Music Box

Music Box

Sandra Gayer presents Music Box every Monday 7-8pm with a repeat on Sundays 7-8pm, playing an hour of some of the world’s most famous and influential classical music.

As a classically trained soprano singer and pianist, Sandra is the perfect host to guide you through the many genres of classical music including; orchestral, choral and operatic music as well as scores from film and theatre. She reveals some of the stories behind the tracks and examines how the music has been used over the years.

With a variety of tunes highlighted each week including a featured film, Sandra ensures that whether you know your Brahms from your elbow or are a complete novice in the classical music world, you’re bound to hear tracks you’ll recognise and love.

So open up the Music Box on RNIBs Connect Radio and relax to some of the world’s most beautiful classical music.

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Kyrie: Missa Brevis composed by Benjamine Britten composed by The 16 performed by Harry Christophers

This Little Day: The Ceremony of Carols composed by Benjamine Britten composed by The 16 performed by Harry Christophers

Symphony No.4 in F minor Op.36 (3) composed by Tchaikovsky composed by Cleveland performed by Lorin Maazel

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas: Meet Me in ST. Louis composed by Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane performed by Judy Garland

Flute Quartet in G Major (2) composed by Rossini performed by Europa Symphony Soloists

Flute Quartet in G Major (3) composed by Rossini performed by Europa Symphony Soloists

God Loves Everyone composed by Ron Sexsmith performed by Ron Sexsmith

First Song: Song and Dance (1) composed by Guilbert Vinter performed by Verity Buttler, Gavin Southerland

Interlude: Ceremony of Carols composed by Benjamine Britten performed by Sioned Williams

Symphony 7 (2) composed by Bruckner composed by International Accademy Orchestra

Symphony in C Sharp minor (1) composed by Artur Lemba performed by Scottish National Orchestra

Santa Baby composed by Joan Javits, Philip Springer, Tony Springer performed by Eartha Kitt

lullay, Jesu: A Boy was Born composed by Benjamine Britten performed by Choristers, ST. Paul's Cathedral

The Three Kings: A Boy was Born composed by Benjamine Britten performed by Choristers, ST. Paul's Cathedrals

 

Empire of The Sun: Exultate Justi composed by John Williams performed by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Crouch End Festival Chorus performed by Paul Bateman, David Temple

Sollace composed by Scott Joplin performed by Alexander Pescanov

The Nut Cracker: Dance of The Reed Pipes performed by Tchaikovsky performed by The Kirov Orchestra performed by Valery Gergiev

How Doth The City Sit Solitary composed by John Blow performed by Robin Blaze, Joseph Cornwell, William Kendle, Steven Varco, Steven Alder, The Parley of Instruments composed by Peter Hallman, David Hill

Sonata No. 1 (2) composed by C.P.E. Bach performed by Armin Thalheim

Symphony No. 1 (4) composed by Beethoven performed by The Hanover Band performed by Monica Huggett

I was Glad performed by Hubert Parry composed by The Choir of ST. Paul’s Cathedral 

The Nut Cracker: Variation composed by Tchaikovsky performed by The Kirov Orchestra performed by Valery Gergiev 

Flute Quartet in D major (1) composed by Rossini performed by Europa Symphony soloists