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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - David Nicholls, Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Irish Giant

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

  • Charles-Valentin Alkan


    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Alkan - Symphony for Solo Piano etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 006.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    The Ruler of the Spirits, Op 27

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Weber: Euryanthe Overture, etc: Philharmonia, Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scheidend, Op 9 No 6

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Singer: Nathan Berg. Singer: Sophie Daneman.
    • Mendelssohn, Songs and Duets.
    • Hyperion.
    • 28.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Fantasy in F minor after Schubert (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Radio‐Symphonieorchester Wien. Conductor: Cornelius Meister.
    • Russian Concertos.
    • CapriccioNR.
    • 203.
  • Marin Marais

    Suitte d'un goût étranger No 9 - Rondeau le bijou

    Performer: Florence Bolton. Ensemble: La Rêveuse.
    • Marin Marais: Pièces de viole.
    • Mirare.
    • 109.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Orchestra: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Musicales Actes Sud.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Ich sprach in meinem Herzen, BuxWV 49

    Singer: Amaryllis Dieltiens. Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Director: Ton Koopman.
    • Opera Omnia XVII.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 004.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio in C major, H15 No 7

    Performer: Susan Tomes. Performer: Anthony Marwood. Performer: Richard Lester. Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol.1: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Time Traveller: Kathryn Harkup - The Irish Giant

  • Franz Schubert

    Prometheus, D 674

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Simon Keenlyside.
    • The Hyperion Schubert Edition vol 34 - 1817-1821.
    • Hyperion.
    • 015.
  • Lilian Elkington

    Out of the Mist

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Elgar - The Spirit of England etc..
    • Dutton Laboratories.
    • 7.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Sonata No 84 in D major

    Performer: Scott Ross.
    • Padre Soler - Fandango/Sonates.
    • Erato.
    • 009.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido & Aeneas Act II (The Witches’ Cave)

    Singer: Patricia Bardon. Choir: The Choir of the Age of Enlightenment. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Henry Purcell - Dido & Aeneas.
    • Chaconne.
    • CHAN0757.
  • Jules Massenet

    Eau courante

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy/Ravel: Works For Piano And Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in B flat major, K 269

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Orchestra: Nederlands Kamerorkest. Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg.
    • Pentatone.
  • David Nicholls on Television

  • Maurice Jarre

    Lawrence of Arabia (Overture)

    Conductor: John Williams. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • The Hollywood Sound: John Williams/London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Edvard Grieg

    God's Son hath set me free (4 Psalms)

    Choir: Norwegian Soloists Choir. Singer: Audun Iversen. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS.
  • William Grant Still

    In Memoriam

    Orchestra: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • Still - Symphony No. 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière


    Performer: Lavinia Meijer.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Impromptu No 3 in A flat major, Op 34

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Faure - The Complete Music for Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • William Walton

    Portsmouth Point

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No 8 in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky) (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Beethoven: Middle Quartets.
    • Decca.
    • 002.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 4 in C minor, D 417, 'Tragic' (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • Schubert: Complete Cymphonies, Vol.1: Sawallisch.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Brilla nell'alma (Alessandro)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • Drama Queens Joyce DiDonato.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.


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