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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Liquid Air, Tchaikovsky's Pas de Deux, Sally Phillips

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music. With guest, actress and comedian Sally Phillips.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

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1050 Cultural inspirations from actress and comedian Sally Phillips.

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Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    La clemenza di Tito (Overture)

    Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Orchestra: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra/Alessandrini.
    • Naive.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Deuxième Valse oublieé, S 215/2

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Imogen Cooper Plays Liszt and Wagner.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Lassie, wad ye loe me?

    Choir: Elysian Singers. Conductor: Sam Laughton.
    • MacMillan: One Equal Music.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 8.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Une barque sur l'océan (Miroirs)

    Orchestra: Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine.
    • Ravel: Bolero etc: Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg/Krivine/Deshayes.
    • ZIG ZAG TERRITOIRES.
    • 6.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Cantabile for violin and guitar, Op 17

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Pas de deux)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • James Whitbourn

    Lux in tenebris (Luminosity)

    Performer: Levine Andrade. Performer: Henry Parks. Performer: Andrew Ker. Performer: Steffan Jones. Choir: Commotio. Conductor: Matthew Berry.
    • Whitbourn: Luminosity and other choral works.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Adagio (from Oboe Concerto in D Minor)

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Music Arranger: John Harle. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Balcombe.
    • Decca.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in C sharp minor Op.26 No.1

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska.
    • Atma.
  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'enfants (Petite Suite) for orchestra

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 49 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Trios, Opp. 49 & 66: Perlman : Ma : Ax.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (1st mvt)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Milos Karadaglic - Aranjuez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Richard Strauss

    Schlagobers - ballet in 2 acts (Op.70), Schlagobers-Walzer

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Strauss: Schlagobers, Munchen: Detroit SO/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sugar Rum Cherry

    Music Arranger: Duke Ellington. Ensemble: Duke Ellington Orchestra.
    • Duke Ellington The Nutcracker Suite.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird (Final section)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stravinsky: The Firebird.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Edna Bentz Woods

    Valse Phantastique

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • HYPERION.
  • Don Macdonald

    When the Earth Stands Still

    Ensemble: Papagena.
    • SOMM.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pines of Rome (The Pines of the Appian Way)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Edo de Waart.
    • Great Orchestral Showpieces, Vol.1.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Parthia in B flat major for wind ensemble

    Ensemble: Consortium Classicum.
    • TELDEC.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Dvorak: Symphony No. 5, Scherzo Capriccioso etc..
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptus D.935: No.4 in F minor

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony No 1 op. 55: Adagio

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: Berlin Staatskapelle.
    • Decca.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (L'incoronazione di Poppea)

    Singer: Sylvia McNair. Singer: Dana Hanchard. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D major K.382 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • SONY.

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