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Sunday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show including a Sunday morning Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape from a rainforest in Costa Rica.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Offenbach: Overtures: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Michael Tippett

    Dance, clarion air

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Poetry In Music.
    • CORO.
    • 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Claudio Arrau.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Claudio Arrau.
    • Philips.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Cantata No 78)

    Singer: Malin Hartelius. Singer: Robin Tyson. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach - Alles mit Gott.
    • 7.
  • Lucie E.Campbell

    Jesus gave me water

    Singer: Sam Cooke. Choir: The Soul Stirrers.
    • RGNET.
  • Traditional Spiritual

    Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen

    Singer: Mahalia Jackson. Choir: The Soul Stirrers.
    • 7.
  • Rued Langgaard

    Unnoticed morning stars

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Langgaard: Symphonies 2 & 6.
    • Da Capo.
    • 11.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Suite for flute and piano, Op 34 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Jeffrey Khaner. Performer: Hugh Sung.
    • The Romantic Flute: Jeffrey Khaner.
    • Avie.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    La plus que lente

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • Debussy: Preludes Books I & II: Zoltan Kocsis.
    • Philips.
    • 13.
  • Franz Schubert

    Harfenspieler Wer sich der Einsamkeit D.478

    Singer: Benjamin Appl. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    L'Olimpiade (Sinfonia)

    Orchestra: L'Arte dell'Arco. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Vivaldi: Sinfonie: Avanti L'Opera E Concerti: La'rte Dell Arco: Hogwood.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4-7.
  • Laura Mvula

    Sing to the moon

    Choir: BBC Singers.
    • BBC recording from Last Night of The Proms, 14th September 2019.
  • Trad.

    Luna Liberiana

    Ensemble: Compania Folclorica Matambu.
    • Arc Music.
  • Benjamín Gutiérrez


    Orchestra: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Costa Rica. Conductor: Irwin Hoffmann.
    • Centro Musical de Musica.
  • Tomaz Mendez

    Paloma Negra

    Singer: Charvela Vargas. Performer: Óscar Ramos.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, Kk.491

    Music Arranger: Wendy Carlos. Performer: Wendy Carlos.
  • York Bowen

    Grand March 'R.A.F.'

    Ensemble: Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Conductor: Wing Commander H.B.Hingley.
    • Marches Of The Royal Air Force.
    • Bandleader.
    • 24.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op.34 no.14

    Music Arranger: Shin-Itchiro Yokoyama. Performer: Sueye Park. Performer: Love Derwinger.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Christian Ihle Hadland. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Arvid Engegård.
    • Mozart Piano Concertos No 21 & 22: Christian Ihle Hadland / Oslo Philharmonis Or.
    • Simax.
    • 3.


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