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Sarah Walker with Couperin, Brahms and Respighi

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection gets off to a Baroque start with music from Couperin and J S Bach. There’s also Mozart’s String Quartet no 7 in E flat, K160/159a, and chamber music from Brahms, plus French fare from Debussy and Ravel. This week’s Sunday Escape is by Respighi.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • François Couperin

    Les Baricades Misterieuses

    Ensemble: Composers Ensemble. Conductor: Thomas Adès.
    • America: A Prophecy.
    • EMI.
    • 014.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite no. 5 in G BWV.816

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Bach: 9 French Suites.
    • Decca.
    • 001.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet no. 7 in E flat, K.160/K.159a

    Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Mozart: String Quartets.
    • DG.
    • 001.
  • Anonymous

    Ave Maria (pentatónica)

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • La Ruta de Oriente.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 002.
  • Walter Niemann

    Japan, Op. 89: v. Tanz der Geisha

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • Japonisme.
    • BIS.
    • 013.
  • Clara Schumann

    3 Lieder Op. 12

    Performer: Joseph Breinl. Singer: Miah Persson.
    • Portraits: Songs by Clara and Robert Schumann.
    • BIS.
    • 018.
  • Scott Joplin

    Treemonisha: Overture

    Orchestra: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Gunther Schuller.
    • DG.
  • John Barry

    We Have All The Time in The World

    Lyricist: Hal David. Singer: Louis Armstrong. Conductor: John Barry.
    • The Pure Genius of Louis Armstrong.
    • EMI.
    • 020.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Gaspard de la nuit

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures from an Exhibition: No. 2. Gnomus

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • EMI.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Suite from 'Things to Come'

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Arthur Bliss.
    • Bliss conducts Bliss.
    • Dutton.
    • 006.
  • Michel Legrand

    Piano Concerto: 1st Movement

    Performer: Michel Legrand. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Director: Mikko Franck.
    • Sony.
  • Charles Mingus

    Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

    Ensemble: Charles Mingus.
    • Ah Um.
    • Columbia.
    • 004.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Vetrate di Chiesa (Church Windows) P. 150: iii. Il Mattutino di Santa Chiara (the Matins of St Clare)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • Respighi: Church Windows and Brazillian Impressions.
    • Chandos.
    • 003.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Five Am'rous Sighs

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Kitty Whately.
    • Nights Not Spent Alone.
    • Champs Hill Records.
    • 002.
  • Marianna Martines

    Sonata per cembalo in G major: ii. Adagio

    Performer: Nicoleta Paraschivescu.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Quintet in B minor: iii. Andantino iv. Con moto

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Torleif Thedéen.
    • BIS.
  • Boris Mykolayovych Lyatoshinsky

    Symphony No. 3 in B minor Op. 50 iv) Allegro risoluto ma non troppo mosso

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kiril Karabits.
    • Chandos.
  • Aaron Copland

    Four Piano Blues: Blues No. 4

    Performer: Michel Legrand.
    • Apex.

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