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Sarah Walker with Purcell, Weir and Mendelssohn

Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including works by Mozart, Purcell, Poulence and Weir. Her Sunday Escape features Mendelssohn.

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection includes Mozart’s “Kegelstatt” trio, K.498, for clarinet, viola and piano. There’s a new take on Purcell’s Dido’s Lament, and 20th-century music from Poulenc and Judith Weir. The Sunday Escape features the Nocturne from Mendelssohn’s incidental music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Fantasia: 'Three parts upon a ground'

    Ensemble: Ricercar Consort. Conductor: Philippe Pierlot.
    • Mirare.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Trio K. 498 'Kegelstatt'

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Performer: Hartmut Höll.
    • EMI.
  • Jules Massenet

    Ballet Suite from 'Herodiade'

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

    Overture 'The Little Minister'

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Angel's Farewell '(softly and gently' from The Dream of Gerontius)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: Hallé. Choir: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Michael Nyman

    Time Lapse (from 'A Zed and Two Noughts - film soundtrack)

    Orchestra: Zoo Orchestra. Ensemble: Michael Nyman Band.
    • Venture.
  • Elmer Bernstein

    Walk on the Wild Side

    Orchestra: Orchestra. Conductor: Elmer Bernstein.
    • Mainstream Records.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sept répons des ténèbres: vii. Ecce quomodo

    Choir: The Sixteen. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Nicolas de Grigny

    Offertoir sur les grands jeux: Missa Cunctipotens Genitor Deus

    Performer: Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen.
    • CD Klassisk.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73

    Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Performer: Gerhard Oppitz.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris, L'Énamourée, Trois jours de vendange

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
    • The Exquisite Hour.
    • Signum.
    • 9.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Serenade for guitar

    Performer: Franz Halász.
    • Repentance.
    • BIS.
    • 002.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Befiel du deine Wege, BWV 272

    Ensemble: BIT20 Ensemble. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • DA-CAPO.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Symphony No. 4 "Sinfonia Concertante" Op. 60, movement 1

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido's Lament

    Ensemble: Babelfish. Singer: Brigette Beraha..
    • Moletone Records.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jeffrey Tate.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Judith Weir


    Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Conductor: Geoffrey Webber.
    • Delphian.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Concerto in C minor for harpsichord and orchestra Wq. 43/4

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Madrigals for 5 voices, Book 5: Tu m'uccidi, O crudele

    Ensemble: Stockholm Chamber Brass.
    • Then.
    • BIS.
    • 004.
  • Tielman Susato

    Danserye: Galliard no. 2, Allemaigne no. 8

    Ensemble: Stockholm Chamber Brass.
    • Then.
    • BIS.
    • 003.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata in G major, BWV 916

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • Hyperion.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    I Could Be Happy, The You-Don't-Want

    Ensemble: Aquarius. Director: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Naxos.


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