iPlayer Radio What's New?
Listen
Playing: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.1 (Op.23) in B flat minor by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Image for Jan Ravens

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Jan Ravens

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 January 2013

Actress and impressionist Jan Ravens's musical "impressions", from comedy parodies to cunning disguises, impressionist art and evocations of far away places. Music includes new recordings of piano pieces by Peter Warlock and works by Debussy, Beethoven, Hindemith, Stravinsky, Delius, Saint-Saens, Honegger and...Dudley Moore.

Music Played

36 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Peter Warlock
    00:00

    Peter Warlock Beethoven's binge, arr. Fred Tomlinson for piano duet [from '4 Codpieces']

    Performer: David QUIGLEY - Piano Performer: Jeremy YOUNG - Piano

    BBC recording

  • Image for Dudley Moore
    00:01

    Dudley Moore And the same to you

    Performer: Dudley MOORE - Piano

    EMI 7243 8 36089 2

  • Image for Dudley Moore
    00:05

    Dudley Moore Little Miss Britten for voice and piano ['Little Miss Muffet' set in the style of Britten]

    Performer: Dudley MOORE - Piano

    EMI 7243 8 36089 2

  • Image for Victor HELY-HUTCHINSON
    00:06

    Victor HELY-HUTCHINSON Old Mother Hubbard [in the manner of Handel] for voice and piano

    Performer: Exultate Singers

    EXULTATE EX 105

  • Image for Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer
    00:09

    Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer Concerto armonico no. 1 in G major for 4 violins, viola and continuo [formerly attrib. Per

    Performer: Roy GOODMAN - Violin Performer: Brandenburg Consort

    HYPERION CDA-66670

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    00:20

    Igor Stravinsky Pulcinella - suite: no.1; Movements 1-3

    Conductor: Leonard BERNSTEIN Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG 415 127-2

  • Image for Chick Corea
    00:22

    Chick Corea Mozart Goes Dancing

    Performer: Chick Corea - Piano Performer: Gary BURTON - Vibraphone Performer: Harlem String Quartet

    CONCORD JAZZ 7233363

  • Image for Maurice Ravel
    00:30

    Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel - A la manière de Borodine; A la maniere de Chabrier - 2 pieces for piano

    Performer: Pascal ROGE - Piano

    DECCA 440-836-2, 2-12

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier
    00:33

    Emmanuel Chabrier Espana - rhapsody

    Conductor: Ernest ANSERMET Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra

    DECCA 417 691-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:40

    Claude Debussy Preludes - book 1: no.10; La Cathedrale engloutie

    Performer: Noriko OGAWA - Piano

    BIS CD 1955/56

  • Image for Charles Tomlinson Griffes
    00:47

    Charles Tomlinson Griffes 3 Tone pictures Op.5 vers. for chamber ensemble

    Conductor: Jo Ann FALLETTA Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

    NAXOS 8.559164

  • Image for Frederick Delius
    00:55

    Frederick Delius On hearing the first cuckoo in spring RT.6.19 for orchestra

    Conductor: John BARBIROLLI Performer: Halle Orchestra

    EMI CMS5 65119-2

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns
    01:03

    Camille Saint-Saëns Le Carnaval des animaux: Elephant; Kangaroos; Donkeys; Aquarium; Finale

    Performer: London Sinfonietta

    LONDON 414 460-2

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    01:09

    Ludwig van Beethoven Overture 'Leonore' no.3 (Op.72b)

    Conductor: Otto KLEMPERER Performer: Covent Garden Orchestra

    TESTAMENT SBT2 1328

  • Image for Laurie Johnson
    01:15

    Laurie Johnson Three Paintings by Lautrec

    Conductor: Laurie JOHNSON Performer: The Band of HM Coldstream Guards Performer: The London Brass Chorale

    UNICORN KANCHANA UKCD 2057

  • Image for Arthur Honegger
    01:24

    Arthur Honegger Pacific 231 - mouvement symphonique no. 1

    Conductor: Leonard BERNSTEIN Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    SONY SMK-60695

  • Image for Paul Hindemith
    01:30

    Paul Hindemith The Overture to 'The Flying Dutchman' as sight-read by a bad spa band at 7 a.m. at the spr

    Performer: Buchberger String Quartet

    WERGO 6197-2

  • Image for Peter Warlock
    01:38

    Peter Warlock The Old codger, arr. Fred Tomlinson for piano duet [from '4 Codpieces' for piano]

    Performer: David QUIGLEY - Piano Performer: Jeremy YOUNG - Piano

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Peter Warlock
    00:00

    Peter Warlock Beethoven's binge, arr. Fred Tomlinson for piano duet [from '4 Codpieces']

  • Image for Dudley Moore
    00:02

    Dudley Moore And The Same To You

  • Image for Dudley Moore
    00:07

    Dudley Moore Little Miss Britten for voice and piano

  • Image for Victor Hely-Hutchinson
    00:09

    Victor Hely-Hutchinson Old Mother Hubbard [in the manner of Handel] for voice and piano

  • Image for Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer
    00:13

    Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer Concerto armonico no. 1 in G major for 4 violins, viola and continuo

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky
    00:23

    Igor Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite (Movements 1-3)

  • Image for Chick Corea
    00:33

    Chick Corea Mozart Goes Dancing

  • Image for Maurice Ravel
    00:41

    Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel - A la maniere de Borodin; A la maniere de Chabrier

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier
    00:45

    Emmanuel Chabrier Espana - rhapsody

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:53

    Claude Debussy Preludes - Book 1: No.10; La Cathedrale engloutie

  • Image for Charles Tomlinson Griffes
    01:00

    Charles Tomlinson Griffes 3 Tone pictures Op.5, version for chamber ensemble

  • Image for Frederick Delius
    01:09

    Frederick Delius On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring RT.6.19 for orchestra

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns
    01:15

    Camille Saint-Saëns Le Carnaval des animaux: Elephant; Kangaroos; Donkeys; Aquarium; Finale

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    01:23

    Ludwig van Beethoven Overture 'Leonore' no.3 (Op.72b)

  • Image for Laurie Johnson
    01:30

    Laurie Johnson Three Paintings by Lautrec

  • Image for Arthur Honegger
    01:40

    Arthur Honegger Pacific 231 - mouvement symphonique no. 1

  • Image for Paul Hindemith
    01:47

    Paul Hindemith The Overture to 'The Flying Dutchman' as sight-read by a bad spa band at 7 a.m.

  • Image for Peter Warlock
    01:55

    Peter Warlock The Old codger, arr. Fred Tomlinson for piano duet from '4 Codpieces' for piano

Broadcasts

Podcast

  1. Image for Saturday Classics

    Saturday Classics

    Radio 3 unique platform for a weekly “guest” presenter to introduce a personal selection of…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss