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Sarah Walker with Lully, Ravel and Delius

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes courtly music by Lully, and less well-known choral music by Tudor composer Robert White. There’s 20th century music from Ravel. The Sunday Escape features Summer Evening by Delius.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in B minor, Op. 25 no. 10

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Erato.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Extraits de la troisieme partie du ballet d'Alcidiane et Polexandre

    Ensemble: Ensemble La Folia. Director: Miguel de la Fuente.
    • Arion.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Performer: Hélène Mercier.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Robert White

    Christe, qui lux es et dies I

    Ensemble: The Gesualdo Six. Conductor: Owain Park.
    • Hyperion.
  • Trad.

    The Dancing Master: Gray's Inn

    Ensemble: Broadside Band. Director: Jeremy Barlow.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Shande Ding

    Rush Capture of the Luting Bridge

    Performer: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Long Yu.
    • DG.
  • Leos Janáček

    Glagolitic Mass iv) Veruju

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker, Op. 71 TH. 14: Act II no. 13: Waltz of the Flowers

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Philips.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata Op. 12 no. 1

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Frederick Delius

    Summer Evening

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    Medi I

    Performer: Mary Lou Williams.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Simon Boccanegra: Il Lacerato Spirito

    Singer: Ildar Abdrazakov. Orchestra: Orchestre & Choeur Métropolitain. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • DG.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 3 in E minor, HWV321

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Director: Bernhard Forck.
    • Pentatone.

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