23 Nov 2014

Music for Life - Programme 4

From Music for Life, 10:00 am on 23 November 2014
Marshall Walker and Tim Dodd argue the toss.

Marshall Walker and Tim Dodd argue the toss. Photo: Claúdia Pacce

Marshall Walker talks to Tim Dodd about the music he loves. In this final programme, Walker talks about English composers, Russian composers, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Wagner, tragedy in music, and he ends by telling us how this whole selection of music came about.

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)

Elgar: Dream Children, Part 2 (EMI CDM 5 65593)

Vaughan Williams: 4th movement, Symphony No 5 in D (EMI CDM 7 64018)

Rachmaninov: Preludes, in B minor Op 32/10; in C# minor Op 3/2; in Db Op 32/13 - Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca 414 418)

Fiffe: Mandinga - Rubén González (World Circuit WCD 049)

Rachmaninov: 4th movement, Symphony No 1 in D minor Op 13 (Decca 421 065)

Prokofiev: 1st movement, Symphony No 6 in Eb minor Op 111 (Philips 475 7655)

Wagner: Magic Fire Music, from Die Walküre (RCA GD 87808)

Górecki: 2nd movement, Symphony No 3 (Nonesuch 79282)

Kusch (aka Dodd): Praeludium-Etude in Honour Professor Walker for accordion and kitchen drawers (RNZ)

Sufjan Stevens: Chicago, from the album Illinoise (Asthmatic Kitty AKR 014)