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Friday - 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

  • Henry Purcell

    Strike the viol (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Director: Stefano Montanari.
    • Decca.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor, Op 20 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Director: Pinchas Zukerman.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004

    Transcriber: Ferruccio Busoni. Performer: Maria Tipo.
    • EMI.
  • John Philip Sousa

    The Thunderer

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Wilfred Sanderson

    Up from Somerset

    Singer: Benjamin Luxon. Performer: David Willison.
    • Break The News To Mother: Victorian & Edwardian Ballads.
    • ARGO.
    • 1.
  • Steve Reich

    Duet

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Simos Papanas. Orchestra: Basel Chamber Orchestra.
    • My Tribute to Yehudi Menuhin.
    • DG.
    • 5.
  • Benedetto Marcello

    Canon Triplex, 'In omnem terram exivit sonus eorum'

    Ensemble: VOCES8. Ensemble: Les Inventions.
    • Signum.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70

    Performer: Adam Laloum. Performer: Lise Berthaud.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - General Lavine Eccentric

    Orchestrator: Colin Matthews. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Debussy: La Mer/12 Preludes: Halle/Elder.
    • Halle.
    • 10.
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Theme and variations

    Performer: Jenny Lin.
    • Bis.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta (5th mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Chandos.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Bird Witted" written and read by Marianne Moore

      RHINO R272408 CD.1 Tr.12

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for flute and orchestra (RV.428) (Op.10`3) in D major "Il Gardellino [The Goldfinch]": 1st movement; Allegro

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Vivaldi: 6 Flute Concertos Op.10: Beznosiuk, The English Concert, Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Grand March and Ballet Music from Aida

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DECCA.
  • Valerie Capers

    Portraits in Jazz - Blues for The Duke

    Performer: Maria Corley.
    • SOULSCAPES: PIANO MUSIC BY AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN.
    • Albany.
    • 6.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sugar Rum Cherry

    Music Arranger: Duke Ellington. Orchestra: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 5

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3: English Baroque Soloists/Gardiner.
    • Apex.
    • 5.
  • Nikos Skalkottas

    Epirotikos & Kretikos from Seven Greek Dances

    Music Arranger: Nikos Skalkottas. Music Arranger: Walter Goehr. Orchestra: Malmö SymfoniOrkester. Conductor: Nikos Christodoulou.
    • Skalkottas: Violin Concert; Largo Sinfonico etc. - Demertzis, MSO, Christodoulou.
    • BIS.
    • 5 & 6.
  • Trad.

    Thalassa lypisou

    Singer: Katerina Papadopoulou. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Iona Brown. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Vaughan Williams, Delius, Elgar, Warlock: ASMIF/ Marriner.
    • Decca.
    • 2.

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