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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Abbey Road Studios, Sebastian Faulks, Elgar's Chanson du Matin

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein , with guest, novelist Sebastian Faulks

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

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Our Classical Century - 100 pieces celebrating 100 key moments in classical music in the last century.

1050 Suzy’s guest this week is the novelist, journalist and broadcaster Sebastian Faulks who’ll be talking about the people, places and ideas that mean the most to him.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de Printemps

    Orchestra: Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Stringer.
    • Timpani.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in A Major, Kk.268

    Performer: Soyeon Kate Lee.
    • Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 21.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Trio in E flat major, Op 3 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Gérard Jarry. Performer: Serge Collot. Performer: Michel Tournas. Orchestra: Trio à cordes français.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le corsaire

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: Overtures: London Symphony Orchestra/Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin, Op 15 No 2

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • WARNER.
  • Franz Schubert

    6 Moments musicaux, Op. 94, D. 780: No. 1 in C Major: Moderato

    Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • Schubert: Piano Works.
    • Ondine.
    • 11.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto in C major, RV 473

    Performer: Adrian Chandler. Performer: Katy Bircher. Performer: Gail Hennessy. Performer: Peter Whelan. Ensemble: La Serenissima.
    • Vivaldi: The French Connection 2.
    • Avie.
    • 11.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Little Suite

    Orchestra: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester. Conductor: Krzysztof Urbański.
    • Lutoslawski.
    • Alpha.
    • 4-7.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance marches Op.39 - No. 1 in D major (Land of Hope and Glory)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Elgar.
    • The Elgar Edition: The Complete Electrical Recordings of Sir Edward Elgar.
    • EMI.
    • 19.
  • Edward Elgar

    Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61 (I. Allegro)

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Elgar.
    • The Elgar Edition: The Complete Electrical Recordings of Sir Edward Elgar.
    • EMI.
    • 16.
  • Glenn Miller

    Moonlight Serenade

    Ensemble: Glenn Miller Orchestra.
    • The Missing Chapters: Glenn Miller, Volume 5 (The Complete Abbey Road Recordings.
    • AVID.
    • 15.
  • Sir Cliff Richard

    The Young Ones

    Performer: Sir Cliff Richard. Ensemble: The Shadows.
    • 25 Years of Rock ‘N’ Roll 1962.
    • Connoisseur Collection.
    • 1.
  • Pink Floyd


    Ensemble: Pink Floyd.
    • The Dark Side of the Moon.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Philips.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat major, Op 64 No 1, 'Minute'

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • The World of The Piano: Ashkenazy, Schiff, Lupu.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Saxophone Rhapsody

    Performer: Theodore Kerkezos. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yuri Ivanovich Simonov.
    • Legende: Theodore Kerkezos.
    • Onyx.
  • William Walton


    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hyperion.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Piano Trio (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Clementi Trio.
    • Largo.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Triomphante (Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin)

    Performer: Calefax Reed Quintet.
    • MDG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    A Musical Offering, BWV 1079 (Ricercar a 6 orch Webern)

    Music Arranger: Anton Webern. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Boulez conducts Webern: Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Lieder, Op.27: No.4, 'Morgen'

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • EMI.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tierces majeurs et mineures, Op 111 No 1

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Saint-Saens: The complete etudes: Piers Lane.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat major, K 447

    Performer: Alessio Allegrini. Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart: Horn Concertos: Allegrini/Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6-8.
  • Benjamin Britten

    War Requiem (Agnus Dei)

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Berenice, regina d'Egitto (Overture)

    Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco. Singer: Klara Ek. Singer: Ingela Bohlin. Singer: Romina Basso. Singer: Mary-Ellen Nesi. Singer: Franco Fagioli. Singer: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani. Singer: Vito Priante. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • Handel: Berenice. Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Haydn: Symphonies no. 6-8@ Freiburger Barockorchester.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Snow Maiden Suite

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.


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