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Monday with Suzy Klein - Poisonous Hosiery, Mendelssohn Symphony No 4, Terence Stamp

Suzy Klein takes us through the morning with the best in classical music, with quirky features and Terence Stamp's cultural inspirations.

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 Actor Terence Stamp talks about his cultural inspirations.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Tielman Susato

    4 Dances from Danserye

    Music Arranger: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Ensemble: London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble.
    • ASV.
  • Peter Warlock

    Bethlehem Down

    Lyricist: Bruce Blunt. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Director: James OʼDonnell.
    • Adeste Fideles: Christmas music from Westminster Cathedral.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Vilde Frang. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Gaffigan.
    • Warner.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Allegro de concert Op.46

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Chandos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 4 in A major 'Italian' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphonies nos 1 & 4: Bergen Philharmonic Orch/Litton.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Capriccio for violin and piano

    Performer: Joanna Kurkowicz. Performer: Gloria Chien.
    • Chandos.
  • Henry Purcell

    Welcome to all the pleasures

    Director: Trevor Pinnock. Singer: Michael Chance. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: George Michael. Choir: Choir of English Concert. Orchestra: The English Concert.
    • Purcell: Odes: The English Concert and Choir/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 10-15.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Marche slave, Op 31

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6; russian National Orchestra, Pletnev.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Francesco Cilea

    'Ecco: respiro appena. Io son l'umile ancella' from 'Adriana Lecouvreur'

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Ion Marin.
    • Angela Gheorghiu Live from Covent Garden.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 008.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F minor, 'L'Inverno' (The Four Seasons)

    Performer: Dmitry Sinkovsky. Ensemble: La Voce Strumentale. Conductor: Dmitry Sinkovsky.
    • naive.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Harold in Italy

    Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Christian Zacharias. Performer: Andreas Seidel. Performer: Ivo Bauer. Performer: Matthias Moosdorf. Performer: Christian Ockert. Ensemble: Leipziger Streichquartett.
    • Schubert: Piano Qunitet D 667.
    • MD&G.
    • 2.
  • Eric Coates

    Calling all Workers - March

    Performer: Eric Coates And His Orchestra.
    • Nimbus.
  • Trad.

    The Angel Gabriel

    Performer: Ruth Wall. Music Arranger: Graham Fitkin.
    • GFR.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Songs of the Auvergne: Brezairola

    Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles. Orchestra: Orchestre Lamoureux. Conductor: Jean‐Pierre Jacquillat.
    • EMI.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    La muerte del Angel

    Ensemble: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Dances Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 100 in G major, 'Military'

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 5.
  • Grace Williams

    Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrita.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    32 Variations for piano in C minor, WoO.80

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Beethoven: Variations: Cedric Tiberghien.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Der Einsame im Herbst (Das Lied von der Erde)

    Singer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Philips.

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