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Thursday with Suzy Klein - The Banks of Willow Green, Sue MacGregor, Van Gogh

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

  • Giovanni Paisiello

    King Theodore in Venice (overture)

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
  • Henry Cowell

    Hymn and fuguing Tune no 10

    Orchestra: Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle. Conductor: Alun Francis.
    • CPO.
  • Otto Nicolai

    The Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Lance Friedel.
    • Naxos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quintet No. 3, Op. 97: IV. Finale. Allegro giusto

    Performer: Veronika Hagen. Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 108.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Butterworth/Delius: English Rhapsody: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Valse-Caprice No 2 in D flat major, Op 38

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Faure: Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • William Herschel

    Symphony No 13 in D major

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Singer: Marc Duguay. Choir: Chœur de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne. Orchestra: Orchestre de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne. Conductor: Jacques Grimbert.
    • Prix de Rome Cantatas.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 9.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture & Rossignol (Overture (Suite) In G Major Twv.55:G2 "La Bizarre")

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • A Telemann Companion.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 19.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 arr Cortot and Hough

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • French Album: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Linden Lea

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • Vaughan Williams: The English Song Series 14: Williams/Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 16.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Lonely waters (Two Pieces for small orchestra)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Moeran: Violin Concerto etc.: Mordkovitch/Wallfisch/Ulster Orch/Bournemouth Sinf.
    • Chandos.
  • Dmitrie Cantemir

    Der makam-i Muhayyer usules Muhammes

    Director: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • Dimitrie Cantemir, Istanbul "The Book of the Science of Music...": Hesperion XXI.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 5.
  • Richard Wagner

    Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla (Das Rheingold)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Wagner - Dudamel.
    • Gustavo Dudamel.
    • 2.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Petite symphonie in B flat major

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
    • Gounod/Bizet: Symphony no.1/L'Arlesienne: St Paul Chamber Orch/Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir eilen mit swachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Cantata No 78)

    Singer: Ingrid Schmithüsen. Singer: Charles Brett. Orchestra: La Chapelle Royale. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • J.S. Bach: Trauer-Ode: La Chapelle Royale/Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Vedrò con mio diletto (Giustino)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Director: Christian Curnyn.
    • Nicola Benedetti: Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • César Franck

    Les Éolides

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Franck: Orchestral Works: BBC Philharmonic/Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Violin Sonata in D major, D 384, 'Sonatina'

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Music Arranger: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Music Arranger: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie espagnole, Op 21 (5th mvt)

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Bruch, Lalo: Little, RSNO, Handley.
    • EMI Eminence.


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