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Thursday Suzy Klein - Handel's 'As steals the morn', Women Police, Graham Fellows

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, the 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

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon noni toni à 12, C183

    Music Arranger: Eric Crees. Performer: London Symphony Brass. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • Cathedral Brass: London Symphony Brass/Crees.
    • Collins Classics.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Beethoven: Overtures.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto no. 2 (op. 22); Allegro scherzando (2nd movement)

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France.
    • ERATO.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Novelettes, Op.15: No.5 All'Ungherese

    Ensemble: Vertavo Quartet.
    • SIMAX.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 62 in E flat major, H XVI 52 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Rafał Blechacz.
    • Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart: Sonatas: Rafal Blechacz.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • George Frideric Handel

    As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Singer: Mark Padmore. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides, Op 26

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Decca.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Capricho arabe - serenata for guitar

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • Milos: The Guitar.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • William Byrd

    Though Amaryllis dance in green

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL.
  • George Gershwin

    An American in Paris transc Heifetz

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen. Performer: Huw Watkins. Music Arranger: Jascha Heifetz.
    • An American In Paris: Tamsin Waley-Cohen/Huw Watkins.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 5.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Morris Dance (Suffolk Suite)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Carwithen: Orchestral Music.
    • Chandos.
    • 008.
  • Time Traveller: Women Police by Naomi Paxton

    Duration: 02:29

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K 617

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
    • Mozart/Beethoven: Quintets: Hough, BPWQ.
    • Bis.
    • 5.
  • Qara Qarayev

    Waltz (from The Seven Beauties - Suite)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Chandos.
  • John Wilbye

    Draw on sweet night

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • English Madrigals (25th Anniversary Edition): Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Va tacito (from Giulio Cesare)

    Performer: Frank Lloyd. Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: Orchestra of English National Opera. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Handel: Julius Caesar (highlights): Mackerras.
    • EMI.
  • Robert Schumann

    Humoreske Op.20 No. 4

    Performer: Kirill Gerstein.
    • Liszt / Schumann / Knussen.
    • Myrios Classics.
    • 4.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Graham Fellows on Mike Leigh's television productions

    Duration: 04:18

  • Arthur Sullivan

    HMS Pinafore: Act II, Duet. Things are seldom what they seem

    Lyricist: Tim Brooke Taylor. Lyricist: William Gilbert.
    • Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore.
    • Linn Records.
    • 203.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Feuersbrunst (Overture)

    Orchestra: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien. Conductor: Manfred Huss.
    • BIS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Death of Nicholas (Saint Nicholas)

    Performer: Catherine Edwards. Performer: Jonathan Higgins. Singer: Allan Clayton. Choir: Choristers of Temple Church. Choir: Holst Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • HYPERION.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Polichinelle in F sharp minor, Op.3 no.4

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Little Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)

    Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • In The South.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legend in G minor, Op. 59 No.3

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Supraphon.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Oboe Concerto in D minor

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: New Seasons Ensemble.
    • In Venice: Albrecht Mayer.
    • Decca.
    • 8-10.

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