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Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Jean Muller

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 18 February 2013

Suzy Klein presents, with live music from violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen with pianist Huw Watkins ahead of their concert with the Orchestra of the Swan and pianist Jean Muller, as he prepares for an all-Chopin recital at Kings Place in London.

Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, everyday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.
Today: Liszt's Hunagrian Rhapsody No.2

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

Music Played

23 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Giovanni Gabrieli

    Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon a 12 (Echo) [Landesbibliothek Kassel]

    Conductor: Eric Crees Performer: London S O Brass

    NAXOS, 8.-553873

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Salut d'amour Op.12 vers. for violin and piano

    Performer: Huw Watkins Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen

  • Interview: Tamsin Waley-Cohen & Huw Watkins

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in F major Op.24 (Spring) for violin and piano

    Performer: Huw Watkins Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen

  • Image for Joaquín Turina

    Joaquín Turina Ritmos - fantasia coreografica Op.43 for orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena Performer: BBC Philharmonic

    Chandos, CHAN 10753

  • Image for Herbert Hughes

    Herbert Hughes The Spanish lady - trad., arr. voice and piano

    Performer: Ailish Tynan Performer: Iain Burnside


  • Image for Léo Delibes

    Léo Delibes Les Filles de Cadix vers. for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Charles Olivieri-Monroe Performer: Sol Gabetta Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

    RCA, 735962

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Thamos, Konig in Aegypten - music for the play K.345

    Performer: David Greilsammer Performer: Geneva Chamber Orchestra

    SONY, 543025-2

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin By Strauss [written for 'The show is on']

    Conductor: Paul Brough Performer: BBC Singers


  • Image for Arcangelo Corelli

    Arcangelo Corelli Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`9

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk Performer: Avison Ensemble

    LINN, CKD 411

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin 4 Mazurkas Op.67 for piano

    Performer: Jean Muller

  • The story of music in 50 pieces - part 32

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt 19 Hungarian rhapsodies S.244 for piano

    Performer: Leslie Howard

    HYPERION, CDS44533

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Quartet no. 12 in F major Op.96 (American) for strings

    Performer: Simon Bolivar String Quartet

    DG, 479 042 9

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Wesendonck-Lieder, arr. Mottl for voice & orchestra [orig. with piano]

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles Performer: Jonas Kaufmann Performer: Berlin State Opera Orchestra

    DECCA, 4785189

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Rakastava [The lover] Op.14 for male chorus

    Conductor: Eric Ericson Performer: Accentus Ensemble


  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin 4 Mazurkas Op.68 for piano

    Performer: Jean Muller

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin 3 Waltzes Op.64 for piano

    Performer: Jean Muller

  • Interview: Jean Muller

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Polonaise in A flat major Op.53 (Eroica) for piano

    Performer: Jean Muller

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Habanera, orch. composer [orig piano]

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier Performer: BBC Philharmonic

    CHANDOS, CHAN-9765

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi E cosi a poc'a poco torno farfalla for 6 voices

    Performer: Robert Hollingworth Performer: I Fagiolini

    CHANDOS, CHAN 07-49

  • Image for Karol Szymanowski

    Karol Szymanowski 3 Paganini caprices Op.40, arr. for violin and piano

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova Performer: Cedric Tiberghien

    HYPERION, CDA-67703



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