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Sarah Walker with Beethoven, Liszt and Cage

Sarah Walker features piano music by Beethoven, Liszt and Cage.

In this week's Sunday selection, Sarah Walker features piano music by Beethoven, Liszt and Cage, as well as some early music from the time of Henry VIII. Her Sunday escape is by Gustav Holst, plus there's chamber music from Mozart and Couperin, an orchestral gem by Miklos Rozsa, and an unusual work for multiple recorders by Schickhardt.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Anonymous

    Wolsey's Wilde

    Performer: Jon Banks.
    • Music for the Six Wives of Henry VIII.
    • The Gift of Music.
    • 22.
  • Claude Debussy

    Rondes de Printemps

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Images & Printemps.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 6.
  • Johann Christian Schickardt

    Concerto III in G for 4 recorders & strings

    Ensemble: Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Concerti di Flauti.
    • Oiseau Lyre.
    • 20.
  • Anonymous

    Westron Wind

    Performer: Matthew Spring. Singer: Sara Stowe.
    • Music for the Wives of Henry VIII.
    • The Gift of Music.
    • 23.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    7 Variations in F major on the quartet: Kind, willst du ruhig schlafen

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Beethoven: Complete Works for Solo Piano Volume 11.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Rhiannon Giddens

    Lullaby

    Music Arranger: Gabe Witcher. Ensemble: Kronos Quartet. Singer: Rhiannon Giddens.
    • Folk Songs.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 9.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Serenade, Op.10

    Performer: Thies Roorda. Performer: Junko Naito. Performer: Benedikt Enzler. Performer: Bert Mooiman. Performer: Alessandro Soccorsi.
    • Widor: Suite Florentine.
    • Naxos.
    • 14.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide: Overture

    Performer: Cameron Carpenter. Music Arranger: Cameron Carpenter.
    • If You Could Read My Mind.
    • Sony.
    • 2.
  • Leo Robin

    Thanks for the memory

    Music Arranger: Ralph Rainger. Orchestra: Geoff Love and his Concert Orchestra.
    • The Golden Age of Light Music: Holidays for Strings.
    • Guild Light Music.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Holst

    Brook Green Suite

    Ensemble: English Sinfonia. Conductor: Howard Griffiths.
    • Holst: Double Concerto - St Paul's Suite.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Nuages gris

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • The Liszt Project.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 3.
  • John Cage

    Sonatas and Interludes: no. 2 Sonata 2

    Performer: Jean-Pierre Dupuy.
    • John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes.
    • Stradivarius.
    • 2.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Thief of Baghdad, Suite: The Sultan's Toys; The Flying Horse Galop; The Silvermaid's Dance; The Market at Basra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • The Film Music of Miklos Rozsa.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • François Couperin

    Les Nations Ordre 3: La Sultane - Sonade en quatuor

    Performer: Susanna Pell. Ensemble: Purcell Quartet.
    • F Couperin: Les Nations, Vol.1.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 14.
  • Edward Elgar

    Dream Children

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Goodwin.
    • Elgar: Chamber Works.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Reverie et Caprice, Op.8

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: John Pritchard.
    • Berlioz: Harol en Italie, Reverie & Caprice.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I Feel Pretty

    Singer: Carol Lawrence. Ensemble: Members of the Cast. Conductor: Max Goberman.
    • West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast.
    • Columbia.
    • 11.
  • Bill Evans

    Waltz for Debby

    Performer: Bill Evans. Singer: Tony Bennett.
    • Complete Tony Bennett & Bill Evans.
    • Concord.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets Suite: Venus, the bringer of Peace

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Gustav Holst: The Planets.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Quartet in G, K. 285a

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Christoph Poppen. Performer: Hariolf Schlichtig. Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
    • Mozart: Flute Quartets.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • John Philip Sousa

    The Liberty Bell

    Conductor: Major Rodney Bashford.
    • Sousa Marches.
    • London.
    • 9.
  • Stephen Foster

    Jeanie with the light brown hair

    Performer: Jay Ungar. Performer: Molly Mason. Performer: David Alpher. Performer: Michael Parloff. Singer: Thomas Hampson.
    • American Dreamer.
    • Angel.
    • 2.
  • Laurence Crane

    Estonia 1: Erkki Nool

    Ensemble: Cikada Ensemble.
    • Crane: Drone, Scales and Objects.
    • LAWO.
    • 11.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata XX a22

    Performer: Juilliard School Brass. Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music.
    • Gabrieli for Brass: Venetian Extravaganza.
    • Linn.
    • 13.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no. 1 in G minor

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • King Henry VIII of England

    Pastime with Good Company

    Performer: Matthew Spring. Singer: Sara Stowe. Singer: Jon Banks.
    • The Gift of Music.

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