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Sarah Walker with Frank Martin, Vaughan Williams and Haydn

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes music by Frank Martin and Vaughan Williams. There’s also music by Haydn, the String Quartet in D minor, op. 42, and contrasting music from different areas of Brahms’ career. This week’s Sunday Escape is by Arnold Bax.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche, Suite for Two Pianos: iii. Brazileira

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
    • Poulenc & Milhaud: Works for Two Pianos.
    • Philips.
    • 12.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dances: No. 1, 2, 3 & 5

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances - Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in D Minor op. 1 no. 11

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg. Performer: Robert Woolley. Ensemble: Purcell Quartet.
    • Corelli: Sonatas For Strings Vol. 2 - The Purcell Quartet/Linberg.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Henry Purcell

    Voluntary on the Old Hundredth (attrib. John Blow)

    Performer: Robert Woolley.
    • Purcell etc. : Organ Music - Robert Woolley.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 13.
  • William Grant Still

    Africa (Symphonic Poem): ii. Land of Romance

    Ensemble: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • Still – Afro-American Symphony: Africa.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    An den Mond, Die Tauben Post

    Performer: Antoine Tamestit. Performer: Markus Hadulla. Music Arranger: Antoine Tamestit.
    • Naive.
  • Leonardo Leo

    Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev.
    • In War & Peace.
    • Erato.
    • 002.
  • Aaron Copland

    Dance of the Adolescent

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Dance Symphony.
    • Naxos.
    • 007.
  • Maurice Jarre

    Lawrence of Arabia: Overture

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Tony Bremner.
    • Lawrence Of Arabia/Jarre/Philharmonia/Bremner.
    • 1.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Turandot - Act III, Scene I

    Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Singer: Tom Krause. Singer: Pier Francesco Poli. Singer: Piero de Palma. Choir: The John Alldis Choir. Choir: Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Puccini: Turandot.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D minor Op. 42

    Ensemble: Aeolian Quartet.
    • Haydn: The Complete String Quartets.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Frank Martin


    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Masterworks for Flute and Piano II: Bezaly/Brautigam.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo: Ah! Crudel

    Singer: Simone Kermes. Ensemble: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • La Maga Abbandonata.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • John Estacio

    Bootlegger's Tarantella

    Orchestra: Youth Orchestra Of The Americas. Conductor: Jean-Pascal Hamelin.
    • From The New World.
    • Fidelio Musique.
    • 6.
  • Milton DeLugg

    Orange Coloured Sky

    Composer: William Stein. Singer: Nat King Cole. Orchestra: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra.
    • Stan Kenton: Retrospective.
    • Capitol Jazz.
    • 11.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Fantasien, Op.116: III, Capriccio

    Performer: Anna Tsybuleva.
    • Fantasien.
    • 9.
  • Arnold Bax

    Into The Twilight

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Bax - Tone Poems Volume 2 - BBC Philharmonic/Handley.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    In ecclesiis (a 14)

    Choir: Choir of Kings College Chapel. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • 1615 Gabrieli in Venice.
    • King's College.
    • 1.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Spinning a Yarn

    Performer: Roman Mints.
    • Dance of Shadows.
    • Quartz.
    • 6.
  • Rebecca Dale

    Materna Requiem

    Performer: Jonathan Aasgaard. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Choir: Kantos Chamber Choir. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • Materna Requiem.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No. 11 in G minor 'The Year 1905' IV: The Tocsin

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 "The year 1905".
    • DG.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune

    Choir: Westminster Choir. Conductor: Joseph Flummerfelt.
    • Westminster Choir: Favourite Hymns and Anthems.
    • 20.


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