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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Franck's Violin Sonata, Boulez's Le Marteau sans maitre, Martha Lane Fox

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

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Much Ado about Nothing Suite, Op 11 (Hornpipe)

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Korngold: Orchestral Works: London Symphony Orchestra/Previn.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25: iv) Rondo alla Zingarese

    Ensemble: Skride Piano Quartet.
    • Orfeo.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski. Orchestra: Sinfonia Varsovia.
  • George Frideric Handel

    My heart is inditing, HWV 261

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Handel: Coronation Anthems: Choir of King's college, Cleobury.
    • EMI Classics.
  • César Franck

    Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Major, FW 8: IV. Allegro poco mosso

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Cesar Franck: Sonata for Piano and Violin - Ernest Chausson: Concert.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 104.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Cello Concerto (Longing)

    Performer: Kristina Blaumane. Orchestra: Lietuvos kamerinis orkestras. Conductor: Maxim Rysanov.
    • String Paths.
    • 003.
  • William Walton

    The First Shoot arr for brass band

    Ensemble: London Collegiate Brass. Conductor: James Stobart.
    • Walton/Tippett/Britten/Ireland: London Collegiate Brass/Stobart.
    • CRD.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in C major, K 465, 'Dissonance' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Heutling Quartet.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op 64 No 3

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Chopin: Valses - Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Le marteau sans maître - 1. Avant l'Artisanat furieux. Rapide

    Orchestra: Ensemble Intercontemporian. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Le marteau sans maître - 3. L'Artisanat furieux. Modéré sans rigueur

    Orchestra: Ensemble Intercontemporian. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Le marteau sans maître - 6. Bourreaux de solitude. Assez lent

    Orchestra: Ensemble Intercontemporian. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1 in D major, 'Titan' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • Mahler: Symphony no.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 2.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Fidicinium sacro-profanum (Sonata No 10 in E major)

    Ensemble: Purcell Quartet.
    • Biber: Sacro-Profanum: The Purcell Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried Idyll

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchesra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Three-Part Invention in E minor, BWV 793

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • Bach: Two and Three part inventions: The Glenn Gould Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 16.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream transc for piano

    Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov. Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata no.2/Preludes: Simon Trpceski.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Sonata for cello solo, Op 8 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • Zoltan Kodaly, Sonata for solo cello: Clein / Drake.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G major, BWV 1049 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jeanne Lamon. Performer: Marion Verbruggen. Performer: Alison Melville. Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Director: Jeanne Lamon.
    • J.S. Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos; Tafelmusik, Lamon.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Leonard Bernstein


    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Naxos.
  • Max Bruch

    Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra in E minor, Op 88

    Performer: Paul Meyer. Performer: Gérard Caussé. Orchestra: Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
    • Bruch - works for clarinet and viola.
    • ERATO.
    • 001.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 39 in D major, H XVI 24

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Volume 1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Concert en sextuor No 4 in B flat major

    Orchestra: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Rameau: Six Concerts en Sextuor: Les Talens Lyriques/Rousset.
    • Decca.
    • 11-13.


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