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04/02/2018

Sarah Walker's Sunday Escape is a piece to take people away from the travails of daily life, Gerald Finzi's Severn Rhapsody.

This week Sarah Walker's Sunday Escape, a piece to take us away from the travails of daily life, is Gerald Finzi's Severn Rhapsody, and she also includes a range of English music ranging from 15th century lyrics to John Blow's restoration opera "Venus and Adonis", via John Ireland's Sea Idyll and an up-to-the-minute work by Jonathan Dove. As well as Mendelssohn's take on the Western Isles in his Hebrides Overture, the other focus today is on Saint-Saëns, including Jaqueline du Pré's famous recording of his First Cello Concerto.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Feb 2018 09:00

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides Overture

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3, Hebrides Overture.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 5.
  • Traditional

    Ecce quod natura mutat sua jura

    Ensemble: Trio Mediæval.
    • Aquilonis.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Anna Maria Friman

    Morgonljos

    Ensemble: Trio Mediæval.
    • Aquilonis.
    • ECM.
    • 10.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Norwegian Artists' Carnival, Op. 14

    Orchestra: Bergen Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karsten Andersen.
    • Svendsen: Norwegian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-4, etc..
    • NKK.
    • 6.
  • John Ireland

    Sea Idyll

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • John Ireland: Piano Works, Vol.3.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in G K. 156

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Mozart: String Quartets, Box 2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Missa Solemnis in D major: IV. Sanctus: Praeludium - Benedictus

    Singer: Laura Aikin. Singer: Bernarda Fink. Singer: Johannes Chum. Singer: Ruben Drole. Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien. Choir: Arnold Schoenberg Chorus. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Beethoven: Missa Solemnis.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Bob Farnon

    The Westminster Waltz

    Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Ronald Corp: British Light Classics.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orgelbuchlein: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, BWV 637

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Bach: Orgelbuchlein.
    • Hyperion.
    • 32.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orgelbuchlein: O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gross, BWV 622

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Bach: Orgelbuchlein.
    • Hyperion.
    • 27.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 625

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Bach: Orgelbuchlein.
    • Hyperion.
    • 39.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals: The Aquarium

    Performer: Alfons Kontarsky. Performer: Aloys Kontarsky. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Karl Böhm. Narrator: Hermione Gingold.
    • Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf/ Saint-Saens: Carnaval Desanima.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Kurt Weill

    Kleine Dreigroschenmusik

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Weill: CTO for Violin & WInd Orchestra, etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • John Blow

    Venus and Adonis: The Graces' Dance; Gavatt, Saraband for the Graces; A Ground; Act Tune

    Ensemble: Theatre of the Ayre. Director: Elizabeth Kenny.
    • Blow: Venus and Adonis.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 19.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Piano Trio in C major, Lovisa

    Performer: Jaakko Kuusisto. Performer: Marko Ylönen. Performer: Folke Gräsbeck.
    • Sibelius: Complete Piano Trios Vol.2.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les filles de Cadiz

    Performer: Miles Davis. Music Arranger: Miles Davis. Orchestra: The Gil Evans Orchestra.
    • Miles Ahead.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Suite espanola, op. 47: Cadiz

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • Kate & Marielle Labeque: Espana.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Gerald Finzi

    A Severn Rhapsody op. 3

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Howard Griffiths.
    • Finzi: Clarient Concerto; Five Bagatelles.
    • Naxos.
    • 12.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Cello Concerto no. 1, op. 33

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Jaqueline du Pre: Favourite Cello Concertos.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Into thy hands

    Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • A Song of Farewell.
    • Signum.
    • 6.
  • Philip Glass

    "Heroes" Symphony VI. V2 Schneider

    Orchestra: American Composers Orchestra. Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies.
    • "Heroes" Symphony.
    • Point Music.
    • 006.

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