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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Sally Magnusson, Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, Palimpsests

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

  • Amy Beach

    Bal masqué, Op 22

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach: Piano Music Volume 1.
    • Guild.
    • 12.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Ich rufe von ganzem Herzen, SWV 491

    Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Orchestra: Concerto Palatino. Director: Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Ildebrando Pizzetti

    Con impeto (3 preludes for Sophocles's Oedipus Rex)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Pizzetti - Rondo Veneziano, La Pisanella etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 004.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Berceuse in D Major, Op. 16

    Performer: Pierre Fouchenneret. Performer: Simon Zaoui.
    • Gabriel Fauré: Horizons.
    • Aparté.
    • 6.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Serenade, Op 15 (vers. for orchestra)

    Orchestra: Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 31 & 41: Wiener Philharmoniker, Muti.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No.1 in G Major, BWV1007 (4th mvt, Sarabande)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • CBS.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concert Piece No 2 in D minor, Op 114

    Orchestrator: Carl Baermann. Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Wolfgang Meyer. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director: Kenneth Sillito.
    • Weber, Mendelssohn etc.: Works for clarinet.
    • 8-10.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Elegiac Trio No 1 in G minor

    Performer: Menahem Pressler. Performer: Isidore Cohen. Performer: Bernard Greenhouse. Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Rachmaninov: The Piano Trios: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Time Traveller: Sarah Dillon - The Archimedes Palimpsest

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' (4th mvt; Urlicht)

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • G. Mahler, Symphony no. 2 'Resurrection': Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Scott Joplin

    Magnetic Rag

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque. Music Arranger: François Jeanneau.
    • Gladrags.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Nachthelle, D 892

    Performer: Philip Mayers. Singer: Werner Güra. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • Schubert Nachtgesang.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 007.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Tutto nel mondo è burla (Falstaff)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Singer: Thomas Hampson. Singer: Daniil Shtoda. Singer: Enrico Facini. Singer: Anthony Mee. Singer: Anatoli Kotscherga. Singer: Adrianne Pieczonka. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann. Singer: Larissa Diadkova. Singer: Stella Doufexis. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in G major, K 387 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude in E minor, Op 34 No 4

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • Shostakovich / Alkan - Preludes (Olli Mustonen).
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Nocturne, Op 40

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • NAXOS.
  • Sally Magnusson on Charles Dickens

  • Arnold Bax

    Oliver Twist - music from the film (Finale)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • The Film Music of Sir Arnold Bax.
    • Chandos.
    • 029.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The King shall rejoice - Coronation Anthem No 3, HWV 260

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Handel - Coronation Anthems.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 007.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet No 2 in D major (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Borodin; Smetana - String Quartets.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Leos Janáček

    Jealousy Overture

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Janacek - Orchestral Works vol.2.
    • Chandos.
    • 001.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in G minor for lute, BWV 1000

    Performer: Andrés Segovia. Music Arranger: Andrés Segovia.
    • DG.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 33 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Overture (Sinfonia) (L'Isola disabitata, Hob.28:9)

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Solo E Pensoso.
    • Alpha.
    • 5.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Cello Sonata No 6 in A major

    Performer: Fedor Amosov. Performer: Jen-Ru Sun. Music Arranger: Alfredo Piatti.
    • Boccherini - 6 Sonatas for Cello and Piano.
    • Naxos.
    • 016.


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