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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Evelyn Glennie, King's Evil and the Royal Touch, Dvorak's Carnival Overture

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie reveals her cultural inspirations and influences.

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 the virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    March in D major, K 445

    Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Ensemble. Conductor: Alexander Janiczek.
    • Mozart: Divertimento K334 & Oboe Quartet K370: SCO/Janiczek.
    • Linn.
    • 1.
  • Sir George Dyson

    At the Tabard Inn (The Canterbury Pilgrims)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Richard Alison

    The Batchelar's Delight (Morley's First Booke)

    Music Arranger: Thomas Morley. Ensemble: The Dowland Consort. Director: Jakob Lindberg.
    • Heavenly Noyse: Download Consort/Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Abdel Rahman El Bacha

    Variations sur un air égyptien (3 pièces orientales)

    Performer: Abdel Rahman El Bacha.
    • Abdel Rahman El Bacha: Arabesques.
    • Mirare.
    • 2.
  • Christian Westerhoff

    Viola Concerto No 1 in G major (3rd mvt - Rondo)

    Performer: Barbara Buntrock. Orchestra: Osnabruck Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andreas Hotz.
    • Westerhoff - Viola concertos.
    • CPO.
    • 003.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Dvorak: Symphony No.9/Carnival Overture.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    3 Chansons de Bilitis

    Performer: Fazil Say. Singer: Marianne Crebassa.
    • Secrets.
    • Erato.
    • 1.
  • Howard Hanson

    Nymphs and Satyr - scherzo for orchestra

    Performer: Holly Blake. Orchestra: Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Spalding.
    • Hanson: Organ Concerto.
    • Naxos.
    • 003.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Quartet in G major (Tafelmusic, Part I)

    Orchestra: Camerata of the 18th Century. Director: Konrad Hünteler.
    • Georg Philipp Telemann - Musique de Table.
    • MDG Gold.
    • 008.
  • Time Traveller: Alun Withey - King's Evil and the Royal Touch

  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Pour bercer un convalescent

    Performer: Hüseyin Sermet. Performer: Kun Woo Paik.
    • Reynaldo Hahn: Complete Works for Two Pianos (Volume 1).
    • Valois.
    • 13.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Laudate Dominum à 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Flight of Angels.
    • Coro.
    • 5.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Serenade No. 2 for strings

    Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Maskarade (Overture)

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Nielsen: Orchestral Music: Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Dausgaard.
    • DaCapo.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fantasia in G minor, Op 77

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
    • Beethoven - Schumann - Piano Works - Jonathan Biss.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 001.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade No 2 in A major, Op 16 (5th mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Brahms: The Symphonies: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Haitink.
    • Philips.
    • 11.
  • Evelyn Glennie on growing up on a farm in rural Aberdeenshire

  • Chen Yi

    Percussion Concerto (3rd mvt - Speedy Wind)

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie. Orchestra: Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lan Shui.
    • Oriental Landscapes.
    • Bis.
    • 003.
  • Franz Schubert

    An die Musik, D 547

    Music Arranger: Max Reger. Singer: Thomas Quasthoff. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert: Lieder with Orchestra: Von Otter, Quasthoff, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 18.
  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    Piano Quintet Op. 18

    Performer: Yulianna Avdeeva. Performer: Kremerata Baltica.
    • ECM : 481 4604.
    • ECM.
    • 1.
  • François Couperin

    Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins (18e ordre)

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Tic, Toc, Choc.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 002.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Trio in G major, K 564

    Ensemble: Ambache Chamber Ensemble.
    • Mozart Piano Trios.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 007.
  • Lars‐Erik Larsson

    A Winter's Tale - 4 vignettes for orchestra, Op 18

    Orchestra: Helsingborgs Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Lars-Erik Larsson - Orchestral Works vol.1.
    • CPO.
    • 005.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Confitebor tibi alla francese (Selva morale e spirituale)

    Orchestra: Les Arts Florissants. Director: William Christie.
    • Monteverdi - Selva morale e spirituale.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 5.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Tsarina in a barrel at sea)

    Performer: Maria Larionoff. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz. Orchestra: Seattle Symphony.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade.
    • Naxos.
    • 6.


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