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Sarah Walker with a refreshing musical mix

Sarah Walker chooses three hours of attractive and uplifting music to complement your morning.

Sarah Walker chooses three hours of attractive and uplifting music to complement your morning.

Today Sarah plays one of Franz Lehar’s most unforgettable tunes, a Schumann overture inspired by an epic poem by Goethe and a piece that provides a workout for the principal oboist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Plus a 90 year old jazz standard that never seems to date, in a version by the Tim Richards Trio.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

16 days left to listen

3 hours, 1 minute

Music Played

  • Anon

    Vouchsafe, O Lord

    Performer: Optina Pustyn.
    • ARC MUSIC.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse Bohemienne

    Performer: Lucy Parham.
    • DEUX ELLES.
  • Ernest Tomlinson

    Suite of English Folk Dances

    Ensemble: Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Director: Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Josef Suk

    Once in Spring (About Mother, Op 28)

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Suk: Piano Works: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La scala di seta (Overture)

    Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • 40: Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Helicon.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Grand duo concertant in E major

    Performer: Sol Gabetta. Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • SONY.
  • Traditional French

    Viens par le pré arr. Bob Chilcott

    Music Arranger: Bob Chilcott. Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Naji Hakim

    Three Basques Dances - Ezpata Dantza

    Performer: Naji Hakim.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 'Polish' - Introduction and Allegro

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • LPO LIVE.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Magnificat (St Pancras Service)

    Choir: Marian Consort. Director: Rory McCleery.
    • DELPHIAN.
  • Robert Schumann

    Hermann und Dorothea: Overture

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • EMI.
  • Hoagy Carmichael

    Georgia on my mind

    Ensemble: Tim Richards Trio.
    • 33 JAZZ.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La vallée des cloches (Miroirs)

    Music Arranger: Percy Grainger. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Jean‐Joseph Mouret

    Sinfonies de fanfare

    Performer: Hannes Läubin. Performer: Wolfgang Läubin. Performer: Bernhard Läubin. Performer: Simon Preston.
    • DG.
  • Philip Glass

    Aguas da Amazonia - No. 1 Madeira River

    Ensemble: Third Coast Percussion.
    • CEDILLE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Church (Epistle) Sonata No. 2 in B flat for organ and strings, K68

    Performer: Daniel Chorzempa. Ensemble: Deutsche Bachsolisten. Conductor: Helmut Winschermann.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Romanze in F major, Op 118 No 5

    Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Brahms: 2 Rhapsodies Op.79, Klavierstucke Opp.117-119, Radu Lupu.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Children will listen (Into the Woods)

    Singer: Barbra Streisand. Orchestra: Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Tunick.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • Delia Derbyshire

    Happy Birthday

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No.2 in E minor Op.27 - 1st movement

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
  • Ennemond Gaultier

    La Cascade

    Performer: Hopkinson Smith.
    • DG.
  • Paul Simon

    Loves me like a rock

    Performer: Paul Simon.
    • WARNER.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in F major, Op 10 No 8

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • Chopin, Polonaise-Fantasie: Nelson Goerner.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat, K. 495

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI.
  • Trad.

    Moladh Uibhist

    Singer: Julie Fowlis.
    • Machair Records.

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