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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Tim McInnerny, Dove’s Airport Suite, Rattle at the CBSO

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein, plus guest Tim McInnerny.

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 actor Tim McInnerny.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words in F sharp minor, Op 19 No 5

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 19: III. Prestissimo scherzando

    Orchestra: Malmö SymfoniOrkester. Conductor: Darrell Ang.
    • Kabalevsky: Works for Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 303.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    9 Sacred Pieces, TH 78: No. 1, Cherubic Hymn No. 1 in F Major

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
    • Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41, TH 75 (Excerpts) & 9 Sacred.
    • Ondine.
    • 201.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No.2

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Eckart Haupt. Performer: Maurice Bourgue. Performer: Thorsten Rosenbusch. Performer: Simon Preston. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Peter Schreier.
    • Philips.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Airport Scenes : Orchestral Suite from "Flight". No 5 : Departures

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Timothy Redmond.
    • Orchid Classics.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, K. 498 "Kegelstatt": III. Rondo. Allegretto

    Performer: Jean Johnson. Performer: Roeland Jagers. Performer: Ilona Timchenko.
    • Metamorphoses.
    • MMC Recordings.
    • 303.
  • Arnold Bax

    Dance in the Sun (4 Orchestral sketches)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for soprano and eight cellos

    Singer: Juliane Banse. Ensemble: Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Warner.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade in G minor, Op 23 No 1

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud: Chopin; Journal Intime.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 6, 3rd mvmt

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 2 'Resurrection' 1st mvmt

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Warner.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 2 'Resurrection' Mit Aufschwung aber nicht eilen

    Singer: Arleen Augér. Singer: Janet Baker. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Warner.
  • Ferenc Farkas

    Five Ancient Hungarian Dances for wind quintet

    Ensemble: Adelphi Saxophone Quartet.
    • Simply Four Saxophones: Adelphi Saxophone Quartet.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 20-23.
  • William Cornysh

    Ah Robin

    Music Arranger: Roderick Williams. Choir: The SDASA Chorale. Ensemble: I Fagiolini.
    • Simunye.
    • Detour.
    • 2.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Airport Scenes : Orchestral Suite from "Flight". No 5 : Departures

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Timothy Redmond.
    • Orchid Classics.
  • John Adams

    News has a kind of mystery (Nixon in China)

    Singer: James Maddelena. Singer: Sanford Sylvan. Singer: Thomas Hammons. Orchestra: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Conductor: Edo de Waart.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
  • Michael Torke

    Javelin

    Conductor: Yoel Levi. Orchestra: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
    • Michael Torke: Three: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
    • Ecstatic Records.
    • 1.
  • Diego Ortiz

    Recercadas on 'Tenores italianos'

    Ensemble: La Ritirata. Director: Josetxu Obregón.
    • Andrea Falconieri: Il Spiritillo Brando.
    • Glossa.
  • Philip Glass

    Symphony No. 4, 'Heroes'

    Orchestra: Basel Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies.
    • Orange Mountain.
  • Dorothy Howell

    Piano Concerto in D minor

    Performer: Danny Driver. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • The Romantic Piano Concerto 70 - Beach, Chaminade & Howell.
    • Hyperion.
    • 001.
  • Agustín Barrios Mangoré

    Choro da saudade

    Performer: Celil Refik Kaya.
    • Barrios Mangoré: Guitar Music, Vol. 5.
    • Naxos.
    • 701.
  • John Blow

    Venus and Adonis (Act 3: conclusion)

    Singer: Rosemary Joshua. Choir: Clare College Chapel Choir. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G major, Op 77 No 1 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Lindsay McPhail

    San

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
    • The Jazz Album: London Sinfonietta/Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Michael Abels

    Winged Creatures

    Performer: Anthony McGill. Performer: Demarre McGill. Orchestra: Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Allen Tinkham.
    • Winged Creatures.
    • Cedille.
    • 101.

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