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Breaking Free: Thursday - Suzy Klein

Suzy Klein's guests include folk musician Ange Hardy and countertenor Iestyn Davies. Plus scientist Philip Ball discussing the cognitive aspects of listening to serialism.

Suzy Klein with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news with live performance from countertenor Iestyn Davies as he prepares to sing in George Benjamin's opera Written on Skin at the Royal Opera House. Folk Musician Ange Hardy performs tracks from her new album 'Findings', plus science writer Philip Ball discusses the cognitive aspects of listening to serialism.

Includes episode 9 of The Listening Service Extra - Tennis With Gershwin. Tom looks at Schoenberg's love of Gershwin, who was also his tennis partner in Hollywood.

Part of Radio 3's "Breaking Free - the minds that changed music", exploring the music of the Second Viennese School.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo Suite (Overture)

    Music Arranger: Simon Cox. Ensemble: Septura.
    • Naxos.
  • Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater

    The Trees They Do Grow High

    Performer: Ange Hardy.
  • Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater

    By The Tides

    Performer: Ange Hardy.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 95 in C minor (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 8.
  • Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater

    The Sailor's Farewell

    Performer: Ange Hardy.
  • Eduard Strauss

    Helenen-Quadrille (Op.14)

    Composer: Jacques Offenbach. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • New Year's Concert 2010.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano (K.545) in C major, 1st movement; Allegro

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Great Pianist of the 20th Century: Andras Schiff.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Alban Berg

    Lyric Suite (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: Tetzlaff Quartett.
    • Mendelssohn / Berg / Tetzlaff Quartet.
    • AVI Music.
    • 9.
  • Henry Purcell

    Remember not, Lord, our offences, Z.50

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Bright Orb of Harmony: The Sixteen/Harry Christopers.
    • Coro.
  • George Gershwin

    Andante (Theme) from Rhapsody in Blue

    • From Gershwin’s Time.
    • Sony Classical.
  • John Cage

    Sonata VI and Sonata IX

    Performer: Maro Ajemian.
    • Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano.
    • El Records.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • George Gershwin

    Piano Concerto in F (Jazz band version), 3rd mvt; Allegro

    Music Arranger: Ferde Grofé. Performer: Freddy Kempf. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • BIS.
  • Anton Webern

    Passacaglia for large orchestra Op 1

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Webern: Das Gesamtwerk Opp. 1-31 - Boulez.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • John Dowland

    Come again, sweet love doth now invite

    Performer: Thomas Dunford. Singer: Iestyn Davies.
    • Flow my tears: Iestyn Davis.
    • 18.
  • George Benjamin

    Second Miniature: A House in Winter (Written on Skin)

    Singer: Bejun Mehta. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: George Benjamin.
    • George Benjamin: Written on Skin.
    • NIMBUS.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Vergnugte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust (Cantata No 170)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Bach Cantatas 54, 82, 170.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy


    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Markus Becker.


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