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Sarah Walker with Respighi, Nielsen and Sibelius

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

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes Respighi’s joyous Overture Carnevalesca and Fauré’s orchestration of his own Elegie for Cello and Orchestra in C Minor, Opus 24. There’s also a Haydn Symphony and more orchestral music from the pen of Carl Nielsen. The Sunday Escape features the Spring Song by Sibelius, opus 16.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Louis Couperin

    Suite in A major: Gigue

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Dances from the Bauyn Manuscript.
    • Hyperion.
    • 021.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Ouverture Carnevalesca

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Adriano.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    7 Variations on a theme from the opera Silvana for clarinet and piano in B flat (op. 33)

    Performer: Kálmán Berkes. Performer: Jenő Jandó.
    • Weber: Clarinet Works.
    • NAXOS.
    • 009.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe Concerto in D minor (after BWV 35, BWV 156, BWV 1056 and 1059)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bist du bei mir BWV 508

    Singer: Benjamin Appl. Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • Sony Classical.
  • György Kurtág

    8 Choruses Op. 23

    Choir: Stuttgart Swr Vocal Ensemble. Director: Marcus Creed.
    • Complete Choral Works.
    • Hanssler.
    • 007.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 9 in D Major

    Performer: Pau Casals. Performer: Eugene Istomin.
    • Alto.
  • Paul Reade

    bou

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • The Lyrical Clarinet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 013.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony no. 2 "The Four Temperaments", iv: Allegro Sanguineo

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
    • Decca.
  • Joe Cutler

    Sikorski B

    Ensemble: Noszferatu.
    • NMC.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Deux Morceaux pour violon et piano: Nocturne

    Performer: Olivier Charlier. Performer: Emil Naoumoff.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie for cello and orchestra in C minor, Op. 24

    Performer: Eric Picard. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Erato.
  • William Walton

    Portsmouth Point

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C for violin and orchestra K373

    Performer: Arthur Grumiaux. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Raymond Leppard.
    • Philips.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux D'Eau

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Piano Music.
    • Regis.
    • 001.
  • Ann Ronell

    Willow Weep for Me

    Performer: Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra.
    • Verve.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Spring Song - Op. 16

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • John Sheppard

    Libera Nos I and II

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 9 in C

    Orchestra: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra. Conductor: Ádám Fischer.
    • Nimbus.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Harpsichord suite in B flat major (set II) HWV 434: Minuet

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • A Bach Recital.
    • Decca.
    • 05.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nun freut ech, liebe Christen g'mein

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Decca.
  • Clara Schumann

    3 Romances for Violin and Piano op. 22

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Chandos.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, Fugue & Riffs

    Ensemble: Columbia Jazz Combo. Director: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Compositions & Collaborations.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 001.
  • Louis Couperin

    Canaries

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Hyperion.

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