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Friday with Suzy Klein - Nulla in mundo pax sincera, The Wireless Air War, Terence Stamp

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music, and actor Terence Stamp talks about 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 Actor Terence Stamp talks about his cultural inspirations.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 1 in D major, D 82 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert: 8 Symphonies: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    To shorten winter's sadnesse

    Music Arranger: Nikolaus Newerkla. Ensemble: Quadriga Consort.
    • Quadriga Consort - On a Cold Winter's Day.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31

    Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lille. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Saint-Saëns: Symphonic Poems.
    • Naxos.
    • 401.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Eternal Light: Elin Manahan-Thomas.
    • Heliodor.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in F major, H XVIII 3

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Director: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 169, 'Gott soll allein mein Herze haben')

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Julia Schröder.
    • Decca.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata for clarinet or viola in F minor, Op 120 No 1 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Brahms/Weber: Music For Clarinet And Piano Michael Collins/ Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.
  • Träd

    BBC Radio 4 UK Theme

    Music Arranger: Fritz Spiegl. Music Arranger: Manfred Arlan. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry.
    • LPO.
  • Hector Berlioz


    Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato)

    Singer: Patrizia Kwella. Singer: Maldwyn Davies. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Haendel - L'Allegro, Il Penseroso.
    • Erato.
    • 16.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Geistliches Lied, Op 30

    Music Arranger: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Brahms: Symphony 4; Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 6.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Valse bohèmienne; Valse rustique (Four Characteristic Waltzes, Op 22)

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Orchestral Works.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6-7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Variations on a Rococo Theme

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Virgin.
  • Martin Evans

    Sir Christemas

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition.
    • BBC recording.
  • David Hughes

    Sir Christemas

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: David Hill.
    • 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition.
    • BBC recording.
  • Improvisation

    Improvisation on Folias criollas

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • Altre Follie 1500-1750: Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Gerald Finzi


    Performer: Piers Lane. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Daniel.
    • DECCA.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No 7 in D minor, Op 70 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Marin Alsop. Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B minor for 4 violins and cello, RV 580

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Albioni/Pachelbel/Bach: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.


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