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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Learie Constantine, Kate Mosse, The Clog Dance from Herold's La fille mal gardee

Suzy Klein presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music. Author and playwright Kate Mosse reveals her cultural influences and inspirations.

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 the bestselling author and playwright Kate Mosse reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Humoresque in G flat major, Op 101 No 7

    Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Ayami Ikeba.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21 No 2

    Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
    • Gustav Holst - Brook Green Suite; Planets Suite.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Federico Mompou

    Paisajes: I. La Fuente y la campana

    Performer: Julien Brocal.
    • Mompou & Ravel: Reflections.
    • RUBICON.
    • 101.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Leonardo dreams of his flying machine

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Peter Ludwig Hertel

    Clog Dance (La fille mal gardee)

    Music Arranger: John Lanchbery. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Lanchbery.
    • Herold/Lecocq: La Fille mal gardee: Royal Opera House Orchestra/Lanchbery.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 trumpets, RV 537

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Performer: John Thiessen. Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
    • Trumpet Music: Steele-Perkins, Taflemusik, Lamon.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9-11.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Frank Bridge: Orchestral Works Vol.2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9-12.
  • Peter Ludwig Hertel

    Clog Dance (La fille mal gardee)

    Music Arranger: John Lanchbery. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Lanchbery.
    • Herold/Lecocq: La Fille mal gardee: Royal Opera House Orchestra/Lanchbery.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 98 in B flat major (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 6.
  • Time Traveller: Learie Constantine

    Duration: 02:17

  • Benjamin Britten

    The trees they grow so high

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Britten: Canticle 1/Michelangelo sonnets etc: Johnson/Johnson.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Georges Bizet

    Petite Suite 'Jeux d'enfants'

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Bizet: Symphony in C etc.: Concertgebouw Orchestra/Haitink.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Peter Ludwig Hertel

    Clog Dance (La fille mal gardee)

    Music Arranger: John Lanchbery. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Lanchbery.
    • Herold/Lecocq: La Fille mal gardee: Royal Opera House Orchestra/Lanchbery.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Joby Talbot

    The Queen Of Hearts' Tango (Suite from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Austin.
    • Alice's Adventures In Wonderland.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • 6.
  • Joby Talbot

    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Austin.
    • Signum.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Funeral March of a Marionette

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Standchen (after Schubert)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • Mendelssohn etc: Songs without words: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Robert Jones

    When love on time and measures

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Anthony Rooley.
    • Robert Jones: The Muses Gardin - Lute songs: Kirkby/Rooley.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.
  • Inspirations: Kate Mosse on Chichester Festival Theatre

    Duration: 03:31

  • Michael Torke

    An Italian Straw Hat; Act 1, Opening scene; horse duet

    Orchestra: National Ballet of Canada Orchestra. Conductor: Ormsby Wilkins.
    • An Italian Straw Hat.
    • Ecstatic Records.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Sancte Deus, sancte fortis

    Ensemble: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Hyperion.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso in F major, Op 6 No 9 (HWV 327)

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Handel: Twelve Concerti Grossi op. 6.
    • L’OISEAU LYRE.
    • 17-22.
  • Amy Beach

    Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, op.45 - 2nd mvt 'Scherzo' (Perpetuum mobile)

    Performer: Danny Driver. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • Beach / Chaminade / Howell: Piano Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 003.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3): II. Lento moderato

    Conductor: Adrian Boult. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Vaughan Williams: The Nine Symphonies.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Erstarrung, D 911 No 4 (Winterreise)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Singer: Mark Padmore.
    • Schubert Winterreise: Mark Padmore - Paul Lewis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin for orchestra [after nos. 1, 3, 5 & 4 of piano work]

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.

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