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Monday with Suzy Klein - Snowflakes, Sally Magnusson, Handel's Ombra mai fu

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and Sally Magnusson reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Each day this week writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    String Sextet in E flat major, Op 44 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Philharmonic String Octet, Berlin.
    • MDG - GOLD.
  • Franz Schubert

    Credo (Mass No 6 in E flat major, D 950)

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Singer: Susan Gritton. Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: James Gilchrist. Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90.
    • Within a Dream. A Celebration of the Artistry of Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Brad Warnaar

    Horn Concerto: I. Tintinnabulations

    Performer: Leslie Norton. Orchestra: Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero.
    • Ticheli, Warnaar & Ranjbaran: Wind Concertos.
    • Naxos.
    • 201.
  • Robert Schumann

    Genoveva: Overture

    Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse, HWV 40; Act 1 – ‘Ombra mai fu’

    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Performer: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • DECCA.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Mandolin Concerto, Op 73 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alison Stephens. Conductor: Howard Shelley. Orchestra: London Mozart Players.
    • Hummel: Mandolin Concerto: London Mozart Players, Shelley.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Orpheus - symphonic poem S.98 for orchestra

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 120 No 2 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Brahms/Weber: Music For Clarinet And Piano Michael Collins/ Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonatae tam aris quam aulis servientes (Sonata VII)

    Performer: Andreas Lacker. Performer: Herbert Walser. Ensemble: Clemencic Consort. Director: René Clemencic.
    • OEHMS.
  • Time Traveller : Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough on snowflakes

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 23 in D major K.181

    Orchestra: Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • Dacapo.
  • Théodore Dubois

    Toccata in G major (12 Pieces for organ)

    Performer: Joseph Nolan.
    • The Organ of Buckingham Palace Ballroom.
    • Signum Records.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Where'er you walk (Semele)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Handel/Gluck/Mozart: Heroes: Andreas Scholl.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • George Butterworth

    Loveliest of Trees (A Shropshire Lad)

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • George Butterworth, Songs from A Shropshire Lad: Williams / Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Richard Strauss

    Daphne: Moonlight music

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • DECCA.
  • Edward Elgar

    March of the Mogul Emperors (The Crown of India)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Elgar: The Crown of India: BBC Philharmonic/Davis.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Sally Magnusson talks about her love of Iceland

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (The Magic Flute)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mozart: Tutto Mozart!: Bryn Terfel/Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Three Pieces for cello and piano

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: José Gallardo.
    • French Cello Sonatas.
    • Naxos.
    • 2-4.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian Rhapsody No 1 in A major, Op 11

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Mercury.
  • Steve Reich

    Nagoya Marimbas

    Performer: Colin Currie. Performer: Sam Walton.
    • Striking A Balance: Contemporary Percussion Music.
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • Eriks Esenvalds


    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Lux.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in D minor BWV.875

    Performer: Hélène Grimaud.
    • Helene Grimaud - Perspectives.
    • 1.
  • Jonathan Dove

    The Magic Flute Dances

    Performer: Emily Benyon. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
    • Chandos.


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