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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Svendsen's Carnival in Paris, Don Paterson, Mendelssohn in Manchester

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein. Plus inspirations from poet Don Paterson.

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

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

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the poet Don Paterson.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Studt.
    • Naxos.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Griselda, Op. 114, Atto Terzo, Scena 10 & 11: Quartetto. Non fu mai colpa amor (

    Performer: Dorothea Röschmann. Performer: Bernarda Fink. Performer: Lawrence Zazzo. Performer: Veronica Cangemi. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Scarlatti: Griselda, Op. 114.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 311.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • LINN.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Concerto piccolo über B-A-C-H

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • BIS.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Carnival in Paris, Episode for Orchestra in E Major, Op. 9

    Conductor: Ole Kristian Ruud.
    • The Sound of Scandinavia.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 201.
  • Franz Schubert

    An der Mond D.259

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
  • William Byrd

    Browning, 'The leaves be green' à 5

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.104 in D 'London' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • Haydn Edition.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 8.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Dance in the Ballroom (Rusalka)

    Music Arranger: Hans-Joachim Drechsler. Ensemble: 10forBrass.
    • Opera.
    • Genuin.
    • 5.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Das Jahr: Juli

    Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • SONY.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Organ Sonata in C minor, Op 65 No 2

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • ARGO.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • BMG.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La vie parisienne (Overture)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Strauss I

    Der Carneval in Paris

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • New Year's Concert 2010.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79 No.2

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • SONY.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Der Schauspieldirektor, K486: Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • TELDEC.
  • Suor Leonora d'Este

    Haec dies quam fecit Dominus

    Choir: Musica Secreta. Choir: Celestial Sirens. Director: Laurie Stras. Director: Deborah Roberts.
    • Lucrezia Borgia's Daughter.
    • 3.
  • Aaron Copland

    El salón México

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • DECCA.
  • Traditional Peruvian

    Cachua Serranita (Instrumental)

    Orchestra: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Bailar Cantando.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 20.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in G major, Op 51 No 2

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Beethoven: Eroica Variations, Fur Elise: Louis Lortie.
    • Chandos.
    • 26.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O sacrum convivium

    Choir: Det Norske Solistkor. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 7 after J.S. Bach's cantatas

    Music Arranger: Bruce Haynes. Ensemble: Montreal Baroque. Director: Eric Milnes.
    • ATMA.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Tarantella (Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 17)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Rachmaninov, Ravel, Lotslawski: Music for Two Pianos: Martha Argerich & Nelson F.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert Waltz No 1 in D major for orchestra, Op 47

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Golovschin.
    • The Best of Glazunov.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major for 6 instruments and orchestra, RV 574

    Performer: Adrian Chandler. Ensemble: La Serenissima.
    • Avie : AV2392.
    • Avie.
    • 1.


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