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Monday with Suzy Klein - Lily Cole, Gershwin's Promenade, the Atlantic cable

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein, with guest, the actress and model Lily Cole.

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 history.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the actress and model Lily Cole.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Michael Torke

    An Italian Straw Hat; Act 1, Opening scene; horse duet

    Orchestra: National Ballet of Canada Orchestra. Conductor: Ormsby Wilkins.
    • An Italian Straw Hat.
    • Ecstatic Records.
  • Sigfrid Karg-Elert

    Arabesque No 1 in G flat major, Op 5, 'Filigran'

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Hyperion.
  • Arnold Bax

    Four Orchestral Sketches (Dance in the Sun)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Bax: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise Brillante No.1 in D major, Op. 4

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Peter Limonov.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alessandro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
  • George Gershwin

    Walking the Dog (Shall we Dance)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Gershwin: The 1920s & 1930s: Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 8.
  • Graeme Koehne

    The Persistence of Memory

    Performer: David Nuttall. Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Mills.
    • ABC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in B flat major, Op 97, 'Archduke' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
    • Beethoven: Piano Trios Op.70 No.2 and Op.97.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Bottesini

    Duetto for clarinet, double bass and orchestra

    Performer: Thomas Martin. Performer: Emma Johnson. Performer: José‐Luis García. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Giovanni Bottesini - A Showcase - Thomas Martin/Emma Johnson/ Jose-Luis Garcia/.
    • ASV.
    • 3.
  • George Gershwin

    Walking the Dog (Shall we Dance)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Gershwin: The 1920s & 1930s: Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 7 after J.S. Bach's cantatas

    Music Arranger: Bruce Haynes. Ensemble: Montreal Baroque. Director: Eric Milnes.
    • ATMA.
  • Ernst Bacon

    Ford's Theatre: A few glimpses of Easter Week, 1865 - Preamble

    Orchestra: Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • NAXOS.
  • Ernst Bacon

    The Telegraph Fugue (Ford's Theatre - A Few Glimpses of Easter Week 1865)

    Orchestra: Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • NAXOS.
  • César Franck

    Symphony in D minor (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Cesar Franck: Symphony / Psyche / Les Djinns.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Enigma Variations, Op 36 (Variation 11, 'G.R.S')

    Conductor: John Barbirolli. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sir John Barbirolli.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 13.
  • Ferde Grofé

    Grand Canyon Suite: III. On the Trail

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Copland, A.: Hoe Down / An Outdoor Overture / Billy the Kid Suite / Grofe, F.: O.
    • Delos.
    • 201.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Murder on the Orient Express (Waltz)

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • 100 Greatest Film Themes, Take 3.
    • Silva Screen.
    • 11.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances arr Szekely

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Andrew Armstrong. Music Arranger: Zoltán Székely.
    • Bartok: Works for Violin and Piano.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 24-29.
  • Patrick Doyle

    Potter Waltz (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Shearman.
    • WARNER.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to Music for 16 solo voices and orchestra

    Conductor: Matthew Best. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 30 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
    • ASV.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op.102; Vivace

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Performer: Jian Wang. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O sacrum convivium

    Conductor: Jaan-Eik Tulve. Choir: Vox Clamantis.
    • Sacrum convivium.
    • Mirare.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Die Schone Melusine - overture (Op.32)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • ELATUS.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    Pastoral, Op 40 No 6 (Eight Concert Etudes)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
  • Louis Vierne

    Pieces de fantaisie - suite no. 3 Op.54 for organ: Carillon de Westminster

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • NAÏVE.


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