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Sarah Walker shares music on a pastoral theme from the likes of Rameau, Liszt and Vivaldi. Her Sunday escape is the Meditation from Massenet's opera Thais.

Sarah Walker with music on a pastoral theme from Rameau, Liszt and Vivaldi. Plus her Sunday escape is the Meditation from Massenet's opera Thaïs, and there's also music from composers as varied as Arthur Sullivan, Bernard Rogers, Samuel Coleridge Taylor and musical archaeologist Anna Friederike Potengowski.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Jan 2018 09:00

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture to Zaïs

    Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Annees de Pelerinage: III. Pastorale, IV. Au bord d'une source

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Liszt: Annees de Perlerinage (suisse), etc..
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto, Op. 10 No. 2 in G minor, RV 439 'La notte'

    Performer: Clas Pehrsson. Performer: Michael McCraw. Ensemble: Drottningholms Barockensemble. Director: Nils‐Erik Sparf.
    • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons.
    • BIS.
    • 16.
  • Bernard Rogers

    Three Japanese Dances: no. 1 Dance with Pennons

    Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • Works for Wind Ensemble.
    • Mercury Living Presence.
    • 018.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Cameos, op. 56: i. Allegro ma non troppo

    Performer: Waka Hasegawa.
    • Undiscovered Piano Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • Brhams: Symphony No.4 etc..
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio in B flat major, i. Allegro Molto

    Ensemble: Vienna Piano Trio.
    • Dvorak: Piano Trios Op.21 & Op.90.
    • Nimbus.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Moravian Duets: No.1 From Thee Now I Must Go

    Performer: Marián Lapšanský. Choir: Pražský komorní sbor. Conductor: Josef Pančík.
    • Moraviano Duets, Etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    HMS Pinafore: Overture

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore.
    • Telarc.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for oboe, violin & cello, K370

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: Trio K.498, etc..
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Preludes Op. 23 no 2 in B flat; no. 3 in D minor; no. 4 in D

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Rachmaninov: 24 Preludes.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Anna Friederike Potengowski

    Wisdom 1

    Performer: Anna Friederike Potengowski.
    • The Edge of Time.
    • Delphian.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes, book 2: Brouillards

    Orchestrator: Colin Matthews. Orchestra: Halle. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Elder: Debussy: Mer/Preludes.
    • Halle.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes, book 1: Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest

    Orchestrator: Colin Matthews. Orchestra: Halle. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Elder: Debussy: Mer/Preludes.
    • Halle.
    • 5.
  • Eric Ball


    Performer: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: James Watson.
    • Masterwords for Brass Band, Vol.1.
    • Polyphonic.
    • 10.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sophisticated Lady

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Classic Ellington.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Coronation Anthem: My Heart is Inditing

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Handel: Coronation Anthems, etc..
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditation from Thais

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • The Essential Yo-Yo Ma.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6.
  • Umberto Giordano

    Andrea Chenier: Vicino a te

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Singer: Eva-Maria Westbroek. Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Antonio Pappano: Verismo Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Arietta detta La Frescobalda con variazione

    Performer: Julian Bream.
    • Julian Bream: Baroque Guitar.
    • RCA.
    • 20.
  • Graham Lack

    This Ember Night

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Equinox.
    • VCM.
    • 001.
  • Meredith Monk


    Performer: Ursula Oppens. Performer: Bruce Brubaker.
    • Piano Songs.
    • ECM.
    • 003.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Hungarian Dances

    Performer: Cécile Huijnen. Performer: Marieke Grotenhuis.
    • Dance!.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 6.


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