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Tuesday - Suzy Klein with Dame Vivienne Westwood

Suzy Klein showcases the best in classical music and is joined by the week's guest, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.

Essential Classics with Suzy Klein

Suzy Klein takes us through the morning with the best in classical music including:

0930 Suzy explores potential companion pieces for Mozart's Piano Sonata in A, K.331, known as "Alla Turca" because of the Turkish-sounding effects heard in its famous Rondo finale

1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history

1050 Suzy is joined by fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood to talk about the cultural icons that have influenced her work and life.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (Overture)

    Orchestra: La Cetra Barockorchester Basel. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • Mozart Overtures.
    • DG.
    • 13.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Tango-étude No 6 for flute solo

    Performer: Patrick Gallois.
    • Piazzolla for Two - Tangos for Flute & Guitar: Patrick Gallois, Goran Sollscher.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Frank Bridge

    Romanze (1904)

    Performer: Clare Howick.
    • Naxos.
  • Frank Bridge

    Serenade (1903)

    Performer: Clare Howick.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Siroe - Fra l'orror della tempesta

    Singer: Franco Fagioli. Orchestra: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Riccardo Minasi.
    • Naive.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Spanish Dance; Arabian Dance; Chinese Dance (The Nutcracker)

    Orchestra: Swiss Romande Orchestra. Conductor: Ernest Ansermet.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano (K. 331) in A major

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Frederick Loewe

    My Fair Lady - I've grown accustomed to her face

    Lyricist: Alan Jay Lerner. Singer: Jeremy Irons. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • Decca.
  • Robert Schumann

    Konzertstück for four horns and orchestra, Op 86

    Performer: Dale Clevenger. Performer: Richard Oldberg. Performer: Thomas Howell. Performer: Norman Schweikert. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Decca Eloquence.
  • William Walton

    Popular Song (Façade)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • William Walton.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    String Sonata No 1 in G major

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Alexander Borodin

    In the steppes of central Asia

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: André Cluytens.
    • EMI.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A D.951 'Grand Rondeau'

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • DG.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Lied Von Der Erde: IV. Von der Schönheit

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • Sony : 88985389832.
    • Sony.
    • 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major, RV 558, 'con molti strumenti'

    Ensemble: Europa Galante. Conductor: Fabio Biondi.
    • Vivaldi: Concerti Per Mandolini: Europa Galante.
    • Virgin Veritas.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Sete pur fastidioso (Cantate, ariette e duetti, Op 2)

    Ensemble: La Villanella Basel.
    • O Dulcis Amor.
    • Ramee.
    • 13.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Amor dormiglione (Cantate, ariette e duetti, Op 2)

    Ensemble: La Villanella Basel.
    • O Dulcis Amor.
    • Ramee.
    • 12.
  • Samuel Barber

    The Monk and his Cat (Hermit Songs)

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Performer: André Previn.
    • Critics' Choice: American Songs.
    • Decca.
    • 27.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in F major, Op 34 No 3

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 4.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Duet for Two Cats

    Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles. Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio for violin and orchestra, K. 261

    Performer: Noa Wildschut. Orchestra: Nederlands Kamerorkest. Conductor: Gordan Nikolitch.
    • Warner.
  • Havergal Brian

    Symphonic Variations on "Has anybody here seen Kelly?"

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Garry Walker.
    • Orchestral Music Vol.2.
    • Toccata.
    • 1-9.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Conductor: Martin Neary.
    • John Tavener: Innocence: Westminster Abbey Choir/English Chamber Orch/Neary.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 8.

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