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Sarah Walker with Britten, Bartok and Grieg

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including her Sunday Escape.

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes Orchestral music by Bartok and Haydn. Michael Collins is featured in Britten’s Three Movements for a Clarinet Concerto. There’s also seasonal fare from the choir of King’s College Cambridge. This week’s Sunday Escape is from Grieg’s Lyric Pieces, Op. 68.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Anonymous

    Homo fugit velut umbra (Passacaglia della vita)

    Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar. Singer: Stephan van Dyck.
    • Alpha.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in D D. 590 'In the Italian style'

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Maurice Emmanuel

    Sonata, Op. 11

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Paul Meyer. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • Pahud: French Connection.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 14.
  • Trad.

    Ding dong! Merrily on high (based on a 16th century French Noel)

    Performer: John Wells. Music Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • Carols From Kings.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 10.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Musae Sioniae, Theil 6: No 85, Psallite unigenito (part 1)

    Performer: John Wells. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • Carols From Kings.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 17.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto for Orchestra: 2. Giuoco della copie (Allegretto Scherzando)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Philips.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Suite No. 2 for 2 pianos Op. 17

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Decca.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act 2: Danse des Mirlitons

    Performer: Thomas Trotter.
    • Organ Transcriptions.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor: v. Adagio

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Movements for a Clarinet Concerto

    Composer: Colin Matthews. Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair.
    • NMC.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    La Princesse Jaune - Overture

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • Japonisme.
    • BIS.
    • 14.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    3 Film Scores: No. 3. Face of Another: Waltz

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.
  • Aaron Copland

    The Red Pony: Movt 5: Walk to The Bunkhouse, Movt 6 Grandfather's Tale

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • The Red Pony.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Nina Simone

    I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel To Be Free)

    • The Very Best of Nina Simone.
    • RCA.
    • 8.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces: Op. 68, No. 4: Evening in the Mountains; No. 5: At the cradle

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Agathe Backer-Grøndahl

    6 Concert Etudes, Op 11: no. 2 in D flat major

    Performer: Geir Henning Braaten.
    • Piano Music by Agathe Backer-Grondahl.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite no. 4 in D, BWV 1069

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • James Francis Brown

    The Heavens and the Heart

    Choir: Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London. Orchestra: Orchestra Nova. Conductor: George Vass.
    • The Heavens and the Heart.
    • Resonus Classics.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurkas Op. 6

    Performer: Andrew Rangell.
    • Chopin on a Steinway.
    • Steinway and Sons.
    • 4.

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