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)

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Suite: The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe composed by Robert Mellin, Gian Piero Reverberi performed by Original Soundtrack Recording

Piano Trio No.1 in D minor Op.49 (2) composed by Mendelssohn performed by Trio Fontenay

I Say a Little Prayer composed by Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Keith Diamond, Anthony Smith, Donna Summer, Donna Wiant performed by Aleksandra Derzhieva

Violin Concerto No.3 in G (3) composed by Mozart performed by Andrew Manze, English Concert Orchestra

Zueignung composed by Richard Strauss performed by Barbara Bonnie, Malcom Martineau

Rakastava composed by Sibelius performed by YL Male Voice Choir

Give Thanks unto the Lord for he is gracious performed by Choir of Westminster Abbey

Natural Woman composed by Gerry Goffin, Carole King performed by Yohan Kim

Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat K.447 (1) composed by Mozart performed by William Purvis, Orpheus 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