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Sarah Walker with Chopin, Jenkins and Franck

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including works by Chopin, Bach, William Mundy, John Jenkins and Prokofiev. Her Sunday Escape features Cesar Franck’s Les Eolides.

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes dazzling solo performances, with Tamas Vasary playing Chopin, and Alban Gerhardt in Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007. There’s Tudor music from William Mundy and a chamber piece from the Stuart era by John Jenkins. You can also hear more orchestral music in the form of Prokofiev’s Lieutenant Kijé. The Sunday Escape features Cesar Franck’s Les Eolides.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Paul Hindemith


    Orchestra: New World Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • RCA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz no.1 Op.18 (Grande Valse Brillante)

    Performer: Tamás Vásáry.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite no. 1 in G BWV 1007

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt.
    • Hyperion.
  • William Mundy

    Beatus et sanctus

    Choir: Choir of St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. Conductor: Duncan Ferguson.
    • Delphian.
  • John Jenkins

    Newarke Seidge

    Ensemble: Rose Consort of Viols.
    • NAXOS.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Musique Religieuse Op. 113 for tenor and orchestra: Surumarssi

    Performer: Pauli Pietläinen. Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jaakko Kuusisto.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Baptist Vanhal

    Missa Solemnis in E Flat Major: V. Benedictus, Osanna VI.a Agnus Dei, VI.b Dona Nobis Pacem

    Singer: Marta Filová. Choir: Prager Kammerchor. Orchestra: Virtuosi di Praga. Conductor: Václav Neumann.
    • Orfeo.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Pure Imagination

    Performer: Mike Lovatt. Performer: Foden’s Band. Conductor: Michael Fowles.
    • World of Sound.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - Symphonic Suite, op. 60

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Trio Sonata no. 3 in B flat major

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Performer: Heinz Holliger. Performer: Klaus Thunemann. Performer: Klaus Stoll. Performer: Jonathan Rubin. Performer: Christiane Jaccottet.
    • ECM.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet no. 14 in D Minor Death and The Maiden: iv) Presto

    Ensemble: Tacaks Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 3: Hirtenreigen

    Orchestra: Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele. Conductor: Karl Bohm.
    • DG.
  • Tony Woods

    Queen Takes Knight

    Ensemble: Tony Woods Project.
    • Hidden Fires.
    • Marquestry Records.
    • 001.
  • César Franck

    Les Éolides

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Muriel Herbert

    The Lost Nightingale

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
    • Come to Me in My Dreams.
    • Chandos.
    • 001.
  • Ferdinand Ries

    Introduction and Polonaise, Op. 174

    Performer: Piers Lane. Orchestra: The Orchestra Now. Conductor: Leon Botstein.
    • Hyperion.
  • Trad.

    Flowers of Edinburgh

    Performer: Owen Woods.
    • In Any Weather.
    • Talking Cat Records.
    • 001.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Fantasia per il Flauto senza Basso No. 8, TWV 40:9

    Performer: Tabea Debus.
    • TYXart.
  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra Op.30 iii) Allegretto

    Orchestra: Kremerata Baltica. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.
    • DG.
  • André Previn

    Control Yourself

    Performer: André Previn. Singer: Doris Day.
    • Duet.
    • Pickwick.
    • 008.


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