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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Verdi's Anvil Chorus, Until the Break of Day, Peter Bazalgette

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 Arts and culture supremo Sir Peter Bazalgette talks to Suzy about the ideas that inspire him.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo (Hary Janos Suite, Op 35a)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O clap your hands together

    Choir: Stile Antico.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Toccata, Op. 11

    Performer: Nathalia Milstein.
    • Prokofiev / Ravel.
    • Mirare.
    • 120.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Keyboard Concerto in D major

    Performer: Michael Rische. Orchestra: Berlin Baroque Soloists.
    • CPE Bach Piano Concertos.
    • Haenssler Classics.
    • 4.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Anvil Chorus (Il trovatore)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Choir: Chorus of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • The Opera Album 2002.
    • Virgin.
    • 19.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen in F major, Op 66

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Beethoven: Complete Works for Violoncello and Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet Antique

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Stéphane Denève.
    • Maurice Ravel - Orchestral Works Vol.2.
    • Haenssler Classic.
    • 011.
  • Gustav Holst

    Wind Quintet in A flat major, Op 14

    Ensemble: Hexagon Ensemble.
    • The British Connection.
    • Etcetera.
    • 005.
  • Time Traveller: Until The Break Of Day

    Duration: 02:05

  • Patrick Hadley

    My beloved spake

    Performer: Matthew Jorysz. Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Conductor: Graham Ross.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    Sinfonia in C major

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Director: Werner Ehrhardt.
    • Il Divino Boemo.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 016.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air with 5 variations, 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' (Suite in E major)

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock.
    • The Harmonious Blacksmith - Favourite Harpsichord Pieces: Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Alexander Mosolov

    The Iron Foundry Op19

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Aaron Copland

    3 Latin American Sketches

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Copland - Appalachian Spring, Quiet City, Short Symphony.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 006.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Peter Bazalgette on opera in English

    Duration: 04:00

  • George Frideric Handel

    Saul: O Lord whose mercies numberless

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Robert Schumann

    String Quartet in F major, Op 41 No 2 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Schumann: String Quartets op.41: Doric String Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Elisabetta Brusa

    Adagio (Suite Grotesque)

    Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Conductor: Fabio Mastrangelo.
    • Elisabetta Brusa - Orchestral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 006.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV 1043

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Marieke Blankestijn. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Warner.
  • Franz Liszt

    Transcendental Study No 5 in B flat major, 'Feux-follets'

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Liszt: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Naive.
    • 9.
  • Louis Vierne

    Feux follets (Pièces de fantaisie Suite No 2)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Charles Koechlin

    Vers La Voute Etoilee - Symphonic Poem Op.129

    Performer: Heinz Holliger. Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Koechlin: Orchestral Works.
    • SWR Music.
    • 1.
  • Leo Brouwer

    Omaggio a Villa-Lobos from Nuevos estudios sencillos

    Performer: Graham Anthony Devine.
    • Leo Brouwer, Guitar Music Volume 4.
    • NAXOS.
    • 15.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No 2, Op 16 (The Four Temperaments) - 4th mvt

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Nielsen: Complete Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.

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