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Monday - Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward MacDowell

    Witches' Dance, Op.17 no.2

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • The Piano Album: Stephen Hough.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.101 in D major 'Clock' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 10.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Sleep

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no. 3 in C major BWV.1005 for violin solo; 2nd mvt, Fugue (Alla breve)

    Performer: Rachel Podger.
    • JS Bach: Complete Sonatas & Paritas for Violin Solo.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 12.
  • Peter Ludwig Hertel

    Clog Dance (La fille mal gardée)

    Conductor: Barry Wordsworth. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Herold/Messager: La Fille mal gardee: Wordsworth/Lanchbery/Jacquillat.
    • EMI.
    • 14.
  • George Gershwin

    My man's gone now (Porgy and Bess)

    Singer: Cynthia Clarey. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • William Alwyn

    Naiades - fantasy-sonata for flute and harp

    Performer: Judith Hall. Performer: Elinor Bennett.
    • Images and Impressions: Music for Flute & Harp.
    • Nimbus.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in D major, Op 46 No 6

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances &Dvorak: Slavonic Dances: Haitink.
    • Philips.
    • 16.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Bugler's Holiday

    Performer: Kate Moore. Performer: David McCallum. Performer: John Blackshaw. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Anderson: Orchestral Music 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    La Barcheta (Venezia)

    Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • Souvenirs De Venise.
    • Helios.
    • 13.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D, Op 77 (II. Adagio)

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 11 in A major, K 331 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Mozart: Piano Sonatas/Fantasies: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest, HWV 258

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Orchestra: The English Concert. Performer: Simon Preston. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Handel: Coronation Anthems: Preston, Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
    • 1.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 4, etc: Simon Trpceski, RLPO, Petrenko.
    • Avie.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 4, etc: Simon Trpceski, RLPO, Petrenko.
    • Avie.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Rhosymedre (Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes)

    Performer: Philip Ledger.
    • Organ Music from King's.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Love unrequited... When you're lying awake (Iolanthe)

    Performer: Richard Suart. Librettist: W. S. Gilbert. Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • That's Entertainment.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 3 in C sharp major BWV.848 arranged for marimba

    Performer: o. duo.
    • O Duo.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 014.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Silent Noon - English Songs.
    • DG.
    • 4.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Silent Noon - English Songs.
    • DG.
    • 4.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Lullaby

    Performer: Jonathan Rees. Performer: Kathron Sturrock.
    • Rebecca Clarke: Songs.
    • Gamut Classics.
    • 21.
  • John Dowland

    Come heavy sleep

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Performer: Thomas Dunford.
    • The Art of Melancholy.
    • Hyperion.
    • 19.
  • Robert Schumann

    Schlummerlied (Albumblätter, Op 124)

    Performer: Dénes Várjon.
    • Naxos.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor, Op 102 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Hyperion.
  • François-André Danican Philidor

    L' Art de la modulation - quartet no. 6: 3rd mvt, Tempo di Minuetto

    Orchestra: Camerata Köln.
    • Francois Andre Philidor - Six Quatuors.
    • cpo.
    • 18.

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