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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Sue MacGregor, Mac an t-Sronaich, Maple Leaf Rag

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, and we hear Sue MacGregor's cultural inspirations.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Writer and broadcaster Sue MacGregor on the things that have inspired and influenced her throughout her life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Francesco Cavalli

    Che città (L'Ormindo)

    Singer: Núria Rial. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Erato.
  • Aaron Copland

    Buckaroo Holiday (Rodeo)

    Orchestra: Colorado Symphony. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Bis.
  • Robert Schumann


    Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Dances of Marosszék

    Orchestra: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Kodály: Orchestral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 21.
  • Scott Joplin

    Maple Leaf Rag

    Performer: Philip Dyson.
    • Scott Joplin: Piano Music: Phillip Dyson.
    • ASV.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in B flat major, op.76 no.4 'Sunrise' - 1st mvt

    Ensemble: Schumann Quartett.
    • Berlin Classics.
  • John Taverner

    Gloria (Missa Corona spinea)

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Larghetto for horn and orchestra

    Performer: Ronald Janezic. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Chabrier: Espana: Wiener Philharmoniker, John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in A flat major, Op 10 No 10

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Chopin: Etudes Op.10 & Op.25: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • 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.
  • Time Traveller - Mac an t'Sronaich by Peter MacKay

  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Baba-Yaga, Op 56

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 6.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 331

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola. Performer: Andrea Marcon. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • Vivaldi: Concertos - Carmignola/Venice Baroque Orchestra/Marcon.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 1.
  • William Bolcom

    The Graceful Ghost (Three Ghost Rags)

    Performer: Donna Coleman.
    • Ragtime.
  • George Botsford

    Black and White Rag

    Performer: Winifred Atwell.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A London symphony (Symphony no.2), 3rd movement; Scherzo - nocturne

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Vaughan Williams: London Symphony/Oboe Concerto: Halle/Elder.
    • Halle.
    • 3.
  • William Byrd

    Haec dies (Cantiones sacrae, 1591)

    Choir: Hereford Cathedral Choir. Choir: Hereford Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Geraint Bowen. Conductor: Geraint Bowen.
    • GRIFFIN.
  • Sue MacGregor on her love of contemporary dance

  • George Frideric Handel

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

    Singer: Gillian Webster. Singer: Jeremy Ovenden. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Signum.
  • Nino Rota

    Concerto Soiree for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Barry Douglas. Orchestra: Filarmonica 900 Teatro Regio Torino. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Bagatelles for 2 vlns, cello & harmonium (Op.47), no.4; Canon (Andante con moto)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartets: Takacs Quartet.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (Overture)

    Orchestra: MusicAeterna. Conductor: Teodor Currentzis.
    • SONY : 88985316032.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    All Things Majestic: String Lake

    Orchestra: Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero.
    • Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto (Live).
    • Naxos.
    • 6.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Biguine (Le bal martiniquais)

    Performer: Stephen Coombs. Performer: Artur Pizarro.
    • Darius Milhaud - Music for Two Pianos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - overture Op.26

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
    • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto - Symphony No. 5 & The Hebrides.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 4.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in D major, TWV 55 D6 (Sarabande)

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Director: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations.
    • Le Concert Spirituel: Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 9.


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