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Monday with Suzy Klein - David Nicholls, Faure's Pavane, Fairy tales

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 Cultural inspirations from leading figures in the arts world.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Nisi Dominus (Vespro della Beata Vergine)

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Claudio Monteverdi, Vespers of 1610.
    • Coro.
    • 8.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Happiness (Waltz Suite)

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6 - Waltz Suite.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Ferruccio Busoni

    Sonatina Super Carmen (Sonatina no 6)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater - 'Stabat Mater dolorosa' (arr. Schottstädt for Horn Quartet)

    Ensemble: german hornsound.
    • #hornlikes.
    • Genuin.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Feuersbrunst (Overture)

    Orchestra: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien. Conductor: Manfred Huss.
    • BIS.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane, Op 50

    Choir: Chœur de l'Orchestre de Paris. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Faure: Requiem: Paavo Jarvi.
    • 010.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Trio Sonata in B Flat Major, BuxWV.255

    Ensemble: Arcangelo.
    • Alpha.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    10 Preludes Op.23 for piano: no.6 in E flat major

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Schubert

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

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger. Performer: Joseph Carver. Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Flying Dutchman (Overture)

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Wagner: Halle/Sir Mark Elder.
    • Halle.
    • 3.
  • Time Traveller - Fairy Tales by Kate Romano

  • Madeleine Dring

    Blue Air (Colour Suite)

    Performer: Leigh Kaplan.
    • Cambria.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Yellow Hammers (Colour Suite)

    Performer: Leigh Kaplan.
    • Cambria.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major K.219 - 1st mvt: Allegro aperto

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester.
    • naxos.
  • John Dowland

    Flow my tears

    Performer: Thomas Dunford. Singer: Iestyn Davies.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concert champetre - 2nd mvt 'Andante'

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • DG.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Five Novelettes, Op.15 (Alla spagnuola)

    Ensemble: Vertavo Quartet.
    • Les Vendredis.
    • Simax.
    • 11.
  • Author David Nicholls talks about his love of Bach

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Decca.
  • Aaron Copland

    Concerto for clarinet, strings, harp and piano

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
  • Arvo Pärt

    O Immanuel (7 Magnificat Antiphons)

    Choir: Polyphony. Performer: Andrew Lucas. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Berliner Messe: Magnificat Antiphons etc: Polyphony: Andrew Lucas/Steven layton.
    • Hyperion.
    • 24.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Frans Brüggen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.
    • Philips.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    Mata Aini Kuru Kara Ne

    Ensemble: Emperor Quartet.
    • nonesuch.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite for military band

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • Holst/Vaughan Williams: British Wind Band Classics: Timothy Reynish.
    • Chandos.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Forlane (Le tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rigaudon (Le tombeau de Couperin)

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


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