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Sarah Walker with Scarlatti, Saxton and Sibelius

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including works by Scarlatti, Messiaen, Saxton, Holten and Debussy. Her Sunday Escape is Sibelius's Scene with Cranes.

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes a cantata by Alessandro Scarlatti and choral music by Messiaen. There’s also seasonal music from Robert Saxton, Bo Holten and Debussy. This week’s Sunday Escape is Scene with Cranes by Sibelius, originally written as part of his score for the play Kuolema.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Anonymous

    Canarios (improvisations instr.)

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Arianna Savall.
    • Du temps et de l’instant.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 14.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Cantata pastorale per la nasità di Nostro Signore

    Singer: Susan Gritton. Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Simon Standage.
    • Christmas Concertos and Cantatas.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Bo Holten

    First Snow

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bo Holten.
    • The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
    • DACAPO.
    • 7.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner, L.113: iv. The Snow is Dancing

    Performer: Ernestine Stoop.
    • Debussy: Harp Works.
    • Globe.
    • 13.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ballades Op. 10, iv: Andante con moto

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Chopin and Brahms: Ballades.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Richard Strauss

    Don Juan

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - Dalla sua pace

    Performer: Christoph Prégardien. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG Archiv.
  • Cy Coleman

    Sweet Charity: The Rhythm of Life - 1969 Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Singer: Sammy Davis Jr.. Conductor: Joseph Gershenson.
    • Sweet Charity Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor Op. 18: iii. Allegro Scherzando

    Performer: John Ogdon. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: John Pritchard.
    • EMI.
  • Matthew Jackson

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 3 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Michael Haydn

    Piano Trio in F, Hob. XV: 6

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Haydn Complete Piano Trios.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Robert Saxton

    Shakespeare Scenes: The Magic Wood & The Magic Island

    Performer: Simon Desbruslais. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Swan. Conductor: David Curtis.
    • Psalm.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 12.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Clarinet Concerto No 2: Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Thea King. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Hyperion.
  • John Merrick

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 4 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • John Taylor

    CD Smith

    Performer: Stan Sulzmann. Performer: John Taylor.
    • Double Exposure.
    • Inversion Records.
    • 6.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O Sacrum Convivium

    Choir: Bavarian Radio Chorus. Conductor: Peter Dijkstra.
    • Sacred Choral Music.
    • Oehms.
    • 18.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Scene with Cranes

    Ensemble: Kremerata Baltica. Director: Gidon Kremer.
    • De Profundis.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Six Melodies for piano Op. 4 and 5 no. 1, Allegro assai

    Performer: Béatrice Rauchs.
    • Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Music.
    • BIS.
    • 12.
  • Anon.

    In Dulci Jubilo

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Christmas.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 13.
  • Träd

    Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace) (with counterpoint)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Songs of Joy & Peace.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 001.
  • Träd

    Improvisation on Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace)

    Performer: Chris Thile. Singer: Edgar Meyer.
    • Songs of Joy & Peace.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 005.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia AND Fugue in A minor BWV904

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
    • DG.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.


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