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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Hans Christian Andersen, Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony, Graham Fellows

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. Today, a great romantic symphony - Mendelssohn's "Scottish", evoking the rugged, windswept highlands. Other music highlights this morning include the sixth of Haydn's seminal set of string quartets Op.33, and the sublime slow movement of Beethoven's Archduke piano trio.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Bob Nicholson on a Victorian treasure hunt organised by Tit-Bits magazine.

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 Played

  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto à 5 in D minor, Op 9 No 2

    Performer: Katharina Arfken. Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • William Walton

    Portsmouth Point Overture

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • William Walton Symphonies & Concertos.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moments Musicaux, D 784 (No 4 in C sharp minor)

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Great Pianist of the 20th Century: Andras Schiff.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Peter Graham

    Metropolis 1927

    Conductor: Nicholas Childs. Ensemble: Black Dyke Band.
    • Graham: Metropolis 1927.
    • Naxos.
    • 601.
  • Thomas Morley

    O mistress mine

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Singer: Ian Bostridge.
    • Warner.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos.3 - 5; THe Hebrides, etc. - Wiener Philharmoniker, D.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Benedetto Marcello

    Se morto mi brami

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: New Seasons Ensemble.
    • DECCA.
  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Etude in E Major Op 35 No 12

    Performer: Mark Viner.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No. 2 in E Flat Major, K. 417

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Margaret Faultless.
    • Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 101.
  • Trad.

    Just as the tide was flowing

    Music Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. Choir: Holst Singers. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
  • Time Traveller: Victorian Treasure Hunt by Bob Nicholson

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in B flat major, Op 97, 'Archduke'

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
  • Henry Purcell

    Three Parts upon a Ground

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Granville Bantock

    Celtic Symphony

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
  • Graham Fellows on his love of reel-to-reel tape recorders

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Gallop from The Nose

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Praga.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major, Op 33 No 6

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March No 5 in C major

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto, RV 501 in B flat major 'La notte'

    Performer: Peter Wheelan. Orchestra: La Serenissima. Conductor: Adrian Chandler.
    • AVIE.
  • Margaret Hubicki

    Pastorale (Piano Sonata)

    Performer: James Kirby.
    • Chandos.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Various: Violin Concerto; ETC / Kavakos, Chailly, Nagy.
    • DECCA.
    • 003.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    O Mary, at thy window be (25 Scottish Songs, Op 108 No 17)

    Performer: Marieke Blankestijn. Performer: Elizabeth Layton. Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Christopher Maltman.
    • Beethoven - Folksong Arrangements.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 017.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    O, how can I be blithe and glad (25 Scottish Songs, Op 108 No 14)

    Performer: Marieke Blankestijn. Performer: Elizabeth Layton. Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Sarah Walker.
    • Beethoven - Folksong Arrangements.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 006.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    L'Italiana in Algeri (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Overtures (The Chamber Orchestra of Europe feat. conductor: Claudio Abbado).
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 003.


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