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Friday with Suzy Klein - Lucy Worsley

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music. Plus historian and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about her cultural 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 historian, author and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Karol Szymanowski

    Paganini Caprice No 3 (Three Paganini Caprices, Op 40)

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Ensemble: Silke Avenhaus.
    • Szymanowski Violin Concertos.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 35: IV. Andante - Allegro

    Orchestra: European Soloists, Luxembourg. Conductor: Christoph König.
    • Farrenc: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in F sharp major, K 318

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • BIS.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata a 22 S.241 [1615 no.20]

    Ensemble: Berlin Brass. Director: Lucas Vis.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    The Enchanted lake (Volshebnoye ozero) - symphonic poem Op.62

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
    • Petrushka.
    • 6.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words, Op 109

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C major, K 373

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • Virgin.
  • Aldemaro Romero

    Fuga con pajarillo (Suite for Strings)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Fiesta: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, Dudamel.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ungarische Melodie in B minor, D 817

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert, Live, Volume 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Avie.
    • 5.
  • Suor Leonora d'Este

    Haec dies quam fecit Dominus

    Choir: Musica Secreta. Choir: Celestial Sirens. Director: Laurie Stras. Director: Deborah Roberts.
    • Lucrezia Borgia's Daughter.
    • 3.
  • Time Traveller: Mexican Joe

    Duration: 02:14

  • Aaron Copland

    El salón México

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • DECCA.
  • Franz Liszt

    Au lac de Wallenstadt (Années de pèlerinage I)

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Philips.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Wood-Nymph (Skogsrået), Op. 15

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter.
    • BIS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Divertimento concertante for Double Bass and Orchestra (4th mvt)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Reiner Wehle. Performer: Diethelm Jonas. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Performer: Dag Jensen. Performer: Georg Klütsch. Performer: Klaus Lohrer. Performer: Bruno Schneider. Performer: Niklaus Frisch. Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Beethoven: Octet etc.: Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Lucy Worsley on the Abbey School cloak

    Duration: 03:08

  • Max Bruch

    8 pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op.83: No.6, Nocturne

    Performer: Janet Hilton. Performer: Nobuko Imai. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G major, BWV 1049

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Richard Strauss

    Es gibt ein Reich (Ariadne auf Naxos)

    Singer: Aga Mikolaj. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Karl Sollak.
    • CPO.
  • Robert Schumann

    String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1 - 4th movement, Vivace

    Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
    • Elias String Quartet - Haydn/Schumann.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 8.
  • John Dowland


    Performer: Thomas Dunford.
    • ALPHA.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Youth and Love (Songs of Travel)

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Singer: Christopher Maltman.
    • Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert waltz for orchestra no. 2 (Op.51) in F major

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Orfeo.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DG.


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