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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Mr Wicksteed, Sheila Hancock, Schubert's Die schone Mullerin

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, actress Sheila Hancock.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music

Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today's starting point is Schubert's achingly poetic song cycle Die schone Mullering - what would you choose to follow that?

Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history

This week Suzy's guest is the actress and writer Sheila Hancock, who talks about some of the things that have inspired her throughout her life and career

Music also includes works by Sibelius, Beethoven and Poulenc.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in C minor, Op 10 No 12, 'Revolutionary'

    Performer: Tamás Vásáry.
    • Chopin: Piano Works: Tamas Vasary.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio in E major, K 261

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Orchestra: Nederlands Kamerorkest. Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg.
    • Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 3 & 4: Julia Fischer, Kreizberg.
    • Pentatone.
    • 7.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    A Quiet Place - Postlude to Act One

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
    • Decca.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Fantasy No 1 in G minor

    Performer: Thea King. Ensemble: Britten String Quartet.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die liebe Farbe, D 795 No 16 (Die schöne Müllerin)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Singer: Mark Padmore.
    • Franz Schubert, Die Schone Mullerin: Padmore/Lewis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 16.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die böse Farbe, D 795 No 17 (Die schöne Müllerin)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Singer: Mark Padmore.
    • Franz Schubert, Die Schone Mullerin: Padmore/Lewis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 17.
  • Jean Sibelius

    At the castle gate (Pelleas and Melisande)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV.99

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Concerti da Camera Vol. 4: Il Giardino Armonic.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Clara Schumann

    Sie liebten sich beide, Op 13 No 2

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA.
  • Clara Schumann

    Liebeszauber, Op 13 No 3

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • DECCA.
  • Clara Schumann

    6 Lieder, Op 13; No 6, 'Die stille Lotusblume'

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Tam O'Shanter, Op 51

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Malcolm Arnold: Overtures: BBC Philharmonic/Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Time Traveller: Mr. Wicksteed

    Duration: 02:11

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 6 in F major, K 43

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Robert Schumann

    Frauenliebe und -leben, Op.42

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends, Op 59 (No 3 in G minor)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Legends Op.59: ECO, Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Sheila Hancock on the Bronte sisters

    Duration: 04:09

  • Robert Schumann

    In der nacht (Fantasiestucke, Op 12 No 5)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • In the Night - Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sextet for Piano and Winds, iii Finale

    Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Warner.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Va pensiero (Nabucco)

    Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli. Choir: Chorus of German Opera, Berlin. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra.
    • Verdi: Nabucco - Querschnitt: Guiseppe Sinopoli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in C major for violin solo, Op 1 No 11

    Performer: Julia Fischer.
    • Paganini: 24 Caprices: Julia Fischer.
    • Decca.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Symphony in E 'Irish' - ii) Andante espressivo

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Torre bermeja arr Bruno for harp

    Performer: Catrin Finch. Music Arranger: Ginevra Bruno.
    • The Harpist: Catrin Finch.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Things to Come (March)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Classics for Pleasure.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.