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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Elgar's Salut d'amour, Marie Duval, Paul Whitehouse

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. Today we are adding Elgar's Salut d'amour to the 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. This morning he talks about his love of fly-fishing.

Other music in the programme includes music for 13 wind instruments by Richard Strauss, part of Glazunov's ballet The Seasons and Rachel Podger plays a violin concerto by JS Bach.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Bastien und Bastienne (Overture)

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • Mozart Overtures Sir Colin Davis Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 2.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Singer: Marc Duguay. Choir: Chœur de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne. Orchestra: Orchestre de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne. Conductor: Jacques Grimbert.
    • Prix de Rome Cantatas.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 9.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Valse carnavalesque for two pianos, Op 73

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Performer: Peter Jablonski.
    • DG.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 17 in E-Flat Major

    Performer: Roman Simovic.
    • Paganini: 24 Caprices.
    • Lso Live.
    • 17.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphonies 1, 2, 3 & 4: Oslo PO, Mariss Jansons.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'amour

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade in E flat major, Op 7

    Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Strauss: Orchestral Works: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/Zinman.
    • Arte Nova Classics.
    • 14.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    The Seasons op.67: Summer

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in A major, after BWV 1055

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • Rachel Podger, Brecon Baroque - J.S. Bach violin concertos.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 10.
  • Time Traveller: Marie Duval

    Duration: 02:52

  • Alonso Lobo

    Versa est in luctum (Liber primus missarum)

    Director: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Victoria: Requiem: The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips.
    • Gimell.
    • 11.
  • Franz Liszt

    Waltz from Faust transc for piano

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Liszt: Paraphrases/Consolations/Liebestraume: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Dal Segno.
    • 1.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Jeg elsker Dig, Op 5

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter.
    • Ask Helen Garrison.
  • Edward Elgar


    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Elgar: The longed for light: BBC Concert Orchestra/John Wilson.
    • Somm.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (L'incoronazione di Poppea)

    Singer: Sylvia McNair. Singer: Dana Hanchard. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 10.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Concert en sextuor No 4 in B flat major

    Orchestra: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Rameau: Six Concerts en Sextuor: Les Talens Lyriques/Rousset.
    • Decca.
    • 11-13.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Paul Whitehouse on fly fishing

    Duration: 04:10

  • Benjamin Britten

    Fish in the unruffled lakes

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor for cello and piano, Op 94

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Anna Polonsky.
    • Alisa Weilerstein - Dvorak.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Grand March arr Fernie (Aida)

    Performer: Black Dyke Band. Music Arranger: Alan Fernie. Conductor: Nicholas Childs.
    • Symphonic Brass: Black Dyke Band, Nicholas Childs.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Salve regina

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Poulenc: Gloria: Polyphony/ Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian Sketches for orchestra

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Director: Teodor Currentzis.
    • Shostakovich: Piano Concertos: Melnikov/Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Currentzis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Let the bright seraphim (Samson)

    Singer: Joan Sutherland. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli.
    • Joan Sutherland - Greatest Hits.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances, Op 45 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, The Isle of the Dead, The Rock.
    • Avie.
    • 3.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Ann Murray.
    • HYPERION : CDA-66802.
    • 4.


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