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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Peter Moore, Janacek’s Taras Bulba, Tiny Libraries

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein, with today's 'Take Five' guest, trombone player Peter Moore.

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

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Time Traveller – a quirky slice of history.

1050 Cultural inspirations from today's "Take Five" guest, the trombone player Peter Moore.

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

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Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne, Op 78

    Performer: Peter Moore. Performer: James Baillieu.
  • Gerald Finzi

    By footpath and stile: 2) Where the picnic was

    Singer: Marcus Farnsworth. Ensemble: Finzi Quartet.
    • Resonus.
  • Aaron Copland

    Buckaroo Holiday (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland the Populist: Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Marianna Martines

    Cantata: Il primo amore

    Singer: Núria Rial. Ensemble: La Floridiana. Director: Nicoleta Paraschivescu.
  • Leos Janáček

    Taras Bulba

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos: CHSA 5156.
    • Chandos.
    • 013.
  • Clara Schumann

    Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op 16 No 3

    Performer: Hélène Boschi.
    • Clara Schumann Piano Works.
    • 003.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto in B flat major Op.4`6 vers. for harp and orchestra

    Performer: Frances Kelly. Orchestra: Brandenburg Consort. Director: Roy Goodman.
    • Handel organ concertos.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Liszt

    Etudes d'execution transcendante S.139 (Harmonies)

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
    • Transcendental.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion, BWV.244: 68) Chorus - Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder

    Ensemble: La Petite Bande. Director: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • Challenge.
  • Gustav Holst

    Invocation for cello and orchestra, Op 19 No 2

    Performer: Alexander Baillie. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrita.
  • Franz Waxman

    Taras Bulba (The Ride of the Cossacks)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • The Genius of Film Music: Hollywood Blockbusters 1960s–1980s.
    • LPO.
    • 5.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Gallop from The Nose

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Praga.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Street Leading to the Castle (Sinfonietta)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Janacek: Sinfonietta/Taras Bulba: Wiener Philharmoniker/Mackerras.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Tit for Tat (A Song of Enchantment)

    Performer: Benjamin Britten. Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk.
    • Benjamin Britten: Song Cycles.
    • Decca.
    • 29.
  • Edward Elgar

    Minuet - Coda (Severn Suite, Op.87)

    Performer: Williams Fairey Band. Conductor: James Gourlay.
    • Brass from the Masters, Vol. 1.
    • Chandos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in A Minor, K.511

    Performer: Richard Goode.
    • Mozart.
    • 7.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hear my prayer

    Performer: Matthew Halls. Performer: Christopher Hughes. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Singer: Thomas Herford. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Agnus Dei: Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom.
    • Erato.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sospiri, Op 70, for strings, harp and organ

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Elgar: The Music Makers: Short Pieces: BBC Symphony Orchestra / Davis.
    • Teldec.
    • 6.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Introduction and Variations for clarinet and orchestra

    Performer: Martin Frost. Orchestra: Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lan Shui.
    • BIS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in B flat major, D 28 'Sonatensatz'

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • PHILIPS.


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