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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Mariam Batsashvili, Couperin's Les Barricades Mystérieuses, Moeran in Kerry

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

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 Suzy’s guest is a graduate of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

1110 Essential Five – this week we suggest five essential nocturnes.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Trojan March (Les Troyens, Act 1, No 11)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Berlioz: La Marseillaise: Zinman/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
    • Telarc.
    • 7.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation in D flat major, S.172 no.3

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Septet in E flat major Op.20 (5th mvt)

    Ensemble: Berkeley Ensemble.
    • Beethoven: Septet, Op. 20 & Clarinet Trio, Op. 11.
    • Resonus Classics.
    • 105.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Capriccio in A Minor (Arr. for Violin & Orchestra)

    Performer: Ian van Rensburg. Ensemble: Aarhus Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Jean Thorel.
    • Concertos from 19th-Century Denmark.
    • Dacapo.
    • 301.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Chõro No 1 for guitar

    Performer: Carlos Bonell.
    • The Private Collection: Carlos Bonell.
    • Upbeat Classics.
    • 4.
  • François Couperin

    Les Barricades Mysterieuses

    Performer: Blandine Verlet.
    • ASTREE.
  • François Couperin

    Les Barricades Mysterieuses

    Music Arranger: Thomas Adès. Ensemble: The Composers Ensemble.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sinfonia concertante in B flat major H.1.105 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Bohemian-Danish Folktune

    Music Arranger: Danish String Quartet. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
  • Franz Schubert

    Marche militaire in D major, D.733 no.1

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Schubert: Marches Militaires: Daniel Barenboim/Radu Lupu.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • François Couperin

    Les Barricades Mysterieuses

    Performer: Blandine Verlet.
    • ASTREE.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Now, O now, in this brown land (Seven Poems by James Joyce, No 7)

    Performer: John Talbot. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • CHANDOS.
  • César Franck

    Cello Sonata in A major (4th mvt)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Paris La Belle Epoque.
    • 10.
  • François Couperin

    Les Barricades Mysterieuses

    Music Arranger: Thomas Adès. Ensemble: Composers Ensemble.
    • Ades: America: A Prophecy.
    • 14.
  • Charles Ives

    The Unanswered Question (2 Contemplations)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Collins Classics.
  • Francis Poulenc

    3 Mouvements Perpetuels

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Poulenc: Piano Music.
    • DECCA.
    • 16-18.
  • Julian Joseph

    Carry That Sound

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Wayne Marshall.
    • Spark Catchers.
    • NMC Recordings.
    • 601.
  • Franz Liszt

    Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude (Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S. 173 No. 3)

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
  • Ludwig August Lebrun

    Oboe Concerto no.2 in G minor (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: Potsdam Chamber Academy.
    • Lost and Found.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Träd

    Intermezzo and Shine you no more

    Music Arranger: Fredrik Sjölin. Music Arranger: Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • ECM.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat major, Op.9 no.2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Sub Rosa for viola, cl, d bass, recorder, vibes & pf

    Ensemble: Gavin Bryars Ensemble.
    • ECM.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no.8 in G major Op.88 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Dvorak: Complete Symphonies and Concertos.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The Harmonious Blacksmith (Keyboard Suite no.5 in E major HWV.430)

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock.
    • The Harmonious Blacksmith - Favourite Harpsichord Pieces: Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Perpetuum mobile, Op 257

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (1st mvt)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Motets Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 16.


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