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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Essential Classics Playlist, Walton's Orb and Sceptre, Anoushka Shankar

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

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 key moments in the last century of classical music.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Singer: Christophe Dumaux. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Ruth Almén

    Sonata in B minor Op. 2: i.Non troppo ma agitato

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Neglected Works For Piano.
    • db Productions.
    • 11.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat, Op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 103.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for violin and string orch no. 1 (BWV.1041) in A minor

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • J.S.Bach, Solo & Double Violin Concertos.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Aaron Copland

    Hoe-down (Rodeo - Four Dance Episodes)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid: San Francisco SO, Tilson Thom.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 006.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op.47: III. Andante cantabile

    Ensemble: Pro Arte Piano Quartet.
    • DECCA ELOQUENCE.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux, Premier Concert: II. Allemande. Légèrement

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • François Couperin: Concerts Royaux.
    • Aparté.
    • 102.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux, Premier Concert: III. Sarabande. Mesuré

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • François Couperin: Concerts Royaux.
    • Aparté.
    • 103.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux, Premier Concert: IV. Gavotte

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • François Couperin: Concerts Royaux.
    • Aparté.
    • 104.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux, Premier Concert: V. Gigue. Légèrement

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • François Couperin: Concerts Royaux.
    • Aparté.
    • 105.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux, Premier Concert: VI. Menuet en trio

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • François Couperin: Concerts Royaux.
    • Aparté.
    • 106.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pagodes (Estampes)

    Performer: Monique Haas.
    • WARNER.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia, Op 26

    Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sibelius: Finlandia; London Symphony Orchestra/Rozhdestvensky.
    • Castle.
    • 1.
  • Alessandro Striggio

    Ecce beatam Lucem

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Conductor: Robert Hollingworth.
    • DECCA.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Laura soave (Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Hungarica. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Philharmonia Hungarica/Dorati.
    • Mercury.
    • 5.
  • Jerome Moross

    The Big Country

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra London. Conductor: Jerome Moross.
    • Guild Light Music.
  • Oliver Davis

    Frontiers: I. -

    Conductor: Paul Bateman. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Dance.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 201.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
  • Anoushka Shankar & Manu Delago

    Boat To Nowhere

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Sea and Sinbad's Ship)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade etc: Kirov Orchestra/Gergiev.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Grace Williams

    Sextet for Oboe, Trumpet & Piano Quartet: III. Andante. Tranquillo e semplice

    Ensemble: London Chamber Ensemble.
    • Grace Williams: Chamber Music.
    • Naxos.
    • 203.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Che faro senza Euridice (J'ai perdu mon ...)from Act 3, Scene 1 of Orfeo ed Euridice

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Arias for Guadagni.
    • HYPERION.
    • 18.
  • Edward Elgar

    Falstaff - Symphonic Study Op.68

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Elgar: Falstaff, Orchestral Songs; Grania and Diarmid.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Charles Ives

    The Unanswered Question

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • DG.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in E major, RV271 "L'amoroso"

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • 16-18.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Capriccio in G major H.17.1

    Performer: Shai Wosner.
    • ONYX.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite No.2: II. Alla Hornpipe

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • NAÏVE.

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