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Sarah Walker with Dukas, Guaraldi and Shostakovich

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes music across the centuries from Byrd to Dukas There’s also music for the Christmas season from Leontovych, Arvo Pärt and Vince Guaraldi. This week’s Sunday Escape is by Shostakovich.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Trad.

    Nowell, tidings true there be come new

    Choir: Papagena.
    • The Darkest Midnight.
    • Somm.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite no. 5 in E major, HWV 430

    Performer: Jory Vinikour.
    • Handel: Harpsichord Suites.
    • Delos.
    • 22.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Fantasia Cinema Gala.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • William Byrd

    Fantasia II

    Ensemble: BFIVE Recorder Consort.
    • William Byrd: Consort Music and Songs.
    • Coviello.
    • 12.
  • William Byrd

    The Leaves be Green for Lute and Bass Viol

    Ensemble: Geneva Baroque Duo.
    • Gallo.
  • Michael Tippett

    Symphony No. 2 1st Movement

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D RV 92

    Ensemble: Red Priest.
    • Priest On The Run.
    • Red Priest.
    • 17.
  • Mykola Leontovych

    Carol of the Bells

    Orchestra: Philharmonic Symphony. Conductor: Richard Hayman.
    • A Christmas Festival.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring: vi. Meno mosso, vii. Doppio movimento

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Sony.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    3 Movements from Petrushka

    Performer: Roman Rabinovich.
    • Ballet Russes.
    • Orchid.
    • 13.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Bogoroditsye Dyevo

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • Christmas.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 12.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers, Op. 37: Bogoroditse Devo

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • LUX.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major K.314/285d: iii. Rondo (Allegretto)

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • EMI.
  • George Gershwin

    Piano concerto in F, movement 2, Adagio

    Performer: Jon Nakamatsu. Orchestra: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jeff Tyzik.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Trad.

    Down In Yon Forest

    Performer: Desmond Dupré. Singer: Alfred Deller.
    • Three Ravens.
    • Alto.
    • 002.
  • Vince Guaraldi

    Christmas is Coming

    Ensemble: Vince Guaraldi Trio.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto no 2. in F, Andante

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
  • Clara Schumann

    Liebst du um Schonheit

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata no. 2 in A

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Quem Vidistis Pastores

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • A Venetian Christmas.
    • DG Archiv.
    • 22.
  • William Walton

    The Wise Virgin Ballet Suite, movts 5 and 6 - Sheep May Safely Graze, Praise be to God

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Frémaux.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Piano Trio in G Minor Op. 3 Movement 4, Anime

    Ensemble: Fidelio Trio.
    • Resonus.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Trois Noels H531 No.1 'A la venue de Noel'

    Ensemble: Aradia Ensemble. Director: Kevin Mallon.
    • Naxos.

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