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Thursday - 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

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane for orchestra (with chorus ad lib) (Op.50)

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Vaughan Williams; Barber; Grainger; Faure; Satie.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon - opera in 3 acts J.306: Act 2 no.10; Geister der Luft, und Erd' und See!

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Singer: William Dazeley. Singer: Hillevi Martinpelto. Singer: Marina Comparato. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Weber: Oberon.
    • Philips.
    • 22.
  • François Couperin

    Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 16, L' Himen-amour

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • François Couperin - Keyboard Music 3.
    • Hyperion.
    • 29.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Aleko - opera in 1 act: no.5; Girls' dance and no.11; Intermezzo

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 etc..
    • EMI.
    • 1-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 140 BWV.140 (Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme): Zion hort.. [chorale]

    Singer: Gerd Türk. Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan. Director: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: Cantatas.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Bartok: The Orchestral Masterpieces.
    • Decca.
    • 17-23.
  • Marcel Tyberg

    Piano Trio in F major: 3rd mvt; Rondo, Allegro con fuoco

    Performer: Michael Ludwig. Performer: Roman Mekinulov. Performer: Ya-Fei Chuang.
    • Tyberg: Symphony No.3; Piano Trio.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto grosso in F major Op.1`1

    Ensemble: Raglan Baroque Players. Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Director: Nicholas Kraemer.
    • Locatelli: 12 Concerti Grossi, op.1.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1-4.
  • Hector Berlioz

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

    Conductor: David Zinman. Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
    • Berlioz: La Marseillaise: Zinman/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
    • Telarc.
    • 7.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Notturno no.6 in G major, H.2.30

    Ensemble: Mozzafiato. Ensemble: L'Archibudelli.
    • Haydn: 8 Notturni for the King of Naples: Mozzafiato, L'Archibudelli.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Romance; Toccata (Six Characteristic Pieces, Op 132)

    Performer: Peter Jacobs.
    • Piano Music of Sir Charles Villiers Stanford Volume 1.
    • Priory.
    • 29-30.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Czech Suite, Op 39 (Furiant)

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Joseph Swensen.
    • Linn.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat mater dolorosa (Stabat mater in F minor)

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Robin Blaze. Ensemble: Florilegium.
    • Pergolesi: Stabat Mater.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98: 3rd movement; Allegro giocoso

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Jurowski conducts Brahms Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4.
    • LPO.
    • 7.
  • John Adams

    The Gospel According the the Other Mary; Now a certain woman named Martha

    Singer: Tamara Mumford. Singer: Daniel Bubeck. Singer: Brian Cummings. Singer: Nathan Medley. Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Suite bergamasque for piano: Passepied

    Performer: Ji Liu.
    • Ji Liu - Piano Reflections.
    • Classic FM.
    • 14.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Concerto no. 2 in F minor Op.21 for piano and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Allegro vivace

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • Frederic Chopin - Piano Concertos.
    • Linn Records.
    • 6.
  • Patrick Thomas Hawes

    To thee all angels

    Singer: Grace Davidson. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Patrick Thomas Hawes.
    • Patrick Hawes - Angel.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Soirees musicales Op.9 for orchestra [after Rossini]

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Rossini; Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque.
    • Decca.
    • 2-6.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)

    Music Arranger: Safri Duo. Performer: Colin Currie. Performer: Sam Walton.
    • 'Striking a Balance'.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Symphony no. 6 (G.508) (Op.12`6) in A major, 1st mvt, Allegro assai

    Orchestra: London Festival Orchestra. Director: Ross Pople.
    • Boccherini Symphonies, London Festival Orchestra, Ross Pople (director).
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op.63’1 in B major

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski.
    • 5456202.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 4.


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