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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien, Sally Mangusson, Miracles and Wonders of the English Civil War

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

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Requiebros for cello and piano

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Rina Dokshinsky.
    • Music for Cello and Piano: Alban Gerhardt.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 15.
  • Edward Elgar

    Aubade (Nursery Suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Elgar: Nursery Suite etc.: Groves.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio in C major for lute, violin and continuo, RV 82

    Performer: Paul O’Dette. Performer: Roy Goodman. Ensemble: Parley of Instruments.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccio italien, Op 45

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Classic FM.
  • Amy Beach

    From Grandmother's Garden, Op 97

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach: Piano Music Volume 3.
    • Guild.
    • 15.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Bagatelle for 2 violins, cello and harmonium, Op 47 No 5

    Performer: Gábor Ormai. Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartets: Takacs Quartet.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Jägers Liebeslied D909

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Gerald Finley.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chaconne in D minor transc. for piano, BWV 1004

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko.
    • J.S.Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 02 - Ferruccio Busoni: Demidenko.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Capricco Espagnol: Mackerras.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle, D 550

    Orchestrator: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Neil Mackie. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Steuart Bedford.
    • Britten: Serenade etc: Neil Mackie/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Bedford.
    • EMI.
    • 15.
  • Robert Burns

    My Love is Like a Red Red Rose

    Music Arranger: Paul Campbell. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rory Macdonald.
    • Homecoming - A Scottish Fantasy.
    • Decca.
    • 007.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 2

    Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Handel: Twelve Concerti Grossi, Op.6 Il Giardino Armonico - Giovanni Antonini.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Florence Price

    Symphony No 3 in C minor (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: The Women’s Philharmonic. Conductor: Apo Hsu.
    • KOCH.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    O Dieu! Que de bijoux... Ah! je ris (Faust)

    Singer: Joan Sutherland. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli.
    • Joan Sutherland - Greatest Hits.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 23 in A major, K 488 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart; English Chamber Orchestra/Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • William Herschel

    Symphony No 13 in D major

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet, Op 37

    Performer: Janna Huneke. Performer: Sarah Devonald. Performer: Mark Lacey. Performer: Tim Swanwick. Performer: Alec Forshaw.
    • Harmoniemusik.
    • The Classical Recording Company.
    • 1.


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