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Wednesday - 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

Wed 19 Feb 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dances - series 1 (Op.46) orch. composer, no.5 in A major

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Decca.
    • 460 293 2.
    • 5.
  • Sergei Rachmaninov

    Suite for 2 pianos no. 2 (Op.17), Romance

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Philips.
    • 411 034 2.
    • 1.
  • Regino Sainz de la Maza

    Zapateado for guitar

    Performer: Sharon Isbin.
    • Road to the Sun: Latin Romances for Guitar: Sharon Isbin.
    • Vring Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust (Cantata No 170)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Bach: Cantatas for alto (BWV 170, 54, 35): Scholl/Collegium Vocale/Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - suite (Op.71a), no.3; Waltz of the flowers

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet suites: Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 19.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Partners in Time: Tamsin Little/John Lenehan.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Frederick Delius

    On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Delius: Orchestral Works: London Philharmonic Orchestra/Handley.
    • 2.
  • Trad.

    I have a bonnet trimmed with blue, arranged Hughes

    Performer: Kathleen Ferrier. Performer: Phyllis Spurr.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.111081.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Eduard Brunner. Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Mozart/Weber: Clarinet Quartets: Hagen Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Symphonic Dance No 3, Op 64

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Grieg: Complete Music with Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Hugh Roberton

    All in the April evening - partsong for 4 voices

    Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Michael C. Brewer.
    • All in the April Evening.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Nicola Matteis

    Ground after the Scotch humour

    Performer: Pamela Thorby. Ensemble: Palladian Ensemble.
    • An Excess of Pleasure & The Winged Lion: Palladian Ensemble.
    • Linn.
    • 23.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Papillon for cello and piano, Op 77

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Performer: Cécile Licad.
    • Faure: Cello Sonatas: Alban Gerhardt/Cecile Licad.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (Overture)

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • G.F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra: September

    Singer: Leontyne Price. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf.
    • Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra; Vier letzte Lieder; Die Frau ohne Schatten: A.
    • RCA.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    6 Moments musicaux for piano (D.780), no.5 in F minor

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Ottavo.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moments musicaux, D 780 (No 6 in A flat major)

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Ottavo.
    • 6.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Fandango (4th mvt from Quintet No. 4 (G.448) in D major)

    Performer: Giangiacomo Pinardi. Ensemble: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • Boccherini: Quintets: Europa Galante.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No 118, 'O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht'

    Composer: Peter Downey. Performer: Timothy Byram-Wigfield. Performer: Hilary Brooks. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Ensemble: Baroque Brass of London. Conductor: Martin Neary.
    • Croft: The Burial Service: Winchester Cathedral Choir/Neary.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas, Op 95

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Mendelssohn: Overtures: Kurt Masur.
    • Berlin Classics.
  • John Dowland

    The Frog Galliard

    Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • The Art of the Lute - Paul O'Dette.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 5.
  • George Butterworth

    2 English idylls for orchestra, no.1;

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • Colertidge Taylor/Butterworth/MacCunn: RLPO/Grant Llewellyn.
    • Argo.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    Concert Study No 1, Op 40 (Prelude)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Kapustin: Piano music: Marc-Andre Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Les Sylphides, Op 18 (Finale)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Offenbach/Chopin/Delibes: Gaite Parisienne: Berliner Philharmoniker/Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 25.


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