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Sarah Walker with Gubaidulina, Ravel and Godowsky

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes work from female composers including Sofia Gubaidulina, Fanny Mendelssohn and Carla Bley. There’s also instrumental music from James MacMillan and chamber works from Handel and Ravel. The Sunday Escape features music by Leopold Godowsky.

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2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Magnificat Wq. 215: Magnificat (chorus)

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Philip Ledger.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Bassoon Concerto in B flat K. 191

    Performer: Jaakko Luoma. Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Janne Nisonen.
    • Ondie.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonata posthume

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Frank Braley.
    • Erato.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Le Merle Noir

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Leos Janáček

    Four Folk Male-voice Choruses: Ploughing, Our Birch Tree, The Garland, The Quilt

    Choir: Moravian Teachers' Choir. Director: Lubomir Mati.
    • NAXOS.
  • Leif Kayser

    Kirkeruder (Church Windows) vii) Allegro

    Performer: Jorgen Ellegard Frederiksen.
    • Dacapo.
  • Percy Grainger

    Handel in the Strand

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in E major, HWV394

    Performer: Brook Street Band.
    • AVIE.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Rock, Op. 7

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Sounds of the Forest: i. Allegro Rustico

    Performer: Leslie Newman. Performer: Amanda Hurton.
    • Beyond the Iron Curtain.
    • Cala United.
    • 007.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Gartenlieder, Op. 3: i. Im wald

    Ensemble: Leonarda Ensemble Koln. Conductor: Elke Mascha Blankenburg.
    • CPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

    Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Avie.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Una Furtiva Lagrima

    Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Decca.
  • Carla Bley


    Performer: Carla Bley. Performer: Steve Swallow.
    • Duets.
    • ECM.
    • 003.
  • Leopold Godowsky

    Java Suite: Part IV: X. In the Kraton

    Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov.
    • NAXOS.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Salve Regina a 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • George Crumb

    Unto the hills ii. All the pretty little horses (An Appalachian lullaby)

    Singer: Ann Crumb. Ensemble: Orchestra 2001.
    • Bridge.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ave Maris Stella

    Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Ave Maris Stella

    Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Signum.
  • Sir James MacMillan


    Performer: John York.
    • Raising Sparks.
    • Black Box.
    • 007.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Elegy for String Orchestra

    Orchestra: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • BIS.
  • Jonathan Dove

    The Ringing Isle

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Timothy Redmond.
    • Orchid Classics.
  • Anonymous


    Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 16.


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