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Monday with Suzy Klein - Paul Whitehouse, Chopin's Barcarolle Op 60, Clothes Pegs

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, actor and comedian Paul Whitehouse.

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 actor, writer and comedian Paul Whitehouse, creator of unforgettable characters in The Fast Show and in his series with Harry Enfield, tells Suzy about the people, music and ideas that have inspired him over the years.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Joseph Haydn

    L' Incontro improvviso. H.28.6 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Heidelberger Sinfoniker. Conductor: Thomas Fey.
    • Hanssler.
  • 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.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90, B. 166 "Dumky": III. Andante - Vivace non t

    Ensemble: Mori Trio.
    • Dvořák: Piano Trios Nos. 3 & 4.
    • haenssler CLASSIC.
    • 203.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • The sound of England.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 18.
  • Frank Bridge


    Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia.
    • Bridge: Suite for Strings etc: Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Conifer.
    • 15.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major op.60 for piano

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Benjamin Grosvenor: Homages.
    • Decca.
    • 009.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Quintet in B major, Op 34 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Eduard Brunner. Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Mozart / Weber: Clarinet Quintets.
    • DG.
    • 7.
  • Claude Debussy

    Symphony in B minor

    Orchestrator: Tony Finno. Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • NAXOS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Waltz in A flat, Op 39 No 15

    Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • Sony.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat major, K 361, 'Gran Partita' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Wind Soloists.
    • Mozart Serenade No. 10 for Thirteen Wind Instruments.
    • ASV.
    • 4.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccioso, Op 19 No 5 (Six morceaux)

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Hyperion.
  • Time Traveller: Clothes Pegs

    Duration: 02:24

  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin.
    • DG.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pan and Echo, Op 53a (Dance Intermezzo)

    Conductor: Shuntaro Sato. Orchestra: Kuopion kaupunginorkesteri.
  • Franz Liszt

    La lugubre gondola

    Performer: Alissa Margulis. Performer: Jura Margulis.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • 4.
  • Gilbert & Sullivan

    We're Called Gondolieri

    Performer: Alan Styler. Performer: Thomas Round. Performer: The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra of London. Conductor: Isidore Godfrey.
    • The World Of Gilbert & Sullivan.
    • DECCA.
    • 4300952.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate pueri

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Monteverdi: Messa a quattro voci - Vol I.
    • Coro.
    • 7.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major, K 159

    Performer: Béla Fleck. Performer: Chris Thile.
    • Sony.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Paul Whitehouse on Monty Python's "The Life Of Brian"

    Duration: 04:59

  • Samuel Dushkin

    Tango (Arr. for Violin & Piano)

    Composer: Igor Stravinsky. Performer: Ilya Gringolts. Performer: Peter Laul.
    • Stravinsky: Music for Violin, Vol. 2.
    • BIS.
    • 801.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
  • John Dowland

    Come again, sweet love doth now invite

    Performer: Thomas Dunford. Singer: Iestyn Davies.
    • Flow my tears: Iestyn Davis.
    • 18.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets & strings, RV559

    Performer: Paolo Grazzi. Performer: Lorenzo Coppola. Performer: Daniele Latini. Performer: Alfredo Bernardini. Orchestra: Zefiro. Director: Alfredo Bernardini.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El pano moruno (Suite populaire espagnole arr Kochanski)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Sebastian Knauer.
    • Ravel/Falla/Schnittke/Bartok/Shankar: East meets West: Daniel Hope.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Gustav Holst

    Nocturne (A Moorside Suite)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Imogen Holst.
    • Lyrita.
  • Herbert Howells

    Cortege, from Pageantry

    Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Major Peter Parkes.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in F major for piano duet, K 497 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Christoph Eschenbach. Performer: Justus Frantz.
    • Mozart: Music for Piano Duet: Justus Frantz, Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto Waltz No.1 'The Dance in the Village Inn'

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • PHILIPS.


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