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Sarah Walker with Sibelius, Borodin and Gade

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No VI in E flat, and the ever popular Finlandia by Sibelius. There’s also Maurizio Pollini playing Prokofiev’s 7th Piano Sonata plus string quartet music by Borodin. The Sunday Escape features music by Niels Gade.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle Op. 32 D.550 transcr. for arpeggione and piano

    Performer: Claire Désert. Performer: Anne Gastinel.
    • Naive.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Symphony no. VI in E flat

    Ensemble: The Hanover Band. Director: Roy Goodman.
    • BMG.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Trio Sonata in E flat (Essercizii Musici)

    Performer: Douglas Boyd. Performer: Harold Lester. Performer: Richard Lester. Performer: Roderick Elms.
    • ASV.
  • Anonymous

    Forte si dulce Stigium Boantum

    Ensemble: Alamire. Conductor: David Skinner.
    • Anne Boyleyn's Songbook.
    • Obsidian.
    • 007.
  • Thomas Morley

    Frog Galliard, P.23A

    Performer: Skip Sempé. Performer: Olivier Fortin. Performer: Pierre Hantaï.
    • The Virgin Harpsichord.
    • Naive.
    • 021.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 7 iii) Allegro non troppo

    Performer: Lucy Parham. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Resonance.
  • John McCabe


    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • NAXOS.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    History of the Tango i. Bordel 1900

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Christian Rivet.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius


    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Sound of Sibelius.
    • BIS.
    • 010.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Sonata no. 7

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • DG.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet no. 2 in D major: iii. Notturno

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Oboe Concerto in E flat major

    Performer: Anthony Camden. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Ward.
    • NAXOS.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne for cello and piano

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Pascal Devoyon.
    • RCA.
  • Gustav Holst


    Ensemble: Echoes of Ellington.
    • Right Track.
  • Milton Ager

    Hard Hearted Hannah

    Singer: Stacey Kent.
    • Breakfast on the Morning Train.
    • EMI.
    • 010.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    A Summer's Day in the Country: iii. Solitude of the woods

    Orchestra: Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic. Conductor: Ole Schmidt.
    • CPO.
  • Johann David Heinichen

    Concerto in G major, S215

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln.
    • Archiv.
  • Liza Lehmann

    Ah, Moon of My Delight

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • Black Box.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No. 33 in D major Hob. XVI:37

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Markus Passion BWV247 Recitativo "Und etliche, die dabei stunden" and Chor "Bei deinam grab under Leichenstein"

    Choir: La Capella Reial de de Catalunya. Ensemble: Les Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.


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