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Sarah Walker with Rameau, Farrenc and Satie

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music including works by Ravel, Rameau, Farrenc, Haydn, Strauss, the Son and Mussorgsky. Her Sunday Escape contrasts Satie and Debussy.

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes music with a French flavour from Ravel and Rameau, as well as a lesser-known work from Louise Farrenc. There’s also a Haydn piano trio and orchestral works from Johann Strauss II and Modest Mussorgsky. The Sunday Escape contrasts pieces by Satie and Debussy.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Dance of the Knights (Romeo and Juliet)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Sergei Babayan.
    • DG.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Variations for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Orchestra: Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Verdi Discoveries.
    • Decca.
    • 002.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Largo al factotum (Barber of Seville)

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Hermann Prey.
    • Il Barbiere Di Siviglia.
    • DG.
    • 003.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Gavotte et doubles (Suite in A minor)

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
    • Chandos.
  • Gustav Holst

    Invocation, Op.19 No. 2

    Performer: Guy Johnston. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen

    Performer: Geoffrey Parsons. Performer: Gervase de Peyer. Singer: Christa Ludwig.
    • Les Introuvables de Christa Ludwig.
    • EMI.
    • 015.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Amazonen-Polka Op. 9

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • Decca.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Sorochinsky Fair: Ouverture

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Walter Süsskind.
    • BNF Collection.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in C major Hob.XV:21

    Ensemble: Trio Wanderer.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Chansons madécasses

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Truls Mørk. Performer: Stephen Kovacevich. Singer: Katarina Karnéus.
    • EMI.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett


    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Chandos.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Three Dance Episodes from 'On The Town'

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Sony.
  • John Dankworth

    Two-Piece Flower

    Orchestra: John Dankworth Orchestra.
    • The Million Dollar Collection.
    • Fontana.
    • 003.
  • Erik Satie

    Sarabande no. 3

    Performer: Alessandro Simonetto.
    • Aevea Classics.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pour le piano: Sarabande

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • BIS.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Sextet for piano and winds in C minor op. 40: iii. Allegro Vivace

    Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Winds and Piano.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 006.
  • Giovanni Priuli

    Canzone seconda a 6

    Ensemble: Empire Brass.
    • Telarc.
  • Samuel Scheidt

    Canzona bergamasca

    Ensemble: Empire Brass.
    • Telarc.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Videte Miraculum

    Choir: Taverner Choir. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Tallis: Latin Church Music.
    • Erato.
    • 001.
  • Huw Watkins

    The Phoenix and the Turtle

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
    • In a Strange Land.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 002.
  • Florence Price

    Symphony No 1: Finale

    Orchestra: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • NAXOS.
  • George Hamilton Green

    Charleston Capers

    Ensemble: Amadinda Percussion Group.
    • Hungaroton.


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