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Sarah Walker focuses on Schubert and Scandinavia

Sarah Walker includes music from Finland and Norway by Sibelius and Harald Saeverud, as well as a focus on piano music by Schubert. Alexandre Tharaud is featured in Haydn's Piano Concerto No 11 in D, and this week Sarah's Sunday escape is music by Edward MacDowell.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle S.564 (after Schubert, D.550)

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • Liszt: Piano Pieces.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 BWV 1051

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • J.S.Bach Brandenburg Concertos.
    • Elatus.
    • 7.
  • Samuel Barber


    Choir: Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. Conductor: Paul Spicer.
    • Choral Music By Samuel Barber.
    • Somm.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A flat D.899

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Schubert: Piano Sonata; Impromptus.
    • Erato.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alexander Balus, HWV 65: Hark! Hark! He Strikes the Golden Lyre

    Performer: Maxine Eilender. Singer: Cyndia Sieden. Orchestra: Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Stephen Stubbs.
    • Handel's Harps.
    • Atma.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Music for the Royal Fireworks.
    • DG Archiv.
    • 1.
  • Trad.

    The Upton Upon Severn Stick Dance

    Ensemble: Albion Morris.
    • Still Dancing After All these years.
    • Talking Elephant Records.
    • 21.
  • Percy Grainger

    Mock Morris

    Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Grainger Edition, Vol. 5: Works for Chorus and Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Jean Sibelius


    Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Conductor: Matti Hyökki.
    • Voices of Sibelius.
    • BIS.
    • 21.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Au Crepuscule in F sharp minor JS.47

    Performer: Folke Gräsbeck.
    • Sibelius: Complete Youth Production for Piano, Vol.1.
    • BIS.
    • 20.
  • Harald Sæverud

    Kjempevise-slatten Op. 22a no. 5

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Alexander Dmitriev.
    • Saeverud: Peer Gynt Suites, etc..
    • BIS.
    • 16.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Concerto no. 11 in D Hob XVIII:11

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Conductor: Bernard Labadie. Ensemble: Les Violons du Roy.
    • Jeunehomme.
    • Erato.
    • 6.
  • Gerald Barry

    Piano Quartet No.1

    Performer: Michael D'Arcy. Performer: Amy Leonard. Performer: Aisling Drury Byrne. Performer: Noriko Kawai. Conductor: Dairine Ni Mheadhra.
    • Barry: Piano Works.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Ben Bernie

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    Composer: Maceo Pinkard. Performer: Anita O’Day.
    • Pick Yourself Up with Anita O'Day.
    • Verve.
    • 7.
  • Edward MacDowell

    To a Wild Rose

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Unexpected Songs.
    • EMI.
    • 19.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana III - Cours d'amours: In trutina

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Unexpected Songs.
    • EMI.
    • 17.
  • Francesca Caccini

    O vive rose - Canzonetta

    Performer: Sylvain Bergeron. Performer: Amanda Keesmaat. Singer: Shannon Mercer.
    • Caccini: O Viva Rosa.
    • Analekta.
    • 1.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Concertino for horn and orchestra in E minor Op. 45

    Performer: Hermann Baumann. Orchestra: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orcehstra. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • R.Strauss: Horn Concertos Nos 1 & 2, etc..
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    The Hurdy Gurdy Man

    Performer: Christopher Glynn. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • Winter Journey.
    • Signum.
    • 001.
  • Michael Nyman

    Impromptu for 12 Fingers

    Performer: Ryan Dorin. Performer: Michael Lang.
    • Gattaca.
    • Virgin Records America.
    • 012.
  • Anne Dudley


    Performer: Gavyn Wright. Orchestra: Orchestra.
    • Ancient and Modern.
    • Echo.
    • 003.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Fantasie.
    • DG.
    • 5.
  • William Lawes

    2 Airs for 4

    Performer: John Holloway. Performer: Monika Baer. Performer: Renate Steinmann. Performer: Martin Zeller.
    • Pavans and Fantasies from the Age of Dowland.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Selva Morale e Spirituale: Beatus Vir a 6

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: Taverner Consort. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Monterverdi: Selva Morale e Spirituale.
    • EMI.
    • 3.


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