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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Police box mysteries, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Gesualdo's O vos omnes

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.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Nielsen

    Dance of the Cockerels (Maskarade)

    Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Quintet, Op 34 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Richard Hosford. Ensemble: Gaudier Ensemble.
    • Weber: Clarinet Quintet/Piano Quartet/Trio: The Gaudier Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
  • Richard Strauss

    Romanze in F Major, TrV 118 (Arr. for Violin & Orchestra)

    Performer: Arabella Steinbacher. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Aber der Richtige....
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    O vos I. omnes

    Conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain. Ensemble: Les Cris de Paris.
    • Melancholia.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schreker

    Romantic Suite, Op. 14: IV. Tanz

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Schreker: The Birthday of the Infanta Suite, Prelude to a Drama & Romantic Suite.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Standchen (Der Mond steht uber dem Berge) no.1 from 5 Songs Op.106

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Catriona Morison.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Botschaft no. 1 from 5 Songs Op.47

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Catriona Morison.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets & strings, RV559

    Performer: Paolo Grazzi. Performer: Lorenzo Coppola. Performer: Daniele Latini. Performer: Alfredo Bernardini. Orchestra: Zefiro. Director: Alfredo Bernardini.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Recuerdos de la Alhambra

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • The Guitar: Milos Karadaglic.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 86 in D major (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Haydn: Symphonies 22, 86, 102: Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 11.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    The Seasons Op 67; Scene 4; L'Automne (Autumn)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • The Seasons etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 13-15.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in F minor, D 935 No 4

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Schubert: Impromptus Op.90 and Op.142.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 8.
  • William Byrd

    Ne irascaris, Domine (Civitas sancti tui)

    Conductor: Patrick Russill. Choir: The Choir of the London Oratory.
    • Music for Holy Week and Easter: Choir of the London Oratory/Russill.
    • Herald.
    • 10.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    O vos omnes (2 motets arr. Peter Maxwell Davies)

    Music Arranger: Peter Maxwell Davies. Ensemble: Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble.
    • Music for Brass Ensemble.
    • ABC Classics.
    • 20.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Three Cypresses for string quartet

    Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • DECCA.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonatae tam aris, quam aulis servientes: Sonata No. 9 in B flat major

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • DHM.
  • Arnold Schoenberg


    Orchestra: Beethoven Orchestra Bonn. Conductor: Stefan Blunier.
    • Arnold Schoenberg - Orchestral Works.
    • MD&G.
    • 012.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic Scherzo, Op 25

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D major, K 485

    Performer: Francesco Piemontesi.
    • Naive.
  • Kurt Weill

    The Ballad of Mack the Knife (The Threepenny Opera)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Bad Boys; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Aaron Copland

    Copland: Appalachian Spring: VIII. Moderato - Coda

    Conductor: Nicholas Collon. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
    • Road Trip.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 15.
  • Clara Schumann

    Romance in B flat major, Op 22 No 3

    Performer: Hélène Boschi. Performer: Annie Jodry.
    • Clara Schumann Piano Works.
    • 015.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Monumentum pro Gesualdo

    Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Stravinsky.
    • Urania.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 1 in C major, BWV 1066 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • J.S.Bach: Les Quatre Ouvertures: Le Concert Des Nations, Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 6.


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Time Travellers: the podcast

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The Essential Classics Playlist

The Essential Classics Playlist

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