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Monday - Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including your requests for works by neglected composers, amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Feb 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide - comic operetta in 2 acts, Overture

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Pops around the world: John Williams and the Boston Pops.
    • Philips.
    • 7.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le rouet d'Omphale

    Performer: Maya Iwabuchi. Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Saint-Saens: Neeme Jarvi conducts.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio in G major, H XV 25, 'Gypsy' (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Kungsbacka Trio.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios Hob XV 24, 25, 26 and 31.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kyrie (Lutheran Mass in A major, BWV 234)

    Performer: Francis Jacob. Conductor: Philippe Pierlot. Singer: Katharine Fuge. Singer: Carlos Mena. Singer: Jan Kobow. Singer: Stephan MacLeod. Orchestra: Ricercar Consort.
    • Mirare.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Lullaby (Sleep On for cello and piano)

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Music to Hear.
    • Black Box.
    • 6.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Book 1 for piano (El Puerto)

    Performer: Artur Pizarro.
    • Artur Pizarro: Enrique Granados - Goyescas; Isaac Albeniz - Iberia.
    • Linn Records.
    • 8.
  • Giuseppe Martucci

    Tarantella, Op 44 No 6

    Orchestra: Orchestra sinfonica di Roma. Conductor: Francesco La Vecchia.
    • Martucci: Complete Orchestral Music 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ellens Gesang 3, D 839 (Ave Maria)

    Performer: Geoffrey Parsons. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • Schubert: Lieder: Barbara Bonney, Geoffrey Parsons.
    • Teldec.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Sonata no. 4 in E minor Op.27`4 for violin solo: 3rd movement; Finale

    Performer: Tai Murray.
    • Ysaye: Six Sonatas for Solo Violin Op.27.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU 907569.
    • 12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 4 in D major, K 19 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jeffrey Tate.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Phaëton (Act 1: Chaconne)

    Ensemble: Café Zimmermann.
    • Les Grandes Eaux Musicalles de Versailles.
    • Alpha.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mars, the Bringer of War (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Holst: The Planets; Asteroids.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Italian Concerto, BWV971

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • J.S.Bach: Italian Concerto & French Overture: Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Vexilla regis

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Bruckner: Mass in E minor/Motets: Polyphony/Britten Sinfonia/Layton.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Vladimir Horowitz

    Carmen Variations

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • BBC recording.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos Lewis - Belohlavek.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Miniatures [Drobnosti] Op.75a for 2 violins and viola: no.1; Cavatina [Moderato]

    Ensemble: Members of the Zemlinsky Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartet - No.8 Op.80, Miniatures B.149; Cypresses B.152..
    • Praga.
    • PRD250303.
    • 5.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Requiem; 4th mvt; Sanctus, Benedictus

    Choir: Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Verdi: Messa Da Requiem. Pappano.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata in E flat major Op.120`2..: 2nd mvt; Allegro appassionato - sostenuto..

    Performer: Lise Berthaud. Performer: Adam Laloum.
    • Schumann; Schubert; Brahms.
    • APARTE.
    • AP069.
    • 9.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon a 4

    Director: Philip Pickett. Ensemble: London Brass.
    • Gabrieli: In Venice: London Brass.
    • Apex.
    • 0927408232.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite no. 1 in A major HWV.426 for keyboard - 1720: Gigue

    Performer: Richard Egarr.
    • Handel: 8 'Great' Suites for Keyboard.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op 34 No 14

    Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
    • Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Orchestral Works: Sydney SO, Ashkenazy.
    • Exton.
  • Malcolm Williamson

    Tarantella (Sinfonietta)

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Williamson: Orchestral Works, Volume 1.
    • Chandos.
    • 13.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F major, Op 15 No 1

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Nelson Freire: Chopin, The Nocturnes.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina burana - cantiones profanae, Part 1; Fortuna, imperatrix mundi

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus.
    • Carl Orff: Carmina Burana: London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
    • Chandos.
    • 1-2.


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