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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Fauré: Après un rêve, Ally Sloper's pocket watch

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein.
With guest, space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today we are featuring Fauré's Après un rêve.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history.

1050 Suzy’s guest this week is the space scientist and television presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock who reveals the people, places and ideas that have inspired her throughout her life and career.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.

Other music in the programme includes Ravel's ravishing Daphnis and Chloe 2nd suite, part of Schubert's piano trio in B flat major and a new release with Sarah Connolly and Aurora Orchestra.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Frank Bridge

    Cherry Ripe

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Czech Suite, Op 39 (Polka)

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Joseph Swensen.
    • Dvorak: Violin concerto etc: Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Swensen.
    • Linn.
    • 5.
  • Ivor Gurney

    In Flanders (arr. for voice and orchestra)

    Music Arranger: Herbert Howells. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Conductor: Nigel Short. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
    • A Walk With Ivor Gurney.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johann Samuel Endler

    Ouverture in D Major: I. Ouverture

    Orchestra: Darmstädter Barocksolisten. Conductor: Johannes Pramsohler.
    • Violin Concertos from Darmstadt.
    • Audax Records.
    • 14.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in C major for flute and harp, K 299 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Marie‐Pierre Langlamet. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • W. A. Mozart: Flute Concertos: Pahud/Langlamet/Abbado.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Après un rêve, Op 7 No 1

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Cécile Licad. Music Arranger: Pau Casals.
    • Casals Encores: Gerhardt/Licad.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Pas de deux)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium

    Choir: Polyphony. Director: Stephen Layton.
    • A Christmas Present from Polyphony.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E major, op.116 no.4

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Volume 1.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis et Chloé Suite No 2

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Yannick Nezet-Seguin Ravel Rotterdam Phiharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 101 in D major, 'Clock' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Naive.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Ballad of Blanik

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe (Cantata No 34)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists.
    • Bach Choruses - Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Priya Mitchell. Performer: Christian Poltéra. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Faure: Cello Sonatas and Trio.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Henriette Renié

    Danse des Lutins

    Performer: Judy Loman.
    • Harp Showpieces.
    • Naxos.
    • 009.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Impromptu on a theme of two preludes by Chopin

    Performer: Jonathan Plowright.
    • Hommage A Chopin: Jonathan Plowright piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Henry Purcell

    When I am laid in earth (Dido and Aeneas)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Anthony Lewis.
    • DECCA.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Little Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Silent Noon (The House of Life)

    Performer: David Willison. Singer: Benjamin Luxon.
    • R. Vaughan Williams: Songs Luxon/Willison.
    • Chandos.
    • 18.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in B flat major D.898 1st mvt

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon IV à 6 (Symphoniae sacrae, 1615)

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Director: Philip Jones.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Op 11 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Joyeuse marche

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Tortelier's French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Jules Massenet

    Pourquoi me reveiller (Werther)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Jonas Kaufmann - Romantic Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op 27 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2: Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Prelude in F minor WoO55

    Performer: Jenő Jandó.
    • Beethoven: Bagatelles And Dances, Vol. 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.


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