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Danish String Quartet, Professor Tim Birkhead, Magnard Ensemble

Suzy Klein presents, with live music from the Danish String Quartet and the Magnard Ensemble. Plus bird expert Professor Tim Birkhead discussing Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux.

Suzy Klein with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Live music from the Danish String Quartet, fresh from their Wigmore Hall Coffee Concert and heading southwards for a concert in Wimborne St Giles, Dorset. Ornithologist Tim Birkhead chats about birdsong and Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux before speaking at Sheffield's Festival of the Mind, and the Magnard Ensemble play live ahead of a performance of their tribute to Roald Dahl - Revolting Rhymes and Marvellous Music - on the centenary of his birth.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Louis-Claude Daquin

    Le coucou (Harpsichord Suite No 3 in E minor)

    Performer: Catherine Ennis.
    • 500 years of Organ Music for Royal Occasions.
    • CMFR.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet Op. 18 No. 4 - i. Allegro ma non tanto

  • Trad.

    Danish Folksong

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
  • Danish String Quartet

    Shine you no more

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No 2 in C major, Op 61 (Scherzo, Allegro vivace)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • ICA.
  • Edvard Grieg

    6 Songs (Op.48), no.4; Die Verschwiegene Nachtigall

    Singer: Chen Reiss. Performer: Charles Spencer.
    • Le Rossignol et la Rose.
    • ONYX.
    • 4.
  • Arthur Benjamin

    Jamaican Rumba

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Chorus of the Scottish refugees "Patria oppressa" (Macbeth)

    Choir: Chicago Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Songs My Mother Taught Me (with Nightingales)

    Performer: Beatrice Harrison.
    • HMV.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Melancholia (Cantus Arcticus, Op.61)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Lintu.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in F major, K 138

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Jane Glover.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 14.
  • Martin Butler

    Dirty Beasts – The Pig

    Ensemble: Magnard Ensemble.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts Op.24: Act 3 sc.1, no.19; Polonaise

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6/Polonaise.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • Paul Patterson

    Little Red Riding Hood

    Ensemble: Magnard Ensemble.
  • Paul Patterson

    Three Little Pigs

    Ensemble: Magnard Ensemble.
  • Johannes Brahms

    10 Hungarian dances arr. for piano solo ..., no.6 in D flat major;

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances: Cedric Tiberghien.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No.3 in D BWV1068 – Air

    Performer: Anne Akiko Meyers. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Steven Mercurio.
    • eONE.

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