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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Hindemith's Trauermusik, Dan Snow, Handel's Lascia ch'io pianga

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein. Plus guest, the 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

  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin (Act 3 Prelude)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Wagner, Parsifal, an orchestral quest: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante defunte

    Performer: Mikhail Shilyaev.
    • Willowhayne Records.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Scenes from Hiawatha - overture Op.30`3

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Elegia: Larghetto (Miniatures, Op 75a)

    Performer: Josef Suk. Performer: Karel Untermüller. Performer: Miroslav Ambroš.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia ch'io pianga (Rinaldo)

    Singer: Cecilia Bartoli. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • DECCA.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique: Marche au supplice

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • WARNER.
  • Libby Larsen

    Deep Summer Music

    Orchestra: Colorado Symphony. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • KOCH.
  • William Boyce

    Symphony No 7 in B minor

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • L'oiseau Lyre.
  • Pauline Hall

    Julius Caesar Suite

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Christian Eggen.
    • Norway in Music: Pauline Hall.
    • Simax.
    • 5-8.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Kammermusik No 1 Op 24, No 1, (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • EMI.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Viola Concerto (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Antoine Tamestit. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Naive.
  • Paul Hindemith


    Performer: Scott Dickinson. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Stabat Mater a 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Henry Purcell

    When I am laid in earth (Dido and Aeneas)

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Elizabeth Kenny. Director: Steven Devine.
    • Purcell: Dido and Aeneas.
    • Chandos.
    • 30.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido's Lament

    Music Arranger: David Rees-Williams. Ensemble: David Rees-Williams.
    • DePaean.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Scherzo-caprice, Op 25

    Performer: Stephen Coombs. Conductor: Ronald Corp. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
    • Pierne: The Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra: Stephen Coombs, BBCSSO, Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Sea Hawk (Main title; Reunion; Finale)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Gerhardt.
    • Korngold: The Sea Hawk: National Philharmonic Orchestra/Gerhardt.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in A Minor, K.511

    Performer: Richard Goode.
    • Mozart.
    • 7.
  • George Enescu

    Chamber Symphony for 12 instruments, Op 33

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Director: Lawrence Foster.
    • Georges Enesco, Symphonie de chambre op.33, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne...
    • CLAVES.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Romance in F minor, Op.11

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Dvorak Violin Concerto.
    • Ondine.
    • 5.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Il dolce suono (Lucia di Lammermoor)

    Singer: Diana Damrau. Orchestra: Munich Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • ERATO.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Florent Boffard.


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