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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Rick Stein, Mussorgsky's Night on Bare Mountain, Agniology

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and restaurateur Rick Stein lists his cultural inspirations and influences.

Essential Classics with Suzy Klein

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

0930 Suzy explores potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music.
1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Restaurateur, author and television presenter Rick Stein talks about the ideas that have inspired and shaped him throughout his life.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Symphony No 1, 'A Night in the Tropics' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Richard Rosenberg. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gottschalk: Escenas Campestres Cubanas / Gran Overture / Symphonie Romantique No.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Chiome d'oro, SV 143

    Singer: Miriam Allan. Singer: Mhairi Lawson. Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: Paul Agnew.
    • Monteverdi: Madrigali Vol. 3, Venezia.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 41 in C major K.551 (Jupiter) - 4th mvt

    Performer: Richard Tognetti. Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • ABC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ballade in D major, Op 10 No 2

    Performer: Alessio Bax.
    • Alessio Bax plays Brahms.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 2.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate for 5 voices

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Graham Ross.
    • Veni Emmanuel - Music for Advent.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    A Night on the bare mountain

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • LPO.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Canciones populares Espanolas: I. El pano moruno

    Performer: Edgar Moreau. Performer: Thibaut Garcia. Music Arranger: Emilio Pujol. Music Arranger: Miguel Llobet Solés.
    • Leyendas.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Canciones populares Españolas: II. Seguidilla murc

    Performer: Thibaut Garcia. Performer: Edgar Moreau. Music Arranger: Emilio Pujol. Music Arranger: Miguel Llobet Solés.
    • Leyendas.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 5.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Canciones populares Españolas: IV. Jota

    Performer: Thibaut Garcia. Performer: Edgar Moreau. Music Arranger: Emilio Pujol. Music Arranger: Miguel Llobet Solés.
    • Leyendas.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 7.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    March Past of the Kitchen Utensils (The Wasps)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Franz Danzi

    Concertino in B flat major, op.47 - transcribed for clarinet and cor anglais

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Kammerakademie Potsdam.
    • Decca.
  • Hubert Parry

    Songs of Farewell: II. I know my soul hath power to know all things

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Choir: Tenebrae.
    • Songs of Farewell.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 7.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture to Nais

    Conductor: Teodor Currentzis. Ensemble: MusicAeterna.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Lang Lang. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Best of Lang Lang.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique Op.14 - V.Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 14.
  • Eriks Esenvalds


    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
  • Clara Schumann

    Three Romances for violin, Op 22

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Performer: Alice Sara Ott.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Vladimir Martynov

    The Beatitudes

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)

    Performer: Thomas Adès. Performer: Corina Belcea-Fisher. Performer: Krzysztof Chorzelski. Performer: Alasdair Tait. Performer: Corin Long.
    • Ades: Piano Quintet & Schubert: Piano Quintet.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

    Music Arranger: Jan Sandström. Choir: VOCES8.
    • DECCA.
  • George Gershwin

    Prelude No 2 (Three Preludes for piano)

    Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Gershwin : The 1920's & the 1930's: Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Jacob Gade


    Performer: Anne Akiko Meyers. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
    • EONE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Variations on "Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman"

    Performer: Christian Lindberg. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • "The Criminal Trombone" - Lindberg/Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Samuel Barber

    Violin Concerto, op.14 - 2nd mvt 'Andante'

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DG.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le tombeau de couperin - Toccata

    Performer: Alexander Krichel.
    • Sony.
  • Padre Antonio Soler


    Music Arranger: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Los Pajaros Perdidos: L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 19.
  • Fanny Hensel

    String quartet in E flat major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Mendelssohn: Felix & Fanny: Quatuor Ebene.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 6.


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