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Sarah Walker with Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Victoria

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes the symphonic poem Knight in Armour by Ruth Gipps. There are Russian classics from Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov, plus Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 50 No 4. The Sunday Escape features renaissance music by Victoria.

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Shepherd's Hey

    Performer: Penelope Thwaites. Performer: John Lavender.
    • Heritage.
  • Ruth Gipps

    Knight in Armour, Op.8

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • John Bull

    Ut re mi fa sol

    Ensemble: Charivari Agréable.
    • Signum.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute

    Ensemble: Maurice Bourgue Wind Ensemble.
    • Pierre Verany.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Hommage a Chopin (i - Notturno; ii - A la Ballada)

    Performer: Sonia Rubinsky.
    • NAXOS.
  • César Franck

    Panis Angelicus

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • King's College.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Symphony No. 1, Mov. 1

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Erato.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Funeral March of A Marionette

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Mercury.
  • William Alwyn

    Suite for oboe and harp

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Performer: Ieuan Jones.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca da Rimini, op. 32

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • LPO.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Ten Preludes, op. 23: no. 4 in D

    Performer: Nicolai Lugansky.
    • Erato.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude, from English Suite in A minor, BWV 807, arr. 2 marimbas

    Ensemble: Colin Currie. Ensemble: Steve Walton.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals, movements 8-14

    Ensemble: Martha Argerich.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Victor Young

    A Hundred Years from Today

    Singer: Doris Day. Orchestra: Van Alexander & His Orchestra.
    • Pickwick.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Vadam et circuibo civitatem

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D, BWV 1068: ii 'Air on a G string'

    Ensemble: Ferio Saxophone Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in F sharp minor Op. 50 no. 4

    Ensemble: Amati Ensemble.
    • Divox.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu no 2 (from Four Impromtus D899)

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • ECM.
  • Richard Strauss

    Concerto for Oboe and small orchestra in D major, mov 1

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.
    • DG.
  • Oliver Knussen

    Oliver Knussen: The Ride to Castle Yonder

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.


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