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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Chicago, Monteverdi's Pur ti miro, 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 Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Taubenpost, D 957 No 14 (Schwanengesang)

    Performer: Gerold Huber. Singer: Christian Gerhaher.
    • Schubert: Schwanengesang & 4 Lieder: Gerhaher/Huber.
    • Arte Nova Classics.
    • 14.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sarabande & Gigue arr. for 2 guitars (English Suite No 4 in F major, BWV 809)

    Music Arranger: Goran Krivokapić. Music Arranger: Danijel Cerović. Ensemble: Montenegrin Guitar Duo.
    • Bach: English Suites Nos. 4-6 (Arr. for 2 Guitars).
    • Naxos.
    • 104.
  • Hubert Parry

    Long since in Egypt's plenteous land (from Judith)

    Choir: Worcester Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Decca.
  • William Walton

    Johannesburg Festival Overture

    Ensemble: Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Naxos.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (The Coronation of Poppea)

    Singer: Roberta Invernizzi. Singer: Sonia Prina. Ensemble: Ensemble Claudiana. Director: Luca Pianca.
    • Naive.
  • Isaac Albéniz


    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Albeniz: Iberia; Navarra; Suite Espanola - Larrocha.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade No. 10 in B flat, K.361 'Gran Partita'

    Ensemble: Linos Ensemble.
    • Mozart: Serenade No. 10 in B flat major, K361 'Gran Partita': Linos Ensemble.
    • Capriccio.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Froissart Overture, Op 19

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • BBC.
  • Time Traveller: Chicago by Bob Nicholson

  • George Gershwin

    Porgy Sings (Catfish Row Suite from Porgy and Bess)

    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gershwin: Catfish Row: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Slatkin.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Caprice on Danish and Russian Airs, Op 79

    Performer: Kimball Sykes. Performer: Joanna G'froerer. Performer: Charles Hamann. Performer: Stephan Lemelin.
    • NAXOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Act 4: conclusion)

    Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Singer: Véronique Gens. Singer: Patrizia Ciofi. Singer: Lorenzo Regazzo. Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager. Singer: Kobie van Rensburg. Singer: Antonio Abete. Singer: Núria Rial. Ensemble: Concerto Köln. Conductor: René Jacobs.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Recuerdos de la Alhambra

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • The Guitar: Milos Karadaglic.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Peter Bazelgette on Wyndham Lewis

  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Trio (Pantoum)

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
    • crd.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Orchestra: London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Rihards Dubra

    Ave Maria

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Decca.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    The Ruler of the Spirits, Op 27

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Weber: Euryanthe Overture, etc: Philharmonia, Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Samuel Barber

    Violin Concerto, op.14 - 2nd mvt 'Andante'

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1

    Performer: Melvyn Tan.
    • Schubert: Impromptus; Melvyn Tan.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Amy Beach

    Symphony in E minor 'Gaelic', Op 32 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.


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