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 and examining how it impacts on our modern culture.

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.

Listen to an interview with Sandra Gayer by clicking here

With a variety of tunes highlighted each week including a featured film and ‘The Original is Always Best’, 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 Insight Radio and relax to some of the world’s most beautiful classical music. Listen to the promo here.

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Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor (1) composed by Tchaikovsky performed by Milena Mollova, The Balkan State Orchestra

String Quartet No. 12 in F major (2) composed by Dvorák performed by Chilingirian Quartet

Clair de Lune: Bergemasque: (3) composed by Debussy performed by Werner Haas

Flute Quartet in D major k285 (1) composed by Mozart performed by Jean Claude Gérard, Ensemble Villa Musica

Go Lovely Rose composed by Eric Whiicatre performed by Poliphony

Main Themes: Hook composed by John Williams performed by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

I Love My Love composed by Holst performed by City of London Choir

Sonata in F major for Horn and Piano (3) composed by Nikolaus Von Krofft performed by Lowell Greer, Stephen Lubin

La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin composed by Debussy performed by Werner Haas

Clarinet Concerto No. 2 (2) composed by Malcolm Arnold performed by Emma Jonson, English Chamber Orchestra

 

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