2 Nov 2014

Music For Life - Programme 1

From Music for Life, 10:00 am on 2 November 2014
Nora and Harold Walker, Marshall's parents

Nora and Harold Walker, Marshall's parents Photo: Marshall Walker

Marshall Walker talks with Tim Dodd about the music he has loved in his life. In this programme the themes are his mother and father, his early childhood music experiences, getting out to the countryside, trains, anacrusis and inevitably, Sibelius.

The pieces of music (some quite long) have been edited out of this online version of the programme. Here are the details of what was played:

Sibelius: Rakastava (Bis CD 1265)

Grieg: Morning; The Death of Ase from Peer Gynt (EMI CDM 7 69039)

Kern: Ol’ Man River, from Showboat - Paul Robeson (EMI 520140)

Tchaikovsky: Overture, The Nutcracker (DG 429 097)

Beethoven: 2nd movement, Symphony No 6 in F Op  68 (BBC MM 87)

Villa-Lobos: Little Train of the Caipira, from Bachianas Brasileiras No 2 (EMI CDH 7 61015)

Beethoven: 2nd movement, Symphony No 7 in A minor, Op 92 (DG 427 401)

Prokofiev: 2nd movement, Symphony No 1 in D Op 25, Classical (excerpt) (Philips 475 7655)

Sibelius: Symphony No 7 in C Op 105 (DG 439 527)