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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Sad story of Melancholy, Adagietto from Mahler's Fifth, Dr Michael Scott

Suzy Klein presents the best in classical music, including potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music. Her guest is television historian Dr Michael Scott.

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 classics expert and television historian Dr Michael Scott talks about the ideas, places and people that have inspired him over the course of his life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Percy Grainger

    Shepherd's Hey!

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Grainger: The Grainger Edition: Various Artists.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Elfrida Andrée

    String Quartet in D minor (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Stockholm Quartet.
    • Caprice.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasia in C minor, K 475

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • The Art of Alfred Brendel.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 004.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto-Suite in F - Minuet, Loure & Gigue

    Ensemble: Tempesta di Mare.
    • Chandos.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.5: IV. Adagietto

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DG.
  • Herbert Howells

    Take him, earth, for cherishing

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Janine Jansen.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Time Traveller: Melancholy

    Duration: 02:25

  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto No 10 in C major

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 3 in C major, Op 52 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Orchestra: Hallé.
    • Halle.
  • Claude Debussy

    Hommage à Rameau (Images, Set 1)

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • Debussy: Images, Arabesques: Kocsis.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Dr. Michael Scott on the Greek island of Delos

    Duration: 04:29

  • Anonymous

    Eros; Mater

    Singer: Arianna Savall. Ensemble: Ensemble Melpomen. Director: Conrad Steinmann.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Samuel Barber

    Summer music Op.31

    Performer: Emily Pailthorpe. Performer: Daniel Pailthorpe. Performer: Richard Hosford. Performer: Julie Price. Performer: Nicholas Korth.
    • Better Angels.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • J.S.Bach, Solo & Double Violin Concertos.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    How still the wind

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.
  • Béla Bartók

    Two Pictures for orchestra (Village Dance)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Bartok: Tw Pictures, Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Anonymous

    Appalachian Barn Dance

    Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire. Director: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • Come to the River: An Early American Gathering.
    • Avie.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    On the Seashore, Op.17

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.


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