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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Canteloube's Bailero, David Nash, Into the Forest

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, sculptor and Royal Academician David Nash.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today we are featuring Canteloube's Bailero.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 As Radio 3 goes Into the Forest, Ian Skelly meets sculptor and Royal Academician David Nash, to learn about his work with wood.

Other music in the programme includes a new release of Stravinsky's violin concerto, the suite from Purcell's Fairy Queen, and Korngold's Schauspiel Overture.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61 (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) etc: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abb.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Enrique Granados

    Goyescas, H. 64, Book 2: No. 6, Epilogo. Serenata del Espectro

    Performer: Alexander Boyd.
    • Granados: Goyescas, H. 64.
    • Claudio Records.
    • 6.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Violin Concerto in D Major: IV. Capriccio

    Performer: Ilya Gringolts. Orchestra: Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia. Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk.
    • Stravinsky: Music for Violin, Vol. 2.
    • BIS.
    • 19.
  • Juan de Araujo

    Ay Andar

    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Director: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Moon, Sun & All Things: Baroque Music from Latin America: Ex Cathedra, Skidmore.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Danza napolitana (I gioielli della Madonna Suite)

    Conductor: José Serebrier. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Italia!.
    • ASV.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Songs of the Auvergne: Bailero

    Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles. Orchestra: Orchestre Lamoureux. Conductor: Jean‐Pierre Jacquillat.
    • EMI.
  • Henry Purcell

    Suite from the Fairy Queen

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Tarantelle (Suite No 2 in C major for two pianos, Op 17)

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Performer: Hélène Mercier.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky


    Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • French Music for Winds.
    • WARNER.
    • 7.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Norfolk Rhapsody No 1 in E minor

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI.
  • Time Traveller: Yggdrasill

    Duration: 02:28

  • Edward Elgar

    The Blue-Eyes Fairy (The Starlight Express, Op 78)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Elgar: The Starlight Express.
    • Argo Records.
    • 15.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965

    Performer: Sharon Kam. Performer: Geoffrey Parsons. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • TELDEC.
  • Cultural Inspirations: David Nash on "The Wheelwright's Shop"

    Duration: 04:44

  • Lili Boulanger


    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Beau Soir: Janine Jansen/Itamar Golan.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Franz Danzi

    Quintet in G minor, Op 56 No 2 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
    • Danzi: Wind Quintets, Op.56 Nos.1-3; Piano Quintet, Op.41.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in D major, H.15.21 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • PHILIPS.
  • John Jenkins

    Fantasy No 6 in D major for six-part consort

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Jenkins: Six-Part Consorts - Phantasm.
    • Avie.
    • 15.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Scenes from Norwegian Fairy Tales, Op 37 (Nos 2-4)

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
    • Norwegian Classical Favourites 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 15-17.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in C major, K 515 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: String Quintets; Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sérénade grotesque

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Schauspiel Overture, Op 4

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • CHANDOS.


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