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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Delius's La Calinda, Photographs of DNA, Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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.

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.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Frühling

    Trio in A minor, Op 40 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Brahms, Fruhling: Clarinet Trios; Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 10.
  • Douglas Lilburn


    Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Lilburn: Orchestral Works: James Judd.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Melodia Sentimental from Floresta do Amazonas

    Singer: Nadine Sierra. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Spano.
    • DG.
  • Johann Joseph Fux

    Intrada in C major

    Performer: Gottfried von der Goltz. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Carus.
  • Frederick Delius

    La Calinda

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • EMI.
  • William Walton

    As You Like It Suite (excerpts)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • EMI.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in D major, Op 28, 'Pastorale' (4th mvt, Rondo)

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
    • Jonathan Biss: Beethoven.
    • Onyx.
    • 4.
  • Franz Berwald

    Symphonic Poem 'Wettlauf'

    Conductor: Petri Sakari. Orchestra: Gävle symfoniorkester.
    • Berwald: Tone Poems: Gavle Symphony Orchestra/Sakari.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Frederick Delius

    La Calinda (arr Fenby) (From Koanga)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • EMI.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Harold in Italy (Marche des pèlerins

    Performer: David Aaron Carpenter. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Ondine.
  • Anonymous

    Der Makam-I Huseyni (Livre de la science de la musique)

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Istanbul - Dimitre Cantemir: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 11.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 83 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.
    • Brahms: Piano Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Frederick Delius

    By the River (Florida Suite)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • The Essential Delius - Various.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 1, 'Alla marcia')

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Bis.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Valse Fantaisie

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Berglund.
  • Michael Nyman

    Music from Gattaca

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Virgin.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Fantasy Overture, 'Romeo and Juliet'

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
  • John Dowland

    Clear or cloudy

    Ensemble: Ensemble Orlando Gibbons.
    • Naive.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Symphony No 1, 'A Night in the Tropics' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Richard Rosenberg. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gottschalk: Escenas Campestres Cubanas / Gran Overture / Symphonie Romantique No.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Jakub Ciupiński

    Edo Lullaby for violin and electronics

    Performer: Anne Akiko Meyers.
    • Avie.
  • Alexander Alexandrovich Alyabiev

    The Nightingale

    Singer: Natalie Dessay. Orchestra: Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • Vocalises - Natalie Dessay.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Overture in A minor

    Orchestra: Turun filharmoninen orkesteri. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Sibelius: Kuolema: King Christian II.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.


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