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Friday with Suzy Klein - Graham Fellows, Vending Machines, Sibelius's Andante Festivo

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, comedy actor and musician Graham Fellows.

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 This week Suzy’s guest is the comedy actor and musician Graham Fellows, aka John Shuttleworth and “Jilted John”. He talks about some of the things that have inspired him throughout his life and career.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Luigi Boccherini

    La ritirata di Madrid (Quintet for guitar and strings, G 453)

    Performer: Zoltán Tokos. Performer: György Éder. Ensemble: Danubius Quartet.
    • Music - Goya.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • John Ireland

    Decorations (The Island Spell)

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • Ireland: Piano Works Vol. 1: Eric Parkin.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Symphony No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 34: III. Scherzo. Allegro ma non troppo presto

    Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Lindberg.
    • Stenhammar: Symphony No. 2 & Ett drömspel.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • The best of Maxim Vengerov: Maxim Vengerov.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Andante festivo

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Ouverture jointe d'une suite tragi-comique, TWV 55 D22

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Alissa Firsova

    Stabat Mater

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Spirit, Strength & Sorrow.
    • Coro.
    • 2.
  • John Field

    Piano Sonata No 4 in B major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • John Field: Four Piano Sonatas: Miceal O'Rourke.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Time Traveller: Spending A Penny by Matthew Sweet

    Duration: 02:32

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Khavanshchina (Prelude)

    Orchestrator: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031

    Performer: Andrea Oliva. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: Flute Sonatas: Andrea Oliva/Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1-3.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Preludio sinfonico for orchestra

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Jules Massenet

    Madrilene (Le Cid)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Massenet: Ballet Suites: Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 6.
  • Jules Massenet

    Navarraise [Le Cid - ballet music]

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Decca.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Graham Fellows on Orkney

    Duration: 04:08

  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

    Performer: Robert Jordan. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
    • Peter Maxwell Davies - An Orkney Wedding With Sunrise and other works.
    • LINN.
    • 9.
  • Franz Schubert

    Am Feierabend, D 795 No 5 (Die schöne Müllerin)

    Performer: Justus Zeyen. Singer: Thomas Quasthoff.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet No 5 in E flat major, Op 44 No 3 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concertino in E flat major, Op 26

    Performer: Alexander Fiterstein. Orchestra: San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Conductor: Martin West.
    • BRIDGE.
  • Anthony Holborne

    The Image of Melancholy - pavan for 5 instruments

    Performer: Bjarte Eike. Ensemble: Barokksolistene.
    • Bjarte Eike / Barokksolistene: The Image of Melancholy.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 8 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Boris Belkin. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Strauss: Violin Concerto: Belkin, Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D major Wq.183`1

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • HYPERION.

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