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Monday with Suzy Klein - Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Bizet's Symphony in C, Dan Snow

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein. Her guest is historian Dan Snow.

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. bbc.co.uk/ourclassicalcentury

1050 The historian, writer and presenter Dan Snow talks about the books, music, art and places that inspire him.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Danse slave (Le roi malgré lui)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
    • Chabrier: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor Op.65

    Performer: Johannes Moser. Performer: Ewa Kupiec.
    • Hanssler.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • J.S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos; Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 8.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Baba Yaga; The Great Gate of Kiev (Pictures at an Exhibition)

    Conductor: Kiril Karabits. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • ONYX.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet No 2 in D major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Borodin: String Quartets Nos. 1&2: Borodin Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir

    Hear us in heaven, O God

    Choir: Skylark Vocal Ensemble. Conductor: Matthew Guard.
    • Crossing Over.
    • Sono Luminus.
    • 701.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont, Op 84 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • The Berlin Album: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • François Couperin

    Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 8; Passacaille

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in A major, Op 46 No 5

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Šejna.
    • SUPRAPHON.
  • Georges Bizet

    Symphony in C

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Symphony No 1 in D major (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet in C major D.956 for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos - Adagio

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Erato.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Baba-Yaga, Op 56

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky/Borodin/Glinka: Kirov Orchestra/Gergiev.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Jean Sibelius

    At the Castle Gate; Entr'acte (Pelléas et Mélisande)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • BIS.
  • Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger

    Aurilla mia, quando m'accese

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Ensemble: Private Musicke. Conductor: Pierre Pitzl.
    • Magdalena Kozena: Lettere Amorose. Private Musicke/Pitzl.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 99 in E flat major (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 3.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Love Scene from 'The Adventure of Robin Hood'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Enrique Granados

    El fandango de candil (Goyescas)

    Performer: Artur Pizarro.
    • Artur Pizarro.
    • Linn Records.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Gente, gente, all'armi, all'armi (The Marriage of Figaro)

    Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Singer: Samuel Ramey. Singer: Lucia Popp. Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Singer: Philip Langridge. Singer: Robert Tear. Singer: Giorgio Tadeo. Singer: Kurt Moll. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Nightclub 1960 (L'histoire du tango)

    Performer: Augustin Hadelich. Performer: Pablo Sainz Villegas.
    • Histoire du Tango: Augustin Hadelich/Pablo Sainz Villegas.
    • Avie.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major, 'Il Gardellino', RV90

    Performer: Maurice Steger. Ensemble: I Barocchisti. Director: Diego Fasolis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium (1994)

    Choir: ORA Singers. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • The Mystery of Christmas.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 19.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78: No. 5, The Battle on the Ice

    Orchestra: Gürzenich-Orchester Köln. Conductor: Dmitri Georgievich Kitayenko. Choir: Czech Philharmonic Choir, Brno.
    • Mussorgsky: St. John's Night on Bald Mountain & Songs and Dances of Death - Prok.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in G flat major, Op 10 No 5, 'Black key'

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • TESTAMENT.

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