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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Granados’s Allegro de concierto, Turnage’s Greek, Tim McInnerny

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

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town (Overture)

    Orchestra: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Bernstein: Wonderful Town.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka In A Flat, Op. 17/3

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Chopin: Mazurkas.
    • 004.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for two Violins in C Major: Allegro

    Performer: Thibault Noally. Performer: Claire Sottovia. Ensemble: Les Accents.
    • Bach & Co.
    • Aparté.
    • 12.
  • Heino Eller


    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Music From Estonia.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 007.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de concierto

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Granados: Goyescas: Ohlsson.
    • Hyperion.
  • James Whitbourn

    Alleluia jubilare

    Performer: Henry Parks. Choir: Commotio. Conductor: Matthew Berry.
    • Whitbourn: Luminosity and other choral works.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Edward Elgar

    La Capricieuse, Op.17

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Performer: Enrico Pace.
    • DECCA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in E flat major, K 375 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Consortium Classicum.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian Sketches for orchestra

    Conductor: Adam Fischer. Orchestra: Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar.
    • Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances/Hungarian Sketches etc.: Hungarian State SO/Fischer.
    • Nimbus.
    • 14.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage


    Singer: Quentin Hayes. Singer: Helen Charnock. Singer: Richard Suart. Orchestra: The Greek Ensemble. Conductor: Richard Bernas.
    • Decca.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concert champêtre (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Maggie Cole. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Poulenc: The Concertos for Solo Keyboard: Hickox.
    • Virgin.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O magnum mysterium

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • A Choral Tapestry.
    • 5.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Rhapsody in C major, Op 11 No 3

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Singer: Marc Duguay. Choir: Chœur de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne. Orchestra: Orchestre de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne. Conductor: Jacques Grimbert.
    • Prix de Rome Cantatas.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 9.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major, Op 20 No 4 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Lindsay String Quartet.
    • Haydn: 6 Popular Quartets.
    • ASV.
    • 4.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    Red River: The Red Menace Strikes

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Moscow Symphony Chorus. Conductor: William T. Stromberg.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A major, D.951

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Franz Schubert Piano Duets; Steven Osborne / Paul Lewis.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Michael Tippett

    Deep river (Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time)

    Choir: Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer.
    • Chandos.
  • Nitin Sawhney

    River Pulse

    Performer: Nitin Sawhney. Performer: Ian Burdge. Performer: Pirashanna Thevarajah.
    • Traces of you.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Spring Waters, Op.14 no.11

    Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Performer: Ivari Ilja.
    • Rachmaninov Romances.
    • Ondine.
    • 13.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No 6 in D major, Op 60 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • NAXOS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus (De Torrente)

    Singer: Zsuzsi Tóth. Singer: Caroline Weynants. Ensemble: Vox Luminis. Conductor: Lionel Meunier.
    • Alpha.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Capriccio brillante in B minor, Op 22

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Sancte Deus, sancte fortis

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • A Tudor Collection: The Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
  • Claude Debussy

    Dialogue du vent et de la mer (La Mer)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Debussy: Nocturnes/La Mer/Jeux: Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.


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