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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Pepys's Parmesan, Jane Glover, Mozart's Ave verum corpus

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music, including Bach's Suite for Orchestra no 2 with solo flute, a new recording of Dvorak's violin concerto and Haydn depicting the sunrise.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today - what would you put on your personal playlist alongside Mozart's "Ave verum corpus"?

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history - Dr Lucy Powell on Pepys and his precious parmesan.

1050 Suzy's guest this week is the conductor Jane Glover, who'll be revealing the people, places and ideas that have inspired her throughout her life and career. Today she talks about her love for Mozart.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Symphony No 4 in E flat major, Op 48 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Anisimov.
    • The Best of Glazunov.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Chõro No 1 for guitar

    Performer: Carlos Bonell.
    • The Private Collection: Carlos Bonell.
    • Upbeat Classics.
    • 4.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Adagio celeste

    Orchestra: Belgium National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
    • Einojuhani Rautavaara 90th Anniversary Edition.
    • Ondine.
    • 1001.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise' (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Opp. 76, 77, 103: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave verum corpus, K 618

    Choir: The Sixteen. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Mozart: Vespers and Faure: Requiem.
    • Coro.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Grande Polonaise brillante

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • Chopin, Polonaise-Fantasie: Nelson Goerner.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 5.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53, B. 108: III. Finale. Allegro giocoso, ma non

    Performer: Eldbjorg Hemsing. Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Buribayev.
    • Dvořák & Suk: Works for Violin & Orchestra.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Bastian Chilese

    Canzon in echo à 8

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Battaglie and Lamenti: 1600-1660 Monteverdi, Peri, Fontei, Strozzi.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave verum corpus, K 618

    Choir: The Sixteen. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Mozart: Vespers and Faure: Requiem.
    • Coro.
    • 1.
  • César Franck

    Symphony in D minor (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Cesar Franck: Symphony / Psyche / Les Djinns.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Quintet in B flat major (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Warner.
  • Dora Pejačević

    Overture in D minor, Op 49

    Orchestra: Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt. Conductor: Howard Griffiths.
    • CPO.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mass in C minor - K427 Et incarnatus est

    Singer: Camilla Tilling. Orchestra: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Caprice in E major, Op 33 No 2

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Mendelssohn: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Naive.
    • 012.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro - Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jane Glover.
    • Tring.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suites, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse intermezzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral works vol.5: BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 14.
  • Trad.

    Italian rant

    Music Arranger: Žak Ozmo. Music Arranger: John Playford. Ensemble: L'Avventura London. Director: Žak Ozmo.
    • An Italian Rant! L'Avventura London.
    • Opella Nova.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Bruckner: Mass in E minor/Motets: Polyphony/Britten Sinfonia/Layton.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Canzona Serenata Op. 38 No. 6

    Performer: Zlata Chochieva.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Masques et bergamasques

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Richard Strauss

    Beim Schlafengehen (Four Last Songs)

    Singer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Strauss, R.: Four Last Songs; 6 Orchestral Songs - Norman, Gewandhausorchester L.
    • Philips.


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The Essential Classics Playlist

The Essential Classics Playlist

Refresh your day with a great selection of classical music, picked by listeners.