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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein - Andre Previn, Maxine Peake, Butterworth's Banks of Green Willow

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, Maxine Peake.

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 actress Maxine Peake

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

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Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Curtain Tune (From Timon of Athens)

    Music Arranger: Barokksolistene. Performer: Bjarte Eike. Ensemble: Barokksolistene.
    • The Alehouse Sessions.
    • RUBICON.
    • 102.
  • Erik Satie

    Je te veux

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • ERATO.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3: IV. Presto

    Ensemble: Calder Quartet.
    • Beethoven & Hillborg: Chamber Works.
    • PENTATONE.
    • 104.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Nisi Dominus HWV 238

    Singer: Diana Montague. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Simon Birchall. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Orchestra: Orchestra of Westminster Abbey. Director: Simon Preston.
    • Archiv.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Butterworth/Delius: English Rhapsody: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Canzonetta, Op 19

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • Chandos.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Islamey orch Lyapunov

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Tchaikovksy:1812 / Borodin: Polovtsian Dances / Balakirev: Islamey : Esa-Pekka S.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major, K 132

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 6.
  • Othmar Schoeck

    Suite in A-Flat Major, Op. 59: III. Tempo di marcia. Allegro

    Orchestra: I Tempi. Conductor: Gevorg Gharabekyan.
    • Schoeck: Summer Night.
    • Genuin.
    • 103.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Butterworth/Delius: English Rhapsody: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Scott Joplin

    The Easy Winners arr Perlman

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: André Previn.
    • Joplin: The Easy Winner & Other Rag-Time Music: Itzhak Perlman.
    • EMI Classics.
  • André Previn

    Signature tune (Andre Previn's Music Night)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • EMI.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No 2, 2nd mvmt

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • TELARC.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Symphony No 2, 'London' 2nd mvmt

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • TELARC.
  • George Gershwin

    They can't take that away from me

    Performer: André Previn. Singer: Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Pablo Records.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto, 1st mvmt

    Performer: Radu Lupu. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DECCA.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Ronald Janezic. Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • DG.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si dolce è il tormento

    Singer: Arianna Savall. Singer: Petter Udland Johansen. Ensemble: Hirundo Maris.
    • Carpe Diem Records: 16307.
    • Carpe Diem Records.
    • 8.
  • Gerald Finzi

    A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Introit - The Music of Gerald Finzi.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Midsummer Night's Dream: I know a bank

    Performer: Kenneth Weiss. Singer: James Bowman.
    • Satorino.
  • John Ireland

    A Downland Suite (Minuet)

    Music Arranger: John Ireland. Music Arranger: Geoffrey Bush. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Ireland: A Downland Suite etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Flute Sonata in D Major, Op. 94: II. Scherzo: Presto

    Performer: Stefan Hoskuldsson. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • Solitude.
    • Delos.
    • 402.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo ed Euridice : What is life to me without thee? (Che farò

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Kathleen Ferrier.
    • Kathleen Ferrier - The Complete EMI Recordings.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 101.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Orfeo.
  • Vítězslava Kaprálová

    April Preludes, Op 13 (Nos 3 and 4)

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • dB Productions dBCD170.
    • dB Productions.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for oboe and strings in F major, K.370 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Kristina Blaumane.
    • BIS.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Sarabande (Solitaire)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold.
    • Lyrita.
  • Claude Debussy

    2 Arabesques (No 2)

    Orchestrator: Henri Mouton. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • Debussy Engulfed Cathedral and other works.
    • CALA.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010: Gigue

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Six Evolutions.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6.
  • Morton Gould

    Cowboy Rhapsody

    Orchestra: Sinfonia Varsovia. Conductor: Ian Hobson.
    • TROY.

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