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Sarah Walker with Praetorius, Mozart and Holst

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes Vaughan Williams’s Lark Ascending and Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. There’s also music ranging from Praetorius and Scarlatti to Grieg, by way of Bach and Mozart. This week’s Sunday Escape is the final movement of Gustav Holst’s Beni Mora.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Handel: Orchestra Works.
    • DG Archiv.
    • 11.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Ved Rondarne Op.33 No 9 & Kveldssang for Blakken Op 61. No 5

    Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • Grieg: Choral Music.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • The Lark Ascending.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Flute Sonata in E flat BWV 1031

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Bach: Flute Sonatas.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Michael Haydn

    Concertino per il Corno e Trombone: Adagio

    Performer: Premysl Vojta. Performer: Fabrice Millischer. Ensemble: Haydn Ensemble Prague. Conductor: Martin Petrak.
    • Avi Music.
  • Richard Strauss

    Funf Lieder Op. 15 No. 2 Winternacht

    Performer: Wolfram Rieger. Singer: Thomas Hampson.
    • Notturno.
    • DG.
    • 3.
  • Jerry Bock

    Fiddler on the Roof: Overture

    Music Arranger: Robert Docker. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Roderick Dunk.
    • That's Entertainment.
    • Pickwick.
    • 006.
  • Ivan Spassov

    Balno li ti e, sino lio? (Are you still lovesick, my son?)

    Choir: Plovdiv Academy Female Chamber Choir. Choir: Plovdiv Academy Women's Folk Choir. Conductor: Vassilka Spassova. Conductor: Krikor Chetinian.
    • Aishinka.
    • Labor Records.
    • 4.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    The Good-Humoured Ladies

    Orchestra: Concert Arts Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Irving.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata no. 4 in E flat K.282

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Philips.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    String Quartet No. 3

    Ensemble: Hanson String Quartet.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Cello Concerto No. 2 in C, op.77 3rd movement Andante Con Moto - Allegro Agitato - Molto Tranquillo

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Orchestra: Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • ONYX.
  • George Gershwin

    But not for me

    Performer: Chet Baker. Performer: Russ Freeman. Performer: Bob Neel. Performer: Carson Smith.
    • Chet Baker Sings.
    • Pacific Jazz Records.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    Beni Mora

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • NAXOS.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Vieille Priere Bouddhique

    Singer: Julian Podger. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Wanderer D. 489

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
    • Heimat.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 16.
  • Baltasar Jaime Martínez Compañón

    Cachua a voz y Bajo: Dennos lecencia senores

    Ensemble: Tembembe Ensamble Continuo. Ensemble: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • El Nuevo Mundo.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 018.
  • Juan García de Zéspedes

    Guaracha: Ay que me abraso/El Arrancazacate

    Ensemble: Tembembe Ensamble Continuo. Ensemble: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • El Nuevo Mundo.
    • 020.
  • Claude Debussy

    Violin Sonata in G minor

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • The Late Debussy.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Trad.

    Joy To The World

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Dave Brubeck. Performer: Matt Brubeck. Performer: Paquite D'Rivera. Music Arranger: Dave Brubeck.
    • Songs of Joy & Peace.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 003.

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