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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.

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. 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.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in A major, Op 46 No 5

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Šejna.
  • 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

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • 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 (The Adventures 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.
  • 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.


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