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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Peter Bazalgette, Credit Cards, Brahms' Lullaby

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

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Trio in D major, Op 9 No 2 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Trio Zimmermann.
    • Bis.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Serenade for guitar and string orchestra, Op 50

    Performer: Craig Ogden. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Engish Guitar Concertos: Ogden/Northern Sinfonia/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • James M. Stephenson

    Colors: III. Green

    Performer: John Bruce Yeh. Performer: Alex Klein. Ensemble: Chicago Pro Musica.
    • Liquid Melancholy: Clarinet Music of James M Stephenson.
    • Cedille.
    • 203.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Spanish Dances Op.12, Nos. 1-3

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ataúlfo Argenta.
    • DECCA.
  • Alfred Grünfeld

    Soirées de Vienne, Op 56

    Composer: Johann Strauss II. Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder.
    • Strauss, Johann ii : Waltz Transcriptions For Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder.
    • Elatus.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wiegenlied, Op 49 No 4

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Brahms: Lieder: Anne-Sofie von Otter.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 22.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Overture (L'amore medico - opera)

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D major, BWV 972 after Antonio Vivaldi

    Ensemble: Dresden Bach Soloists.
    • Christophorus.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 'Carnival at Pesth'

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Mercury.
  • Time Traveller: Credit Cards

    Duration: 02:25

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No.17 in G major, K.453 - 3rd mvt: Allegretto - Finale: Presto

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos 17, K453 & 25, K503.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Gilbert Vinter

    Hunter's Moon for horn and orchestra

    Performer: David Pyatt. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • British Horn Concertos: Pyatt/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Braithwaite.
    • Lyrita.
  • Richard Strauss

    Beim Schlafengehen (Four Last Songs)

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Otto Ackermann.
    • Icon: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations, BWV988: Variation 13

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • SONY.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel & Gretel - "Abend will ich schlafen geh" and Dream Pantomime

    Singer: Jennifer Larmore. Singer: Ruth Ziesak. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel.
    • TELDEC.
    • 17.
  • Traditional Danish

    Ribers No. 8

    Music Arranger: Danish String Quartet. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Wood Works.
    • Dacapo.
    • 5.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Peter Bazalgette on empathetic citizens

    Duration: 04:10

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Credo in un Dio crudel (Otello)

    Performer: Paul Daniel. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: Radiokören. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester.
    • Bryn Terfel: Bad Boys; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 40

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Septet in E flat major Op.20 (4th movement - Tema con variazioni)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Beethoven: Clarinet Trio and Septet.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 7.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Mörike-Lieder, Volume 1: No. 12, Verborgenheit "Lass, o Welt, o lass" (Mäs

    Performer: Roland Pöntinen. Lyricist: Eduard Mörike. Singer: Barbara Hendricks.
    • Barbara Hendricks sings Nordic Songs & Wolf: Mörike-Lieder.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 109.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ruckert Lieder: "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"

    Singer: Violeta Urmana. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Weronika Ratusińska

    Sinfonietta for String Orchestra (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Miroslaw Jacek Blaszczyk.
    • Weronika Ratusinska: Works for Orchestra.
    • DUX.
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes, Op. 10: 10. Etude in A-Flat major

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Four pianos, Four Pieces.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 114.
  • Malcolm Sargent

    An Impression on a Windy Day

    Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • Brian Kay's British Light Music Discoveries.
    • ASV.
    • 9.

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