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)

Don't Let Me Go: Shrek The Musical composed by Geanne Tesori, David Lindsay composed by Abaire performed by Daniel Breaker, Brian Darcy James

Canto Popolare composed by Elgar performed by Verity Buttler, Gavin Southerland

Malaguena: 3 Spanish Dances (1) composed by Philip Lane performed by Verity Buttler, Gavin Southerland

The Streets: Vertigo composed by Bernard Herman performed by Original Soundtrack Recording

You Give Me Hope composed by Ryan Kirkland performed by Ryan Kirkland

Ave Maria composed by Gounod, J.S. Bach performed by Andrea Bocelli

Hymn To The Waters: Rig Veda Op.26 No.3 composed by Gustav Holst performed by Purcell Singers

Hymn To The Dawn: Rig Veda Op.26 No.3 composed by Gustav Holst performed by Purcell Singers

Air on a G String: Suite No.3 in D Major composed by J.S. Bach performed by Balkan Chamber Orchestra

Mexican Hat Dance composed by Peter Hope performed by Martin Loveday, BBC Concert Orchestra

Symphony No.39 in E flat (3) composed by Mozart performed by Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Amazing Grace composed by Traditional performed by The Blues and Royals

Dear MR. God composed by The Warren Brothers performed by The Warren Brothers

Concerto in C Major Op.5 No.1 (1) composed by Joseph Boulogne Chevalier De Saint composed by Georges performed by Boulogne Chamber 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