Classical Collection - Monday - Sarah Walker

Classical Collection with Sarah Walker Featuring great performances and classic recordings. This week's theme is Italian Inspirations, and today there are orchestral showpieces from Elgar and Tchaikovsky. 10.00 Elgar: In the South (Alassio) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Constantin Silvestri (conductor) EMI CDM 764719 2 10.19 Berio: A selection of his folk song arrangements Cathy Berberian (mezzo-soprano) Julliard Ensemble, Luciano Berio (conductor) RCA 09026625402 10.30 Debussy: “General Lavine” – eccentric; La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune; Ondine (Preludes, Book 2) Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano) DG 427 391 2 10.40 Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien London Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor) IMP PCD875 10.59 Beethoven: String Quartet in E flat op 74 ‘Harp’ Quartetto Italiano PHILIPS 420 105 2 CD 3 tks 5 - 8 11.31 Rachmaninov: Isle of the Dead The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday’s CD Review