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Sarah Walker with Roussel, Lassus and Halvorsen

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes the symphonic poem For a Spring Festival by Albert Roussel, and Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture. There’s also early music by Albinoni and Lassus. The Sunday Escape features Johann Halvorsen’s Air Norvegien, opus 7.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Anon.

    Variations on the Romanesca

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • The Passinge Mesures.
    • Hyperion.
    • 019.
  • Albert Roussel

    Pour une Fete de Printemps, Op. 22

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Fur Alina; Fur Anna Maria

    Performer: Ralph van Raat.
    • Part: Piano Music.
    • NAXOS.
    • 016.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Antiphon Laus Trinitati

    Performer: Baptiste Romain. Singer: Sabine Lutzenberger.
    • Kiss of Peace.
    • Christophorus.
    • 007.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides Overture op. 26

    Ensemble: London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • EMI.
  • Michael Parsons

    2 Macedonian Songs: ii. Nani mi Marice

    Performer: Andrew Sparling. Performer: Chris Brannick.
    • NMC.
  • Eduard Marxsen

    Piano Sonata in B flat major, Op. 8

    Performer: Anthony Spiri.
    • CPO.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Solomon: Bless'd be the Lord...What Though I Trace

    Singer: Carolyn Watkinson. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor

    Music Arranger: Remo Giazotto. Orchestra: I Solisi Veneti. Conductor: Claudio Scimone.
    • Erato.
  • György Ligeti


    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • WARNER.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Dies Bildnis is bezaubernd schon (Die Zauberflote, act 1)

    Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: Orchestra La Scintilla. Conductor: Ricardo Minasi.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp Op. 78

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
    • Perspectives 4.
    • Avie.
    • 006.
  • Franz Schubert

    Erlkonig D.328

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger. Singer: Matthias Goerne.
    • Erlkonig.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 009.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Two Pieces for String Octet Op 11

    Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet & Friends.
    • Challenge Classics.
  • Brad Mehldau


    Performer: Brad Mehldau.
    • After Bach.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 003.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Round 'Midnight

    Ensemble: Miles Davis Quintet.
    • 'Round About Midnight.
    • Columbia/Legacy.
    • 001.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Air Norvegien, Op. 7

    Performer: Marianne Thorsen. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces, Book 3, op. 43 no. 6: To Spring

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Erato.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in D Op. 6 no. 5

    Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien. Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • TELDEC.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Timor et tremor

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • The Earth Resounds.
    • CORO.
    • 003.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op. 11: III. Rondo Vivace

    Performer: Charles Richard-Hamelin. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
    • Analekta.
  • Ariel Ramírez

    Misa Criolla: Gloria

    Ensemble: Música Temprana. Director: Adrian Rodriguez Van der Spoel.
    • Misa Criolla.
    • Cobra.
    • 014.
  • Anon.

    The Scottish Gigg

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • The Passinge Mesures.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.


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