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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.

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

Today Sarah starts the morning with a mischievous piece by Haydn, finds sensitivity in a lullaby with a supernatural twist, and heads over to Spain with pianist Alicia de Larrocha.

Plus, music of the night with Piazzolla, and a symphony which was often wrongly attributed to Mozart…

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

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3 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in D major, H XVIII 2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Norwegian Chamber Orchestra.
    • Leif Ove Andsnes - a portrait.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sextet, FP. 100 - II - Divertissement: Andantino

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
    • BIS.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantasie-Impromptu in C sharp minor

    Music Arranger: O Duo. Ensemble: O Duo.
    • SONY.
  • Robert Schumann

    Genoveva: Overture

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Jess Arrowsmith

    Sub a salcie

    Composer: Gavin Davenport. Ensemble: Papagena.
    • SOMM.
  • Anton Eberl

    Symphony in C

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln.
    • TELDEC.
  • “Brother” Jack McDuff

    The Shadow of your Smile

    Performer: “Brother” Jack McDuff. Performer: Joe Dukes. Performer: Calvin Green. Performer: Danny Turner.
    • EMI.
  • Edgar Bainton

    And I saw a new Heaven

    Choir: The Sixteen. Performer: Robert Quinney. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • A New Heaven, The Sixteen.
    • UCJ.
    • 9.
  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

    Listen to the grass grow

    Performer: Seckou Keita. Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • BENDIGEDIG.
  • Seckou Keita

    Dounuya

    Performer: Seckou Keita.
    • BANDCAMP.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Book 3 (El Polo)

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Albeniz: Iberia; Navarra; Suite Espanola - Larrocha.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 82

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • TELDEC.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Nocturne

    Performer: Juliette Hurel. Performer: Hélène Couvert.
    • ALPHA CLASSICS.
  • Juan Tizol

    Caravan

    Composer: Duke Ellington. Performer: Thelonious Monk. Performer: Kenny Clarke. Singer: Oscar Pettiford.
    • RIVERSIDE.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Triumphal Symphony in E major, Op 6 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Šejna.
    • SUPRAPHON.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Ganymed

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • DG.
  • Tõnu Kõrvits

    Songs from Dolores's Songbook: No. 7, Azure

    Orchestra: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Risto Joost.
    • ONDINE.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphonic Rhapsody

    Orchestra: Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
    • EMI.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan and Isolde - Prelude for horn ensemble

    Performer: Jonathan Barrett.
    • PRIVATE RECORDING.
  • John Metcalfe

    Tracing the Outline - Movement 1

    Performer: Matthew Barley.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Wohl denen die da wandeln

    Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Conductor: Simon Halsey.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia super Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 695

    Performer: Luca Guglielmi.
    • STRADIVARIUS.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Histoire du Tango - III - Nightclub

    Ensemble: Duo Capriccioso.
    • CAPELLA.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Invocation (The Passing of the Year)

    Performer: Jonathan Dove. Choir: VOCES8.
    • Equinox.
    • VCM Records.
    • 08.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Soir de fête, Op 32

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.

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