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Thursday with Suzy Klein - David Nicholls, Dancing to Norwich

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

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake (Danse espagnole)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Monteux.
    • Philips.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in D major, RV 431a, 'Il gran mogol'

    Performer: Katy Bircher. Orchestra: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • AVIE.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in C sharp minor, Op 25 No 7

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Chopin: Etudes Op.10 & Op.25: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 19.
  • Béla Bartók

    Rhapsody no. 1 Sz.87, arr. for violin & orchestra (folk dances)

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Hans-Kristian Kjos Sorensen. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de vagues (La mer)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Debussy: Nocturnes/La Mer/Jeux: Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Alonso Lobo

    Versa est in luctum

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Piano Concerto No 2 in B major, Op 100

    Performer: Stephen Coombs. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote (K.620), Act 2, no.14; Der Holle Rache kocht [Queen of Night]

    Singer: June Anderson. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • LONDON.
  • Percy Grainger

    Mock Morris

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto Grosso after Corelli's 'La Folia' Sonata, Op.5`2

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Laurence Cummings.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    The Fountains of Rome

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Charles Trenet

    La mer

    Orchestrator: Albert Lasry. Singer: Charles Trenet. Ensemble: Orchestra and choir. Conductor: Albert Lasry.
    • Les Plus Grandes Chansons Du Siecle CD2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    The Sledge (The Story of an Unknown Actor)

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Frank Strobel.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Nunc dimittis

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
    • Da pacem Domine.
    • Ondine.
    • 013.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mars, the Bringer of War (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works, Volume 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Football (Russian River Suite, Op 66)

    Performer: Rustem Hayroudinoff.
    • Chandos.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Suffolk Suite

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 77 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Brahms: Violin Concerto: Perlman/Barenboim.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Wetterfahne (Winterreise)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Singer: Mark Padmore.
    • Schubert Winterreise: Mark Padmore - Paul Lewis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D major, BWV 1050

    Performer: Christopher Hogwood. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6: Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 4.


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