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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Sandra Gayer (presenter)

 


 

Track List

 

Requiem for a Soldier:  The Band of Brothers composed by Michael Kamen, Frank Musker performed by Amici Forever


So am I: Lady be Good composed by Gershwin performed by Jack Gibbons

I was so Young, You were so Beautiful composed by Gershwin performed by Jack Gibbons


Tales From The Vienna Woods composed by Johan Strauss II performed by Johan Strauss orchestra


If You Were  The Only Girl in The World composed by Clifford Grey, Nat D. Ayer performed by Alfie Boe


C’est La Petite Fille du Prince composed by Francis Poulenc performed by Cambridge Singers


The Lord is My Shepherd composed by John Rutter performed by Cambridge Singers, City of London Simfonia


String Quartet No.14 in A Flat Major (2) composed by Dvorak performed by Chilingirian Quartet


Tales From The Vienna Woods composed by Johan Strauss II performed by Johan Strauss Orchestra


Main Title, That is The Desert, Overture: Lawrence of Arabia composed by Maurice Jarr performed by Filharmonia Orchestra


 


 

 

 


 

 

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