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Sarah Walker with an exhilarating musical mix

Sarah Walker chooses three hours of attractive and uplifting music to complement your morning and puts a musical spin on events.

Sarah Walker chooses three hours of attractive and uplifting music to complement your morning, and puts a musical spin on events.

There are pairs of all sorts on show today: pairs of hands at the piano enjoying the fun created by Percy Grainger, pairs of violins playing sensual lines by Handel and a pair of intriguing medieval musicians that have Sarah disappearing down - as she calls it - the internet rabbit hole.

Sarah also contrasts a tiny symphony by William Boyce with an expansive orchestral characterisation by Sergei Prokofiev. She plays traditional Syrian music by way of Lancaster and hears the richness of Rachmaninov unroll as pianist Daniil Trifonov joins forces with the Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

3 hours, 1 minute

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends: Prague Waltzes: Buadapest festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer.
    • Phillips.
    • 16.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Performer: Penelope Thwaites. Performer: John Lavender.
    • Grainger: Piano Music for Four Hands Vol.1: Thwaites/Lavender.
    • Pavillion.
    • 7.
  • Hermann Contractus

    Salve Regina

    Singer: Anna Sandström. Ensemble: Armonico Consort. Conductor: Christopher Monks.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O virtus sapientiae

    Singer: Kirsteen Rogers. Choir: Armonico Consort. Director: Christopher Monks.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • William Boyce

    Symphony No. 2 in A major

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • L'OISEAU-LYRE.
  • Fredrik Sjölin

    Naja's Waltz

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • ECM.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer from 5 Lieder, Op. 105

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie Melodien zieht es mir from 5 Lieder, Op. 105

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    Angelus ad pastores ait a12

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: Alamire. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Conductor: David Skinner.
    • INVENTA RECORDS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • CBS MASTERWORKS.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - Symphonic Suite, Op. 60

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    The Phantom tells his tale of longing (Forest Scenes)

    Performer: Waka Hasegawa.
    • Undiscovered Piano Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 12.
  • Träd

    Dinaresade

    Ensemble: Moonlight Gazette.
    • MOONLIGHT GAZETTE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke from Die Entführung aus dem Serail

    Singer: Daniel Behle. Orchestra: Orfeo Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
  • Giovanni Buonaventura Viviani

    Sonata prima in C major

    Performer: Maurice André. Performer: Hedwig Bilgram.
    • DG.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Octet-Partita in E flat

    Ensemble: Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • COE.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Beatus Vir from Selva Morale e Spirituale 1641

    Ensemble: Currende. Conductor: Erik Van Nevel.
    • ETCETERA.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Sixth Tune for Archbishop Parker's Psalter

    Performer: Mark Lockheart. Performer: Roger Sayer. Music Arranger: John Ashton Thomas.
    • EDITION.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • HALLE.
  • Horacio Salgán

    Don Agustin Bardi

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Rodolfo Mederos. Singer: Héctor Console.
    • Mi Buenos Aires querido: Barenboim/Mederos/Console.
    • Teldec.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No. 6 HWV 391

    Performer: Eduardo López Banzo. Ensemble: Al Ayre Español.
    • CHALLENGE CLASSICS.
  • Marco Dall’Aquila

    Saltarello "La Traditora"

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 - III - Allegro Scherzando

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • DG.

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