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Sarah Walker with Palestrina, Elgar and a sonic memorial from Verdun, France

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, the second of today's sonic memorials for Remembrance Day from Verdun in France, and the Two Minute Silence at 11.00am.

For Remembrance Sunday, Sarah Walker’s selection includes contemplative and reflective music from Hildegard of Bingen, Palestrina, William Henry Harris and Handel. As well as going live to the Cenotaph at 11am, for this special commemoration of the centenary of the armistice that ended World War One, there will also be a Remembrance Day Sonic Memorial, introduced by Allan Little. There’s also music from Elgar, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev and this week’s Sunday Escape of Mussorgsky’s prelude: Dawn over the Moscow River.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • Maurice Ravel Volume One.
    • Cala.
    • 9.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G Op. 33 no. 5 'How do you do?'

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Haydn: 'Russian' Quartets Op. 33.
    • ONYX.
    • 5.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Responsory: Spiritui Sancto

    Ensemble: Anonymous 4.
    • Hildegard Von Bingen: 11000 Virgins.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Thomas Robinson

    Twenty Waies Upon the Bells

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg. Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • English Lute Duets.
    • BIS.
    • 13.
  • John Johnson

    'Queen's Treble': A Dump

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg. Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • English Lute Duets.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Lamentaciones de Jeremias Propheta Op.14

    Choir: The Choir of St Ignatius Loyola. Director: Kent Tritle.
    • MSR Classics.
  • George Butterworth

    When I Was One And Twenty & The Lads in their Hundreds

    Performer: Bryn Terfel. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • DG.
  • Christopher Gunning

    Rosemary and Thyme: Caprice

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • The Film and TV Music of Christopher Gunning.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Violin Concerto iii: Lento

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • The Lark Ascending.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes Op. 34

    Performer: Annelien Van Wauwe. Performer: Lucas Blondeel. Performer: Samuel Nemtanu. Performer: Shirly Laub. Performer: Marc Sabbah. Performer: Bruno Philippe.
    • Clarinet Sonatas.
    • Genuin.
    • 8.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances iii. Lento assai - Allegro vivace

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Performer: André Previn.
    • Rachmaninov: Music for Two Pianos.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Arthur Bliss

    String Quartet No 1 in B Flat major - iv. Vivace

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.
    • Bliss: Chamber Music, Vol. 1.
    • NAXOS.
    • 004.
  • Alice Zawadzki

    Low Sun Lovely Pink Light

    Performer: Alice Zawadzki.
    • China Lane.
    • Whirlwind.
    • 004.
  • Matthew Martin

    Justorum Animae

    Choir: Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge. Director: Mark Williams.
    • War & Peace.
    • Signum.
    • 011.
  • William Harris

    Bring us, O Lord God

    Choir: Clare College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Graham Ross.
    • Durufle Requem.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in F, op. 7 no. 13 (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale)

    Performer: Bob van Asperen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Organ Concertos Op. 7.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Edward Elgar

    4 Part songs, op. 53: no. 4, Owls (An Epitaph)

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Silence and Music.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 14.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the Moscow River)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • Philips.
    • 16.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Tribulationes Civitatum Audivimus

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Palestrina Volume 6.
    • Coro.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images for Piano, Book 2

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Debussy: Suite Bergamasque.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 001.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Semele, act 2: Where'er you walk

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Heroes.
    • Decca.
    • 3.

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