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Wednesday with Suzy Klein - Martha Lane Fox, Beethoven's Waldstein Sonata, Tippett's Midsummer Marriage

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus guest Martha Lane Fox.

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 entrepreneur, philanthropist and Chancellor of the Open University, Martha Lane Fox.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Danzón cubano

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Aaron Copland: The World of Aaron Copland.
    • Decca.
    • 18.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Jubilate Deo

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Orchestra: La Nuova Musica. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • The Sacred Flame: The Cambridge Singers / Rutter.
    • Collegium.
    • 1.
  • Percy Grainger

    Ramble on Love (after the Love Duet from Richard Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier')

    Performer: Moye Chen.
    • DG.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ch'io mi scordi di te? - recitative and rondo for soprano, piano & orch (K.505)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Singer: Christiane Karg.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet in F major, D 803 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Octet.
    • Schubert: Octet.
    • Nimbus.
    • 3.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Twelve Variations on Folie d'espagne

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    I vespri siciliani: La primavera

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
    • Decca.
  • Henri Vieuxtemps

    Violin Concerto No 4 in D minor, Op 31 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Viviane Hagner. Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Vieuxtemps - Violin Concertos 4 and 5.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon vigesima settima à 8

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Director: Philip Jones.
    • Decca.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in A major, Op 118 No 2

    Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Fur Elise, Piano Music by Beethoven, Chopin, etc.: Ashkenezy etc..
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Michael Tippett

    Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Michael Tippett

    The Midsummer Marriage (excerpts)

    Singer: Joan Carlyle. Singer: Raimund Herincx. Singer: Helen Watts. Singer: Elizabeth Harwood. Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • The Midsummer Marriage.
    • Lyrita.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances Op. 45 (No. 1)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Rachmaninov: The Bells, Symphonic Dances.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 005.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Septet in E flat major, Op 120 (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Octet.
    • NIMBUS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Leiermann (Winterreise)

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Matthias Goerne.
    • HYPERION.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 57 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Igor Uryash. Ensemble: St. Petersburg String Quartet.
    • Shostakovich: String Quartet no.1, Piano Trio no.2, Piano Quintet: Igor Uryash.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Gasparo Zanetti

    Il Cerferino [Il Scolaro, 1645]: Dances

    Ensemble: The King’s Noyse. Director: David Douglas.
    • Pavaniglia.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 4.
  • John Foulds

    Oriental Nocturne 'Arabian Night'

    Performer: Cynthia Fleming. Performer: Katharine Wood. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • J Foulds, Keltic Suite: BBC Concert Orchestra/Corp.
    • Epoch.
    • 11.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Keyboard Sonata No 90 in F sharp minor

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's Spanish Album.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op.131

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • ONDINE.
  • Clara Schumann

    Ihr Bildnis

    Performer: Eugene Asti. Singer: Stefan Loges.
    • Hyperion.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet Op. 20 No. 4 in D major (final movement)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op. 20.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Anonymous

    El cant dels ocells

    Performer: Pedro Memelsdorff. Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King. Performer: Rolf Lislevand. Performer: Jordi Savall.
    • ASTREE AUVIDIS.
  • Louis Spohr

    Nonet in F major, Op 31

    Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin.
    • DG.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Oceanides Op.73

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Sibelius: Orchestral Songs, etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 14.

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