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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

  • Émile Waldteufel

    Amour et printemps - waltz

    Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg. Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer.
    • Waldteufel: Waltzes and Polkas.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Berceuse, Op 16 arr for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: James Levine.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite for jazz band no. 1 [1934], Waltz

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Shostakovich: The Jazz Album - Brautigam, Masseurs.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Die Katze lässt das Mausen nicht (Cantata No 211)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Singer: David Thomas. Director: Christopher Hogwood. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • J.S. Bach: Coffee and Peasant Cantatas.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    6 Polish songs (S.480) transc. for piano, no.2; Fruhling [Wiosna]

    Transcriber: Franz Liszt. Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • Liszt: The complete music for solo piano - Volume 5: Leslie Howard.
    • Hyperion.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in E flat major, Op 71 No 3 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op 71: Takacs Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 16 in D major K 451: 3rd movement - Rondo: Allgro di molto

    Performer: Robert Levin. Performer: Robert Levin. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • 458 285-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 6.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Automne, Op 35 No 2

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's French Album.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Trio in G major Op.1`2 for piano and strings: 4th movement; Finale (Presto)

    Ensemble: Vienna Piano Trio.
    • Beethoven: Piano Trios Op.1, Nos. 2 and 3.
    • Nimbus Records.
    • 4.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Sarabande et rigaudon, Op 93 (Rigaudon)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • SAINT-SAENS: Volume 1.
    • CALA.
    • 6.
  • Roger Quilter

    Where the rainbow ends - suite from the incidental music, no.3; Fairy frolic

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • English Miniatures: Hickox.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Thomas Morley

    Now is the month of maying à 5

    Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • Collegium.
  • Thomas Morley

    My bonny lasse shee smyleth

    Music Arranger: Mark Kroll. Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • Canadian Brass: English Renaissance Music.
    • CBS.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Symphony No 1 in D major (1st mvt)

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
    • Gounod/Bizet: Symphony no.1/L'Arlesienne: St Paul Chamber Orch/Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    5 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano (Op.3): no.2; Prelude in C sharp minor

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Rachmaninov: Preludes Moments musicaux: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Erato.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Nunc dimittis (Vespers)

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
    • Ondine.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    15 Sinfonias (BWV.787-801) "Three-part inventions", no.12 BWV.798 in A major

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • Bach: Two and Three part inventions: The Glenn Gould Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 22.
  • Louis Spohr

    Rondo al espagnol (Clarinet Concerto No 4 in E minor)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Robin O'Neill.
    • Spohr - Clarinet Concertos 3 and 4.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott. Ensemble: Hermitage String Trio.
    • Chandos.
  • Richard Wagner

    Träume (Wesendonck Lieder arr Mottl)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • Jonas Kaufmann: Wagner: Runnicles.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in E flat major, Op 18, 'Grande valse brillante' orch Stravinsky

    Conductor: Andrew Litton. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • BIS.
  • CPE Bach

    Symphony in B flat major - Presto

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood. Performer: Christopher Hogwood.
    • 417 124 -2.
    • L'Oiseau Lyre.
    • 6.
  • Bob Chilcott

    Weather Report

    Choir: BBC Singers.
    • BBC recording from the BBC Singers' 90th anniversary concert..
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Quartet No 1 in F major for flute, clarinet, horn and bassoon (1st mvt)

    Music Arranger: Frédéric Berr. Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin.
    • Rossini: 6 Quartets for flute, clarinet, horn and bassoon.
    • SONY.
    • 1.
  • Henry Purcell

    Strike the viol (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    15 Inventions for kbd (BWV.772-86) "Two-part inventions", no.3 BWV.774 in D maj

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • Bach: Two and Three part inventions: The Glenn Gould Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 23.
  • Thomas Arne

    Where the bee sucks (The Tempest)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • The pure voice of Emma Kirkby.
    • Decca.
    • 8.


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