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Friday with Suzy Klein - The Laurel and Hardy theme tune, Sally Magnusson

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

  • Gustav Holst

    A Fugal Overture, Op 40 No 1

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: Orchestral works: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K 466 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    A battaglia, pensieri (Sinfonia; A battaglia)

    Performer: Mark Bennett. Singer: Elizabeth Watts. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    Sandalwood - from Phantom Thread

    Performer: Daniel Pioro. Performer: Jonathan Morton. Performer: Charlotte Bonneton. Performer: Oliver Coates. Performer: Katherine Tinker. Performer: Eleanor Turner.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    Les Patineurs [The skaters] - waltz

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Sony.
  • Erik Satie

    Gnossienne No.1

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Decca.
  • Erik Satie

    Gnossienne No.5

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV54, 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde'

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Orchestre du Collegium Vocale. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    The Witching Hour - Concerto for 8 double-basses & orchestra (1st movement)

    Orchestra: Australian World Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Briger.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Members of Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • Bis.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Simile est regnum caelorum à 4

    Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Christopher Gray.
    • Works by Guerrero, Victoria, Vivanco & Lobo.
    • Regent.
    • 010.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Il cuccu (The Birds)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Marriner.
    • HMV Classics.
    • 17.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise, Op 83

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Virgin.
  • Howard Skempton

    Well, well Cornelius

    Performer: John Tilbury.
    • Howard Skempton: Well, well, Cornelius: Tilbury.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    La sérénade interrompue (Preludes, Book 1)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet Op. 20 No. 4 in D major (final movement)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op. 20.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Los guerreros (Ollantay, Op 17)

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Chandos.
  • Traditional

    Loch Lomond

    Music Arranger: David Overton. Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • The King's Singers: Gold.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 2001.
  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne Suite No 2

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Naive.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laetatus sum (Vespro della Beata Vergine)

    Director: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata.
    • C. Monteverdi : Vespro della Beata Vergine - 1610: Christina Pluhar/L'Arpeggiata.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 6.
  • Thomas Adès

    Powder Her Face (Overture)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • EMI.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Brahms - The Symphonies.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Bill Evans

    Peace Piece

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Conversations with Bill Evans: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • George Frideric Handel

    For unto us a child is born (Messiah)

    Orchestra: Le Concert D'Astree Choeur et Orchestre. Director: Emmanuelle Haïm.
    • Handel: Messiah.
    • Erato.
    • 12.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Cello Concerto - 3rd mvt 'Allegretto deciso, alla marcia'

    Performer: Guy Johnston. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major, K 452 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Ensemble 360.
    • Mozart: Chamber Works.
    • ASV.
    • 7.


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