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Monday with Suzy Klein - Joshua Bell, Egmont Overture, The Cloud Messenger

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and violinist and conductor Joshua Bell reveals his cultural inspirations and influences.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music.
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1050 The conductor and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell talks about the things that have inspired him throughout his life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bastille Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • DG.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Canon in D  

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad

    Choir: Choir of the King’s Consort. Ensemble: King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Stanford/Parry: I was glad: The King's Consort/Robert King.
    • Vivat.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont, Op 84 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • The Berlin Album: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Concertino for harp and orchestra

    Performer: Nicanor Zabaleta. Orchestra: Orchestre National de l'ORTF, Paris. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • DG.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont, Op 84 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • The Berlin Album: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite No 2 in F major for military band, Op 28

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

    Chanson de nuit, Op 15 No 1

    Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch. Performer: Julian Milford.
    • Elgar: Sospiri - music for violin and piano: Mordkovitch/Milford.
    • Chandos.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Souvenir d'une nuit d'été à Madrid

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • Chandos.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 8, 'Symphony of a Thousand' (Closing scene from 'Faust')

    Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich. Singer: Melanie Diener. Singer: Juliane Banse. Singer: Lisa Larsson. Singer: Yvonne Naef. Singer: Birgit Remmert. Singer: Anthony Dean Griffey. Singer: Stephen Powell. Singer: Askar Abdrazakov. Singer: Alfred Muff. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Mahler Symphony No. 8: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/David Zinman.
    • Sony Music.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Marche militaire No 1 in D major, D 733

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Schubert: Marches Militaires: Daniel Barenboim/Radu Lupu.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Performer: Josef Gingold. Performer: Charles Webb.
    • Music and Arts.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: III. Allegro molto e vivace

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Joshua Bell.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 117

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Pascal Devoyon.
    • Hyperion.
  • Claude Debussy

    Passepied (Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Inon Barnatan.
    • AVIE.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphony No 5 in F minor, Op 42

    Performer: Simon Preston.
    • DG.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Trio in G minor

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Phillips.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia, Op 26

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Sibelius: The Complete Symphonies: LSO/Davis.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Performer: Howard Shelley. Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov.


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