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Sarah Walker with an enticing 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.

Sarah discovers the strength and sweetness of great close harmony in performances by vocal groups from Norway and New York, and plays a classic recording of Bach’s second Brandenburg Concerto. She also finds a piece by Debussy that’s been treated to a magical orchestration by Percy Grainger.

Plus André Previn combines his skills as both pianist and conductor in a celebrated rendition with the London Symphony Orchestra of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3

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Music Played

  • Jacques Ibert

    10 Histoires: No. 2 - Le petit ane blanc (avec une tranquille bonne humeur)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • WARNER.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pagodes (Estampes)

    Music Arranger: Percy Grainger. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    4 Romantic Pieces, Op. 75, B. 150

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • ERATO.
  • Joseph Lauber

    4 Danses Medievales, Op. 45 - IV - Galliarde: Moderato

    Performer: Robert Aitken. Performer: Erica Goodman.
    • HARP & COMPANY.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Summa for strings

    Orchestra: I Fiamminghi. Conductor: Rudolf Werthen.
    • TELARC.
  • Manuel de Falla

    The Three Cornered Hat, Suite 2

    Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon.
    • OEHMS.
  • Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

    Home Sweet Home

    Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov.
    • MARCO POLO.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Director: André Previn.
    • WARNER.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O Virtus Sapientie

    Music Arranger: Marianne Pfau. Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • NONESUCH.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gott ist mein Hirt

    Performer: Ingrid Andsnes. Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Polonaise in B flat major, D. 580

    Performer: Andreas Janke. Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • RCA.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Bali Ha'I (from South Pacific)

    • REVOLA.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian rhapsody no. 2

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra etc..
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Quintet for piano, two violins, viola & cello: IV. Presto

    Performer: Louise Bessette. Ensemble: Quatuor Molinari.
    • ATMA CLASSIQUE.
  • Manning Sherwin

    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

    Composer: Eric Maschwitz. Music Arranger: Gene Puerling.
    • ATLANTIC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 39 in G minor 'Tempesta di mare'

    Orchestra: Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Fey.
    • HAENSSLER CLASSIC.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditation from Thais

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Moto perpetuo, Op. 11, MS 72

    Performer: Salvatore Accardo. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • DG.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    The Waltz Suite - IV. Vovka

    Music Arranger: Frank Strobel. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Frank Strobel.
    • CAPRICCIO.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Choir Concerto (4th mvt, 'Complete this work which I began')

    Choir: Danish Radio Choir. Conductor: Stefan Parkman.
    • Schnittke: Minnesang/Choir Cto.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Joachim Raff

    Allegro Agitato, Op. 151

    Performer: Tra Nguyen.
    • GRAND PIANO.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Four Cornish Dances arr for brass band (No 1)

    Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold.
    • The Malcolm Arnold Edition: Music for Brass.
    • Decca.
    • 23.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les Filles de Cadix

    Singer: Natalie Dessay. Orchestra: Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • Vocalises.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 004.

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