblin.
    • 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op. 55

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: Nocturnes.
    • 5.
  • Henry Purcell

    The History of Dioclesian: What shall I do?

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Purcell: Dioclesian.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Ugo Conte di Parigi: Sinfonia

    Orchestra: New Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alun Francis.
    • Donizetti: Ugo Conte di Parigi.
    • Opera Rara.
    • 1.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Il Sospiro

    Performer: Ilona Prunyi. Singer: Ingrid Kertesi.
    • Donizetti & Rossini: Songs and Duets.
    • Hungaraton.
    • 2.
  • Denis King

    Galloping Home

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Fitzpatrick.
    • 100 Greatest TV Themes Vol.2.
    • Silva Screen Records.
    • 13.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sonata for horn, trumpet and trombone

    Performer: Alan Civil. Performer: John Wilbraham. Performer: John Iveson.
    • Poulenc: Piano & Chamber Works.
    • EMI.
    • 17.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 5: Adagietto

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Mahler: Symphony No.5.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ruhe Sanft, mein holdes leben

    Singer: Felicity Lott. Ensemble: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Jane Glover.
    • Mozart: Arias.
    • ASV.
    • 7.
  • Traditional Afghanistan

    Laila Djan

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Ensemble: Ensemble Kaboul. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Ludi Musici - The Spirit of Dance.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 1.
  • Anonymous

    Quand je bois de vin clairet

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Ensemble: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Ludi Musici - The Spirit of Dance.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 12.
  • Michael Tippett

    Fantasia on a Theme of Handel for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Steven Osborne. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Tippett: Piano Concerto, Piano Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concertino for 12 instruments

    Ensemble: Nederlands Blazers Ensemble. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
    • Stravinsky: Mavra etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • André Previn

    Little Face

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: André Previn. Performer: Shelly Manne. Performer: Jim Hall. Singer: Red Mitchell.
    • A Different Kind of Blues.
    • Angel.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake: Act III. Russian Dance

    Performer: Ida Haendel. Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake.
    • EMI.
    • 18.
  • John Cage

    In a Landscape

    Performer: Floraleda Sacchi.
    • Minimal Harp.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D, Wq 183 no. 1

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Arias for Guadagni.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Veljo Tormis

    Nature Pictures: Autumn Landscapes

    Choir: musica intima.
    • Tormis: Forgotten Peoples.
    • Atam Classique.
    • 1.
  • Aaron Copland

    An Outdoor Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Orchestral Works 3 - Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Jean‐Joseph Mouret

    Sinfonies de Fanfare

    Performer: Hannes Läubin. Performer: Wolfgang Läubin. Performer: Bernhard Laubin. Performer: Simon Preston. Performer: Norbert Schmitt.
    • Awake the Trumpets Lofty Sound.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.


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