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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Worthy is The Lamb: Messiah composed by Handel performed by Les Musiciens du Louvre

Angel Polka performed by The Old Couples and Anka Polka

Overture: Miracles from Heaven composed by Carlo Silioto performed by Original Soundtrack

Trio in E flat major for Piano, Violin and Horn Op 40 (4) composed by Brahms performed by Lowell Greer, Stephany Chase, Stephen Lubin

Teseo Mio Ben performed by Haydn composed by Carolin Watkinson, Glen Wilson

Ave Maria composed by Caccini performed by Lesley Garrett

Aria: In Turbato Mare Irato (1) composed by Vivaldi performed by Simone Kermes, The Venis Baroque Orchestra

Soul on Fire composed by Third Day performed by Third Day

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

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